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Summary statistics
Region Caribbean  
Currency E.C. Dollar (XCD)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 442  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 89  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 201.5  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) St. John's (27)  
United Nations membership date 11 November 1981  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 1176  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 1136  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 997  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 2.3  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 -7.1  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 6.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 13207.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 13017.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 12079.9  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 12740.1  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 12656.3  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 11570.7  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 30.7  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 36.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 29.4  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 2.70 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 2.70 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 2.70 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 -79  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -167  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -171  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 131  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 123  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 110  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 117  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 112  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 95  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 117  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 112  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 95  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 ... Official estimates. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 15.6 Official estimates. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. 2008.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 15.6 Official estimates. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 ... Official estimates. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 2.8 Official estimates. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. 2008.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 2.8 Official estimates. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 247 Excludes nationals residing abroad.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 230 Excludes nationals residing abroad. Air arrivals.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 245 Excludes nationals residing abroad. Air arrivals.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 198.6  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 189.4  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 102.5  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 59.0 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 47.0 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 27.0 ITU estimate.  
Exports (million US$) 2012 29.0  
Imports (million US$) 2012 339.5  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -310.5  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 United States (22.1), United Kingdom (18.6), Barbados (9.7)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 United States (50.1), United Kingdom (6.1), China (5.7)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.0  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.0  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.0  
Urban population (%) 2013 29.8  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 25.0  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 10.8/9.5  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 91.5  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 78.2/73.4  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 8.5  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.1  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 52.6 Age group 15 to 44 years. 1988.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 28.7/31.9  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 0 Value is zero, not available or not applicable.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 2.6  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 100.4/105.6  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 68.0 National estimate.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 10.5  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 44  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 22.3  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 513/5.8  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 1935.0 UNSD estimate.  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 1052 Based on monthly averages for the period 1960-1995.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 23.9/29.6 Based on monthly averages for the period 1969-1995.  
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