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Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Summary statistics
Region South America  
Currency Boliviano (BOB)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 1098581  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 10496  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 9.6  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Sucre (307) La Paz is the capital and the seat of government; Sucre is the legal capital and the seat of the judiciary.  
United Nations membership date 14 November 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 27035  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 19650  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 9549  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 5.2  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 4.1  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 4.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 2575.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 1934.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 1020.8  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 2379.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 1849.4  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 989.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 18.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 16.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 13.0  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 6.91 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 6.99 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 8.04 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 2138  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 874  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 622  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 183 Urban areas.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 160 Urban areas.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 117 Urban areas.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 128  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 120  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 128  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 120  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2012 ... Age group 10 years and over. Main cities or metropolitan areas.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 6.0 Age group 10 years and over. Main cities or metropolitan areas.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 ... Age group 10 years and over. Main cities or metropolitan areas.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 ... Age group 10 years and over.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 20.0 Age group 10 years and over. 2009. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.2.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 19.4 Age group 10 years and over. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 ... Age group 10 years and over.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 32.1 Age group 10 years and over. 2009. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.2.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 38.6 Age group 10 years and over. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 64.1  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 63.7  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 61.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 80.9  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 80.9  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 81.5  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 1114 2006-2012: Preliminary data.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 807 2006-2012: Preliminary data.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 524 2006-2012: Preliminary data.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 16347  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 14269  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 92.6  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 72.3  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 26.5  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 34.2 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 22.4 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 5.2  
Exports (million US$) 2012 11793.4  
Imports (million US$) 2012 8281.0  
Balance (million US$) 2012 3512.4  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 Brazil (31.1), Argentina (17.9), United States (14.8)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 Brazil (18.4), China (13.1), Argentina (13.1)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.6  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.2  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.3  
Urban population (%) 2013 67.7  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 34.9  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 8.1/6.7  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 99.8  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 69.3/64.9  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 39.1  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 3.3  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 60.5  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 154.3/1.5  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 744  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 6.9  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 85.9/86.5  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 45.0 National estimate.  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 1.1/5.3 Estimates.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 25.4  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 212  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 52.5  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 15444/1.5  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 561.0  
Trade Profile
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