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Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Summary statistics
Region 2015 South America  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 1098581 Data updated according to 'Superintendencia Agraria'. Interior waters correspond to natural or artificial bodies of water or snow.  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 10888  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 10.1  
Capital city 2015 Sucre La Paz is the seat of government and Sucre is the constitutional capital.  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 372  
Currency 2015 Boliviano (BOB)  
UN membership date 2013 14 November 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 32996  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 19650  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 9549  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 5.5  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 4.1  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 4.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 3124.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 1981.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 1046.4  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 12.4  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 12.4  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 13.9  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 35.0  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 35.9  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 31.0  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 52.6  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 51.8  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 55.2  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 32.1 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Persons aged 10 years and over. Break in the time series. 2009.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 38.6 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Persons aged 10 years and over.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 20.0 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Persons aged 10 years and over. Break in the time series. 2009.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 19.4 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Persons aged 10 years and over.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 47.9 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Persons aged 10 years and over. Break in the time series. 2009.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 42.0 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Persons aged 10 years and over.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 3.2 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 2.6 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 5.4 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 63.8/82.5 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 62.5/82.3 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 60.7/81.4 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 205 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) 2014 134 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 120  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 134 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 120  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -16  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 874  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 622  
Exports (million US$) 2015 8908.7  
Imports (million US$) 2015 9682.4  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -773.7  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Brazil (27.5), Argentina (16.8), United States (12.4)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 China (18.0), Brazil (16.5), Argentina (11.7)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.6  
Urban population (%) 2015 68.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.3  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 3.0  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 70.2/65.3  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 64  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 143.0/1.3  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 871  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 775  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 43  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 6.3 Data revision. Funds previously included in social security were reclassified.  
Health: Physicians (per 1 000 pop.) 2013 0.5 2011.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 7.3  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 84.4/85.0 2013.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 12.4 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 53.1  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 96.3  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 39.0 Estimate.  
Patents: Resident filings (per million pop.) 2014 1.0  
Threatened species 2015 216  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 51.1 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 19703/1.9  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 912  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 32.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 24.8  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 96.7/75.6  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 60.8/27.6  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 2.1  
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