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Chile
Summary statistics
Region South America  
Currency Chilean Peso (CLP)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 756102  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 17270  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 22.8  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Santiago (6034)  
United Nations membership date 24 October 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 248592  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 216309  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 123056  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 6.0  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 6.1  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 6.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 14395.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 12640.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 7549.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 13583.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 11780.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 6918.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 23.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 21.5  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 21.5  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 521.46 Principal rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 468.37 Principal rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 514.21 Principal rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2011 -3220  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 3269  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 1449  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 105 Index base 2009=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 101 Index base 2009=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 114 Santiago.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 115  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 109  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 115  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 109  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2011 7.1  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 8.1 Methodology revised. Data not strictly comparable.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 9.2  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2011 ... The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 23.0 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 23.0 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 2. Fourth quarter.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2011 ... The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 10.6 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 13.2 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 2. Fourth quarter.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 47.1  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 46.8  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 38.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 74.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 74.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 72.9  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 3070  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 2766  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 2027  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2011 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 4320 2009.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 4670  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 149.2  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 136.2  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 85.9  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 53.9  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 45.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 31.2  
Exports (million US$) 2011 81411.1  
Imports (million US$) 2011 74907.1  
Balance (million US$) 2011 6504.0  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 China (22.8), United States (11.2), Japan (11.1)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 United States (20.2), China (16.9), Brazil (8.3)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.9  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -1.1  
Urban population (%) 2012 89.4  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 21.4  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 15.2/12.4  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 97.8  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 82.4/76.2  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 6.8  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.8  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 64.2 Age group 15 to 44 years.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 320.4/1.9  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 2038  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 4.2  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 95.6/95.6  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 51.0  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 1.9/12.3  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2012 14.2  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 146  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 22.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 66677/3.9  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 1359.0  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 313  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 8.3/22.5  
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