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Summary statistics
Region South America  
Surface area (sq km) 756102  
Population (est., 000) 17773  
Pop. density (per sq km) 23.5  
Capital city Santiago  
Capital city pop. (000) 6472  
Currency Chilean Peso (CLP)  
UN membership date 24 October 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 277043  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 217556  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 123056  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 4.1  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 5.8  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 6.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 15723.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 12684.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 7532.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 15092.6  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 11831.8  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 6902.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 23.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 21.1  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 21.5  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 523.76 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$) 2013 -9486  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 3581  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 1449  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 110 Santiago. Index base 2009=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 101 Santiago. Index base 2009=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 114 Santiago.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 117  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 109  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 117  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 109  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 6.0  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 8.1  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 8.0  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 23.4 ISIC Rev.2. Break in series. 2011.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 23.0 ISIC Rev.2. Break in series.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 23.0 ISIC Rev.2. Fourth quarter.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 10.3 ISIC Rev.2. Break in series. 2011.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 10.6 ISIC Rev.2. Break in series.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 13.2 ISIC Rev.2. Fourth quarter.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 49.2  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 46.8  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 38.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 74.8  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 74.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 73.0  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 3576  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 2801  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 2027  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 545 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 385  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 390  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 134.3  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 115.8  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 64.7  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 66.5 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 45.0 ITU estimate. Population aged 5 and over.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 31.2 ITU estimate.  
Exports (million US$) 2013 76684.1  
Imports (million US$) 2013 79172.8  
Balance (million US$) 2013 -2488.7  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 China (24.9), United States (12.8), Japan (9.9)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 United States (20.3), China (19.7), Brazil (6.5)  
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 -0.8  
Urban population (%) 2014 89.4  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 20.8  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 16.0/13.2  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 97.9  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 82.6/77.0  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 5.9  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.8  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 64.2 Age group 15 to 44 years. 2006.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 398.3/2.3  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 2252  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 4.6  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 94.9/94.8  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 52.0  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 3.1  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 15.8  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 182  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 21.9  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 6.9  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 99.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 99.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 79409/4.6  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 89.0  
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