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Summary statistics
Region 2015 South America  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 756102  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 18132  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 24.4  
Capital city 2015 Santiago  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 6507  
Currency 2015 Chilean Peso (CLP)  
UN membership date 2013 24 October 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 258062  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 217538  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 123056  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 1.9  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 5.8  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 6.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 14528.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 12785.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 7644.9  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 3.3 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 3.5 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 4.1 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 35.1 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 39.6 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 40.3 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 61.5 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 57.0 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 55.6 At producers' prices.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 9.2 Break in the time series. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. 2013.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 11.1 Break in the time series. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 14.8 Break in the time series. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 23.7 Break in the time series. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. 2013.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 23.6 Break in the time series. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 41.8 Break in the time series. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 67.1 Break in the time series. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. 2013.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 65.3 Break in the time series. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 43.5 Break in the time series. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 6.4 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 8.1 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 8.0 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 50.6/74.5 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 46.8/74.7 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 38.2/73.1 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 115 Index base: 2009=100. Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 101 Break in the time series. Index base: 2009=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 114 Santiago.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 117 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 109  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 117 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 109  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -2995  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 3581  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 1449  
Exports (million US$) 2015 63360.1  
Imports (million US$) 2015 63037.6  
Balance (million US$) 2015 322.5  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 China (26.3), United States (13.0), Japan (8.6)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 China (23.5), United States (18.7), Brazil (7.7)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1  
Urban population (%) 2015 89.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.8  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 84.1/78.1  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 45  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 469.4/2.6  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 3674 Including nationals residing abroad.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 2517  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 7  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 7.8  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 4.6 2013.  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 98.9/102.1  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 101.2/99.6  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 92.3/81.3  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 3.6  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 15.8  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 133.3  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 72.4 Estimate.  
Patents: Resident filings (per million pop.) 2014 25.0  
Threatened species 2015 182  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 23.0 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 83171/4.7  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 626  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 92.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 6.9  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 99.7/93.3  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 100.0/90.9  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 0.1  
Trade Profile
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