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Summary statistics
Country note Data generally refer to the government-controlled area unless otherwise indicated.  
Region 2015 Western Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 9251  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 1177 Including northern Cyprus.  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 127.3 Including northern Cyprus.  
Capital city 2015 Nicosia  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 251 2014.  
Currency 2015 Euro (EUR)  
UN membership date 2013 20 September 1960  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 23077  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 25320  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 18850  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 -2.5  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 1.4  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 3.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 26147.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 30526.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 25523.0  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 2.3 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 2.4 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 2.7 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 10.8 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 16.6 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 20.1 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 86.9 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 81.1 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 77.3 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 3.9  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 2.8  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 3.7 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 16.5  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 20.7  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 24.3 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 79.6  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 76.5  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 72.0 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 16.1 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 6.3 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 5.3 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 57.3/69.9 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 57.2/71.3 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 53.6/73.1 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 134  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 129  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 115  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 81 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 83  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 81 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 84  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014 72  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2010 100  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2005 100  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -1053  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -2728  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -971  
Exports (million US$) 2015 1931.4  
Imports (million US$) 2015 5666.0  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -3734.6  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Bunkers (12.2), Greece (10.7), Ireland (9.3) See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 Greece (25.3), United Kingdom (8.8), Italy (7.9)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1 Including northern Cyprus.  
Urban population (%) 2015 66.9  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.9  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.5 Including northern Cyprus.  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 82.2/77.7 Including northern Cyprus.  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 42 Including northern Cyprus.  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 196.2/16.8 Including northern Cyprus.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 2441  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 14102  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 4 Including northern Cyprus.  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 7.4 Data is converted from SHA 2011.  
Health: Physicians (per 1 000 pop.) 2013 2.3 2012.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 6.6 2011.  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 99.6/98.8 Estimate.  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 99.5/99.4 Estimate.  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 62.6/44.1 Estimate.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 0.1  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 12.5  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 96.3  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 69.3 Population age 16-74.  
Patents: Resident filings (per million pop.) 2014 44.0  
Threatened species 2015 60  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 18.7 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 5948/5.2  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 5  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 71.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 2.0  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 100.0/100.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 100.0/100.0  
Net Official Development Assistance disbursed (% of GNI) 2014 0.1 2013.  
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