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Cyprus
Summary statistics
Region Western Asia  
Currency Euro (EUR) Beginning 1 January 2008, the Cyprus Pound (CYP) was replaced by the euro (1 EUR=0.585274 CYP).  
Surface area (square kilometres) 9251  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 1117 Includes Northern Cyprus.  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 120.7  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Nicosia (253)  
United Nations membership date 20 September 1960  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 24994  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 23053  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 16902  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 0.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 1.3  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 30523.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 28483.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 22298.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 30443.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 27565.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 21372.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 16.3  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 19.1  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 19.4  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 0.77 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 0.75 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 0.48 Official rate. Currency = Cyprus Pound.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2011 -2546  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -2309  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -971  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 134  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 129  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 115  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2011 92  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 100  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 85  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 84  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 85  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 84  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2011 7.7  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 6.2  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 5.3  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2011 21.4 European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 20.8 European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 24.1 European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat). The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2011 3.9 European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 3.8 European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 4.6 European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat). The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 57.2  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 57.1  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 53.6  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 71.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 71.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 73.1  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 2392  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 2173  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 2470  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 134.0  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 131.1  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 116.5  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 57.7  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 53.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 32.8  
Exports (million US$) 2011 1954.8  
Imports (million US$) 2011 8788.6  
Balance (million US$) 2011 -6833.8  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 Greece (23.6)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 Greece (21.2), Israel (10.1), United Kingdom (8.7) For more information, refer to the technical notes.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1 Includes Northern Cyprus.  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.4 Includes Northern Cyprus.  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.4 Includes Northern Cyprus.  
Urban population (%) 2012 70.7 Includes Northern Cyprus.  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 17.2 Includes Northern Cyprus.  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 18.5/15.3 Includes Northern Cyprus.  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 104.4 Includes Northern Cyprus.  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 82.1/77.7 Includes Northern Cyprus.  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 4.4 Includes Northern Cyprus.  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.5 Includes Northern Cyprus.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 154.3/17.5  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 6562 UNHCR's assistance activities for internally displaced persons in Cyprus ended in 1999.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 7.9  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 101.8/102.0 National estimate.  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 46.1  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 1.3/2.2  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2012 10.7  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 56  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 19.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 8193/7.5  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 2207.0  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 308  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 12.8/26.0  
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