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Summary statistics
Region Caribbean  
Currency E.C. Dollar (XCD)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 751  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 72  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 95.5  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Roseau (14)  
United Nations membership date 18 December 1978  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 499  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 482  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 362  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 -1.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 2.1  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 -0.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 6958.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 6766.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 5126.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 6709.8  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 6631.9  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 4715.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 22.3  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 21.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 20.2  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 2.70 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 2.70 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 2.70 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 -55  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -81  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -76  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 126 Index base 2001=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 122 Index base 2001=100. Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 106 Index base 2001=100.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 116  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 111  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 95  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 117  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 112  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 95  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 79  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 77  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 79  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 2  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 2  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 161.5  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 155.8 Estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 75.4  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 55.2 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 47.5  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 38.5 ITU estimate.  
Exports (million US$) 2012 37.0  
Imports (million US$) 2012 211.9  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -174.9  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 Trinidad and Tobago (18.6), Jamaica (16.2), Saint Kitts and Nevis (14.3)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 United States (36.8), Trinidad and Tobago (17.0), Areas nes (8.6) See technical notes.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.4  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.2  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.4  
Urban population (%) 2013 67.4  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 29.5 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. Data refer to the latest available census. De facto estimate. 2006.  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 15.1/11.7 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. Data refer to the latest available census. De facto estimate. 2006.  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 103.7 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. Data refer to the latest available census. De facto estimate. 2006.  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 78.2/73.8 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. 2008.  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 49.8 Age group 15 to 44 years. 1987.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 6.4/8.9  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 0 Value is zero, not available or not applicable.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 5.0 UNESCO estimate. 1999.  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 107.0/104.3  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 12.9  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 53  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 59.2  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 136/2.0  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 690.0 UNSD estimate.  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 2575 Melville Hall airport. Based on monthly averages for the period 1971-1990.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 23.1/29.3 Melville Hall airport. Based on monthly averages for the period 1971-1990.  
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