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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Northern Europe  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 1393  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 48  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 34.6  
Capital city 2015 Tórshavn  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 21 2014.  
Currency 2015 Danish Krone (DKK)  
Economic indicators
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 ... Persons aged 16 years and over. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 ... Persons aged 16 years and over. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 11.1 Persons aged 16 years and over. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 ... Persons aged 16 years and over. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 ... Persons aged 16 years and over. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 22.2 Persons aged 16 years and over. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 ... Persons aged 16 years and over. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 ... Persons aged 16 years and over. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 66.7 Persons aged 16 years and over. Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 4.0 Excluding the institutional population. Persons aged 15 to 74 years. 2013.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 6.4 Excluding the institutional population. Persons aged 15 to 74 years. Break in the time series.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 3.2 Persons aged 16 years and over.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 79.4/86.0 Excluding the institutional population. Persons aged 15 to 74 years. 2013.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 77.5/85.3 Excluding the institutional population. Persons aged 15 to 74 years.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 ... Excluding the institutional population. Persons aged 15 to 74 years.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 125  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 121  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 109  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 104 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 102  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 104 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 102  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 ...  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 144  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 31  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.2  
Urban population (%) 2015 42.0  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 82.3/76.8 2008.  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 56 2008.  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 5.5/11.5  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 124.1  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 94.7 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 14  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 0.1 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 594/12.3  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 0  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 179.0 Estimate.  
Trade Profile
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