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Summary statistics
Region Northern Europe  
Currency Danish Krone (DKK)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 1393  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 49  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 35.1  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Tórshavn (20)  
Economic indicators
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 5.75 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 5.61 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 6.32 Market rate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 ...  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 121 2009.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 109  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 102  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 102  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 102  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 102  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2011 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 22.2 September. Age group 16 years and over. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2011 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 11.1 September. Age group 16 years and over. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 2.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2011 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 9 2009.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 9  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 ...  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 163.5  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 136.5  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 80.7  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 75.2  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 67.9  
Exports (million US$) 2011 761.7 2009.  
Imports (million US$) 2011 783.4 2009.  
Balance (million US$) 2011 -21.7 2009.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 United Kingdom (17.3), Denmark (11.0), France (10.8) 2009.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 Denmark (30.4), Norway (18.1), Chile (6.6) 2009.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.0  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.1  
Urban population (%) 2012 41.3  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 22.0 De jure estimate. Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. Data refer to the latest available census. 2008.  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 20.5/18.1 De jure estimate. Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. Data refer to the latest available census. 2008.  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 108.1 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. De jure national estimate.  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 82.3/76.8 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. 2008.  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.5 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. 2007.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 3.3/6.5  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 13  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 <  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 707/14.6  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 4857.0 UNSD estimate.  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 1284  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 4.5/8.6  
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