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Summary statistics
Region Northern America  
Currency Danish Krone (DKK)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 2166086  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 57  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) <  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Nuuk (16)  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 2343  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 2265  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 1650  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 2.2  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 4.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 41266.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 40063.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 28977.4  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 40302.9  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 39129.1  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 28290.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 51.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 53.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 24.8  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 5.66 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) 2012 140  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 132  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 113  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 99  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 99  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 24  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 17  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 103.8  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 100.1  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 81.3  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 64.9 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 63.0  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 57.7  
Exports (million US$) 2012 476.9  
Imports (million US$) 2012 856.0  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -379.1  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 Denmark (90.8), Portugal (3.1), Switzerland (2.6)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 Denmark (59.3), Sweden (21.5), Norway (3.8)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.3  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.3  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -1.9  
Urban population (%) 2013 85.2  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 21.7 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. Data refer to the latest available census. De jure estimate. 2012.  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 11.1/11.7 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. Data refer to the latest available census. De jure estimate. 2012.  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 112.8 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. Data refer to the latest available census. De jure estimate. 2012.  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 72.9/68.2 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. 2007-2011.  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.1 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. 2011.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 5.7/10.0  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 16  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 0.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 634/11.1  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 4093.0  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 754 Based on monthly averages for the period 1961-1990.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) -4.0/1.3 Based on monthly averages for the period 1961-1990.  
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