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Summary statistics
Region Caribbean  
Currency Euro (EUR)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 1705  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 464 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 271.9  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Basse-Terre (13)  
Economic indicators
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 0.76 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 0.75 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 0.85 Market rate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 128  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 122  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 112  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 110  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 89  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 110  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 89  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 13.5 March to June. Excludes the institutional population.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 13.8 March to June. Excludes the institutional population.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 ... March to June. Excludes the institutional population.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 3.3 March to June. Excludes the institutional population.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 50.1  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 51.4  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 48.6  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 57.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 57.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 56.1  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 418 Air arrivals. Excludes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part). 2011.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 392 Air arrivals. Excludes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 372 Air arrivals. Excludes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part). Data based on a survey conducted at Guadeloupe airport.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ... UNSD estimate.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 24 UNSD estimate.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 22 UNSD estimate.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.1 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Urban population (%) 2013 98.4 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 21.5 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 19.8/17.0 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 89.1 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 84.0/77.4 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 5.6 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.1 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 29.4 1976.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 97.1/20.8 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 60  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 38.1  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 1737/3.8  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 1225.0 UNSD estimate.  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 1779 Le Raizet. Based on monthly averages for the period 1961-1990.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 22.1/30.5 Le Raizet. Based on monthly averages for the period 1961-1990.  
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