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Summary statistics
Region Caribbean  
Currency Euro (EUR)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 1705  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 463 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 271.6  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Basse-Terre (13)  
Economic indicators
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 0.77 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 0.75 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 0.85 Market rate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 125  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 122  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 112  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 100  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 89  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 89  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2011 13.7 March to June. Excludes the institutional population.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2011 2.4 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. (%) 2011 54.2  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 54.3  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 54.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 64.9  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 65.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 67.5  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 ... Air arrivals. Excludes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
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) 2011 ... UNSD estimate.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 47 UNSD estimate. 2009.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 22 UNSD estimate.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 ...  
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  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.1  
Urban population (%) 2012 98.4 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 21.9 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 19.2/16.5 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 89.1 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 83.6/76.1 Includes Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 6.7 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, %) 2006-2010 29.4 1975-1976.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 104.9/22.5  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 58  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 39.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 1737/3.8  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 1282.0 UNSD estimate.  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 1779 Le Raizet.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 22.1/30.5 Le Raizet.  
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