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Summary statistics
Region Caribbean  
Surface area (sq km) 1705  
Population (est., 000) 468 Including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Pop. density (per sq km) 274.5 Including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Capital city Basse-Terre  
Capital city pop. (000) 55  
Currency Euro (EUR)  
Economic indicators
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 0.72 UN operational exchange rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 0.76 UN operational exchange rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 0.84 UN operational exchange rate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 129  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 122  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 112  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 100  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 89  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 89  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 23.6  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 23.8  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 25.9  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 13.5 March to June. Excluding institutional population. 2012.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 13.8 March to June. Excluding institutional population.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 3.3 March to June. Excluding institutional population. 2012.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 0.0 March to June. Excluding institutional population.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 50.0  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 51.4  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 48.6  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 57.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 57.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 56.1  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 487 Arrivals by air. Excluding the north islands (Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy). Including residents and non-residents.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 392 Arrivals by air. Excluding the north islands (Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy).  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 372 Arrivals by air. Excluding the north islands (Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy). Information based on survey conducted at Guadeloupe Airport.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 3 UNSD estimate. 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 2 UNSD estimate.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 2 UNSD estimate.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5 Including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5 Including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.2 Including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Urban population (%) 2014 98.4 Including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 21.2 Including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 20.3/17.5 Including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 89.0 Including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 84.0/77.4 Including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 5.6 Including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.1 Including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 29.4 1976.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 97.1/20.8 Including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (French part).  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 7.9  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 62  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 38.0  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 2.6  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 1775/3.9  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 67.0 UNSD estimate.  
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