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Summary statistics
Region Southern Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 300  
Population (est., 000) 352  
Pop. density (per sq km) 1179.8  
Capital city Male  
Capital city pop. (000) 156  
Currency Rufiyaa (MVR)  
UN membership date 21 September 1965  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 2836  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 2335  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 1091  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 3.7  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 6.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 -9.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 8220.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 7169.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 3665.6  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 6779.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 6185.1  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 3434.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 15.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 26.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 34.5  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 15.41 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 12.80 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 12.80 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 -176  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -196  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -273  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 191 Male.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 146 Male.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 107 Male. Series linked to former series.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 64  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 72  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 89  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 64  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 72  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 89  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 11.6  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 11.7  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 13.4  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 24.3 2006. Population census. ISIC Rev.3. Excluding conscripts.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 11.5 2006. Population census. ISIC Rev.3. Excluding conscripts.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 56.2  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 55.1  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 50.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 77.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 76.4  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 74.6  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 1125 Arrivals by air.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 792 Arrivals by air.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 395 Arrivals by air.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 0 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 0  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 0  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 181.2  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 151.8  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 68.4  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 44.1 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 26.5 Population aged 15 and over.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 6.9 Country estimate. Excluding mobile Internet users.  
Exports (million US$) 2013 166.5  
Imports (million US$) 2013 1733.3  
Balance (million US$) 2013 -1566.8  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 Thailand (37.1), France (13.5), Iran (6.5)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 United Arab Emirates (28.4), Singapore (16.2), India (8.9)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.9  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 4.5  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.1  
Urban population (%) 2014 44.5  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 28.4  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 6.6/7.0  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 101.3  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 78.8/76.7  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 10.4  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.3  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 34.7  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 84.2/24.4 Refers to foreign citizens.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 6.2  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 102.4/100.7 UNESCO estimate. 2004.  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 52.5  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 3.9  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 5.9  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 69  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 3.0  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 0.1  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 99.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 99.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 1104/3.3  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 56.0  
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