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Summary statistics
Region Oceania-Micronesia  
Surface area (sq km) 181  
Population (est., 000) 53  
Pop. density (per sq km) 291.6  
Capital city Majuro  
Capital city pop. (000) 31  
Currency U.S. Dollar (USD)  
UN membership date 17 September 1991  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 189  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 177  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 139  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 0.8  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 5.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 2.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 3585.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 3379.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 2676.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 4466.9  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 4117.6  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 3468.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 56.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 56.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 56.8  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 -14 2012.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -47  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -3  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 ... Majuro.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 135 Majuro. 2008.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 107 Majuro.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 103  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 175  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 103  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 175  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 5 2012. Arrivals by air.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 5 Arrivals by air.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 9 Arrivals by air and sea.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 ...  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 ...  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 1.3  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 11.7 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 7.0 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 3.9  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.2  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.6  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.7  
Urban population (%) 2014 72.4  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 40.2 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme. De facto estimate.  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 4.6/4.4 De facto estimate. Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. Data refer to the latest available census. 2010.  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 105.3 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme. De facto estimate.  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 72.6/67.3 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme. 2011.  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 26.3 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme. 2011.  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 4.1 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme. 2011.  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 44.6  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 1.7/3.2  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 12.2 2003.  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 106.5/105.1  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 48.9  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 4.7  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 3.0  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 95  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 70.2  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 0.2  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 95.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 76.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 103/2.0  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 28.0 UNSD estimate.  
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