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Summary statistics
Region Oceania-Micronesia  
Currency U.S. Dollar (USD)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 181  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 55  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 302.9  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Majuro (31)  
United Nations membership date 17 September 1991  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 189  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 177  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 139  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 5.0  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 5.2  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 2.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 3448.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 3281.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 2678.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 4370.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 3977.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 3470.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 56.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 56.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 56.8  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 ... 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) 2011 181  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 175  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 181  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 175  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 5 Air arivals.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 5 Air arivals.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 9 Air and sea arrivals.  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 ...  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 15.2  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 9.7  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 ...  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 ...  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 3.9  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.6  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.0  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5  
Urban population (%) 2012 72.2  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 41.3 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme.  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 4.8/4.5 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme.  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 105.4 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme. 2011.  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 70.6/67.0 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. 2004.  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 21.0 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme. 2003-2007.  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 4.4 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme. 2002-2007.  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 44.6  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 1.7/2.7  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 12.2 UNESCO estimate. 2004.  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 103.9/102.7  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 56.5 UNESCO estimate. 2003.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2012 3.0  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 87  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 70.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 103/1.9  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 627.0 UNSD estimate.  
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