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Summary statistics
Region Eastern Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 2513  
Population (est., 000) 885  
Pop. density (per sq km) 352.7  
Capital city Saint-Denis  
Capital city pop. (000) 144  
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 126  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 121  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 110  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 107  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 104  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 107  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 104  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 29.0  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 28.9  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 30.1  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 13.1 March to June. Excluding institutional population. 2012.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 14.1 March to June. Excluding institutional population.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 3.9 March to June. Excluding institutional population. 2012.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 4.2 March to June. Excluding institutional population.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 51.7  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 51.9  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 51.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 64.0  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 64.4  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 64.9  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 416  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 420  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 409  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 8 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 8  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 6  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.2  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.4  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -2.5  
Urban population (%) 2014 94.8  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 24.9  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 14.1/11.8  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 96.2  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 82.9/76.0  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 4.2  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.2  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 66.6 Age group 20 to 44 years. 1997.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 136.5/15.6  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 1.8  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 126  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 35.7  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 23.5  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 4510/5.3  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 70.0  
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