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Summary statistics
Region Caribbean  
Currency E.C. Dollar (XCD)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 261  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 54  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 205.3  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Basseterre (13)  
United Nations membership date 23 September 1983  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 765  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 717  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 546  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 0.0  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 -2.4  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 9.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 14267.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 13695.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 11108.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 13776.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 13138.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 10393.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 26.5  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 33.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 42.0  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 2.70 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 2.70 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 2.70 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 -71  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -139  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -65  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 145 Index base 2001=100. 2011. Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 136 Index base 2001=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 111 Index base 2001=100.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 38  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 34  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 91  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 38  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 34  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 91  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 104 Air arrivals of non-resident tourists.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 98 Air arrivals of non-resident tourists.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 141 Air arrivals of non-resident tourists.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 156.4 ITU estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 152.7  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 103.7 December.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 79.4 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 76.0 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 34.0 ITU estimate.  
Exports (million US$) 2012 44.9 2011.  
Imports (million US$) 2012 246.7 2011.  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -201.8 2011.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 United States (81.7), Antigua and Barbuda (3.1), Trinidad and Tobago (2.7) 2011.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 United States (67.3), Trinidad and Tobago (6.3), United Kingdom (4.1) 2011.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.4  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1  
Urban population (%) 2013 32.1  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 70.7/68.2 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. 1998.  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 40.6 Age group 15 to 44 years. 1984.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 5.7/10.5  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 1  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 4.2  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 85.3/83.0  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 67.3  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 6.7  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 42  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 42.3  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 249/4.7  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 1573.0 UNSD estimate.  
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