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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Oceania-Melanesia  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 12189  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 271  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 22.2  
Capital city 2015 Port Vila  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 53 2014.  
Currency 2015 Vatu (VUV)  
UN membership date 2013 15 September 1981  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 812  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 701  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 395  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 3.6  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 1.6  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 5.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 3137.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 2965.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 1886.4  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 25.9 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 22.0 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 24.1 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 8.9 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 13.0 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 8.5 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 65.2 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 65.0 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 67.4 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 60.5 2009.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 7.0 2009.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 31.1 2009.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 4.5 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 4.3 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 5.1 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 61.6/80.6 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 61.5/80.7 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 65.3/81.7 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 139  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 133  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 112  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 138 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 132  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 138 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 132  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 19  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -64 Break in the time series.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -53  
Exports (million US$) 2015 63.5 2011.  
Imports (million US$) 2015 280.6 2011.  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -217.1 2011.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Malaysia (20.5), Philippines (18.1), Australia (11.3) 2011.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 Australia (29.7), Singapore (18.2), New Zealand (12.7) 2011.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.3  
Urban population (%) 2015 26.1  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.4  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 3.4  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 73.6/69.6  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 69  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 3.2/1.2  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 109  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 1  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 24  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 5.0  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 4.9  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 122.2/125.2 2013.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 2.9 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 0.0  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 60.4  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 18.8 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 137  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 36.1 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 106/0.4  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 1  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 10.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 2.3  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 98.9/92.9  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 65.1/55.4  
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