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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Western Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 527968  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 27478  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 52.0  
Capital city 2015 Sana'a  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 2962  
Currency 2015 Yemeni Rial (YER)  
UN membership date 2013 30 September 1947  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 37131  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 30907  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 19041  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 -0.2  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 5.7  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 5.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 1418.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 1310.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 928.6  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 14.7  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 12.1  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 9.6  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 37.3  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 38.7  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 43.8  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 48.0  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 49.2  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 46.6  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 24.7 Persons aged 15 to 65 years.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 31.0 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series. 2004.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 18.8 Persons aged 15 to 65 years.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 16.3 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series. 2004.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 56.2 Persons aged 15 to 65 years.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 52.7 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series. 2004.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 16.4 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 17.8 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 16.1 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 25.6/72.8 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 24.8/71.4 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 23.6/71.3 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 426 2013.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 292 Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 174  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 138 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 136  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 138 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 137  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -842  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -1398  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 624  
Exports (million US$) 2015 2416.9 2014.  
Imports (million US$) 2015 12041.6 2014.  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -9624.7 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 China (35.6), Saudi Arabia (21.0), Thailand (13.7) 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 China (11.3), Turkey (7.1), Saudi Arabia (6.8) 2014.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.6  
Urban population (%) 2015 34.6  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 4.0  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 4.4  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 64.9/62.2  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 76  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 344.1/1.3 Including refugees. Refers to foreign citizens.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 990 2013. Including nationals residing abroad.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 1540539  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 54  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 5.6 Data revision.  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 88.9/105.8 2013.  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 39.5/57.4 2013.  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 6.1/13.7 2011.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 6.7 2013.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 0.0  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 68.5 Estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 22.6 Estimate.  
Patents: Resident filings (per million pop.) 2014 1.0  
Threatened species 2015 287  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 1.0 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 25346/1.0  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 759  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 13.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 0.6  
Trade Profile
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