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Vanuatu  

  • Capital: Port Vila
  • Population: 270,000
  • Surface Area: 12,190 km2
  • Currency: Vanuatu vatu
  • Belongs to: ACP, IMF, UN, PIF

Vanuatu, is a country located at Melanesia, it has an area of 12,190 Km2, so it is one of the smallest countries in the world.

Vanuatu, with a population of 270,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world ant it has a moderate population density, 22 people per km2.

The capital is Port Vila and its currency is Vanuatu vatu

Vanuatu is holding the 186 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2015 was 170 millions of euros189 millions of dollars, ( 25.63% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 644 € euros per inhabitant719$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Vanuatu, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.594 points in 2014, leaving it in 135th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Vanuatu are business, you must know it's in the 83th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Vanuatu, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Vanuatu Economy
Government
GDP Mill. € [+]2015669M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015742M.$
GDP per capita [+]20152,528€
GDP per capita [+]20152,805$
Debt [+]2015170 M.€
Debt [+]2015189 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201525.63%
Debt Per Capita [+]2015644 €
Debt Per Capita [+]2015719$
Deficit [+]201548 M.€
Deficit [+]201553 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20157.17%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015165.5
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015183.7
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200921.9
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200930.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201421.83%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201417.94%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201524.89%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015625€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015694$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200994€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009131$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014105€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014140$
Corruption Index [+]201135
Business
Doing Business [+]201783º
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201112.50%
Trade
Exports [+]201645.7 M.€
Exports [+]201650.6 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]20155.23%
Imports [+]2016383.4 M.€
Imports [+]2016424.4 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201549.40%
Trade balance [+]2016-337.7 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-373.8 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-44.17%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201622
Population [+]2016270,000
Immigrant stock [+]20153,187
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201526.4
% Immigrant [+]20151.20%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201550.6
Emigrant stock [+]20158,583
% Emigrant [+]20153.24%
HDI [+]20140.594
Birth Rate [+]201526.17‰
Fertility Rate [+]20153.31
Crude death rate [+]20154.72‰
Life expectancy [+]201572.16
Number of homicides [+]20120
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20122.9
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.43