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Gouvernement
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2021Q210,560€
Annual GDP [+]2020451,177M.€chart250M.€2019Annual GDP [+]
Annual GDP [+]2020513,087M.$chart280M.$2019Annual GDP [+]
GDP per capita [+]202039,110€chart13,889€2019GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]202044,529$chart15,549$2019GDP per capita [+]
Quarterly GDP [+]2021Q2122,136M.€
Debt (M.€.) [+]2020514,965
Debt (M.$.) [+]2020588,193
Debt (%GDP) [+]2020114.10%
Debt Per Capita [+]202044,524€
Debt Per Capita [+]202050,855$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-42,318chart12019Deficit (M.€) [+]
Deficit (M.$) [+]2020-48,336chart12019Deficit (M.$) [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-9.40%chart0.35%2019Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020270,569.3chart108.12019Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2020309,044.3chart121.02019Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201628,149.6chart13.12002Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201631,150.3chart12.42002Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201612.33%chart15.54%2002Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201938,986.8chart15.42017Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201943,645.7chart17.42017Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201715.31%chart17.39%2017Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20194,447.4
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20194,977.8
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20191.79%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202060.00%chart43.11%2019Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]202023,393€chart6,002€2019Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]202026,720$chart6,719$2019Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20162,485€chart688€2002Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20162,754$chart639$2002Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20193,393€chart715€2017Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20193,799$chart808$2017Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2019387€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2019435$
Moody's Rating [+]10/11/2019Aa3
S&P Rating [+]11/25/2011AA
Fitch Rating [+]04/03/2020AA-
Corruption Index [+]202076
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201922º
Fragile States Index [+]201829.7
RTI Raking [+]09/28/2018111ºchart123º09/28/2018RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201825º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]July 20215.9%
Unemployment rate [+]2021Q16.7%
Unemployed [+]2021Q1339 m.
NMW [+]20211,994.9 $
NMW [+]20211,625.7 €
Average Wage [+]202047,720€
Average Wage [+]202054,506$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201715º
Markets
US Dollar exchange rate [+]09/21/20210.8519
10-Year Bond Yield [+]09/21/2021-0.01%
Risk Premium [+]09/21/202131
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/21/202113.56%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20212.7%
HICP [+]August 20214.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]July 202123.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201945ºchart133º2019Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]July 202126.4%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]April 2021455,208
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]April 202147.03
Motor vehicle production [+]2020267,460
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015568.13
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200621.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202060.2%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]20199,343,324chart106,0002018Annual arrivals [+]
Exports [+]2020367,546.5 M.€chart3.9 M.€2020Exports [+]
Exports [+]2020419,340.1 M.$chart4.4 M.$2020Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]202081.46%chart2.43%2019Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2020346,849.2 M.€chart131.0 M.€2020Imports [+]
Imports [+]2020394,637.2 M.$chart149.6 M.$2020Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]202076.88%chart60.29%2019Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]202020,697.3 M.€chart-127.1 M.€2020Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]202024,702.9 M.$chart-145.2 M.$2020Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20204.59%chart-57.86%2019Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]July 20213.0%
Socio-Demography
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201524º
Density [+]2020379chart392019Density [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]202120º
Crude divorce rate [+]20192.00‰
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201710,273.0chart2.42017Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201917.20%chart28.13%2019% Immigrant [+]
% Emigrant [+]20195.05%chart14.72%2019% Emigrant [+]
Birth Rate [+]20209.90‰chart14.00‰2018Birth Rate [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20176,021.6chart18.12017Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]202011.00‰chart7.80‰2018Crude death rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20191.60chart2.212015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20193.90‰
% risk of poverty [+]202014.1%
Population [+]202011,566,041chart18,0082019Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20191,981,919chart5,0662019Immigrant stock [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2019581,740chart2,6502019Emigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20190.931chart0.8262019HDI [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202027º
Life expectancy [+]202080.90chart69.132005Life expectancy [+]
Suicides [+]20181,820
Suicide rate [+]201815.77
Number of homicides [+]2017193chart22018Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20171.69chart11.172018Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20199.03chart59.882019CO2 Tons per capita [+]
Consumption GWh [+]201982,051
Generation GWh [+]201987,580
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]09/20/202125,517
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]09/20/20211,224,885chart509/20/2021COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]
Fully vaccinated [+]09/21/20218,319,046
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]09/20/20212,206.20
Doses administered [+]09/21/202116,488,834chart30,54909/21/2021Doses administered [+]
  • Capital: Ngerulmud
  • Population: 18,008
  • Surface Area: 460 km2
  • Currency: United States dollars
  • Religion: Mostly Christianity
  • Belongs to: ACP, IMF, UN, PIF