Country information

  • Landlocked/Coastal: Island / Coastal
  • Country area: 455 km²
  • Pop: 89,188
  • Religions: Christian, various others
  • GDP/ World Rank Dollars: $764.3 million (164)
  • HDI/ World Rank Index:
  • Main Languages: English, French
  • Largest three cities: Victoria (no other cities)
  • Capital: Victoria
  • Type of government: Presidential republic / democracy
  • Economic Structure: Exports: $495 million (2008 est) - canned tuna, frozen fish, cinnamon bark, copra, petroleum products Imports: $658 million (2009 est) - machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products.
  • Name of president, PM, Ruler: President James Michel
  • Date of next election: May-11
  • HIV/AIDS prevalence: N/A
  • Literacy rates: 91.80%
  • Corruption perceptions index 2010: 4.8
  • 2011 Doing Business Rank: 95
  • Life expectancy: 73.52
  • Percentage below poverty line: 20% (1992 figures)

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