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Official name:
Republic of Cyprus
Region:

    General Information
    Region    Western Asia
    Population (000, 2021)   1 216a,b
    Pop. density (per km2, 2021)   131.6a,b
    Capital city    Nicosia
    Capital city pop. (000, 2021)   269.5d
    UN membership date    20-Sep-60
    Surface area (km2)   9 251c
    Sex ratio (m per 100 f)   99.9a,b
    National currency    Euro (EUR)
    Exchange rate (per US$)   0.8e
    Economic indicators
    2010 2015 2021
    GDP: Gross domestic productf (million current US$)25 70719 77124 565c
    GDP growth ratef (annual %, const. 2015 prices)23.43.2c
    GDP per capitaf (current US$)30 993.123 323.428 284.9c
    Economy: Agricultureg (% of Gross Value Added)2.32.12.3c
    Economy: Industryh,i (% of Gross Value Added)16.411.615c
    Economy: Services and other activityj (% of GVA)81.286.382.7c
    Employment in agriculture (% of employed)3.842k,e
    Employment in industry (% of employed)20.416.216.3k,e
    Employment in services (% employed)75.879.881.7k,e
    Unemploymentk (% of labour force)6.314.97.2e
    Labour force participation ratek (female/male pop. %)57.6 / 70.657.9 / 67.457.8 / 68.0e
    CPI: Consumer Price Indexl,m (2010=100)100102102e
    Agricultural production index (2014-2016=100)107103106c
    International trade: exports (million current US$)1 5063 3672 741e
    International trade: imports (million current US$)8 6457 1337 504e
    International trade: balance (million current US$)- 7 138- 3 766- 4 763e
    Balance of payments, current account (million US$)- 2 799-84- 2 850e
    Social indicators
    2010 2015 2021
    Population growth ratea,n (average annual %)1.60.90.8e
    Urban populationa (% of total population)67.666.966.8c
    Urban population growth ratea,n (average annual %)1.40.7...
    Fertility rate, totala,n (live births per woman)1.51.41.3e
    Life expectancy at birtha,n (females/males, years)81.1 / 76.882.2 / 77.782.8 / 78.6e
    Population age distributiona (0-14/60+ years old, %)17.8 / 16.116.9 / 17.716.5 / 20.2b
    International migrant stocka (000/% of total pop.)188.5 / 16.9176.7 / 15.2190.4 / 15.8e
    Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR (000)8.8o14.136.6e
    Infant mortality ratea,n (per 1 000 live births)4.34.23.5e
    Health: Current expenditure (% of GDP)6.56.96.8p,d
    Health: Physicians (per 1 000 pop.)2.22.62q
    Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP)6.56.35.8r
    Education: Primary gross enrol. ratiok (f/m per 100 pop.)101.6 / 101.699.3 / 99.399.3 / 100.2d
    Education: Secondary gross enrol. ratiok (f/m per 100 pop.)92.0 / 90.999.4 / 100.199.0 / 101.5d
    Education: Upper secondary gross enrol. ratiok (f/m per 100 pop.)88.1 / 86.099.6 / 100.397.4 / 101.5d
    Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.)0.71.31.3d
    Seats held by women in national parliaments (%)12.512.521.4s
    Environment and infrastructure indicators
    2010 2015 2021
    Individuals using the Internet (per 100 inhabitants)53t71.786.1c
    Research & Development expenditure (% of GDP)0.40.50.5u,d
    Threatened species (number)436092
    Forested area (% of land area)18.718.718.7d
    CO2 emission estimatesf (million tons/tons per capita)7.3 / 8.95.9 / 7.06.3 / 7.3d
    Energy production, primary (Petajoules)456d
    Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules)937480d
    Tourist/visitor arrivals at national borders (000)2 1732 6593 939d
    Important sites for terrestrial biodiversity protected (%)60.267.372.3e
    Pop. using safely managed sanitation (urban/rural %)86.3 / ...86.3 / ...86.3 / ...e
    Net Official Development Assist. disbursedl (% of GNI)0.230.09...
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