Source
Central bank

N/A

International Reserves

US$ 382 million (Source: World Bank; Data updated: 2013)

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 3 billion (2014 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

3 billion of International dollars (2014 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
8.5% 9.5% -8.7% 19.6% 10.6% 12.2% -3.6% 7.1%
2011 2012 2013 2014*        
6.5% 0.9% 3.7% 4.2%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 7,402 (2014 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$9,543 International Dollars (2014 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2014*
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

*Estimate 

 

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 3% 
  • industry: 17% 
  • services: 80% (2012 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

 

Inflation
2011 2012 2013 2014*
11.3% 10.9% 4.0% 3.3%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2011 2012 2013 2014*
N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
64.8% 67.0% 74.4% 80.7% 86.1%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
-16.3% -8.7% -9.3% -10.7% -12.4%

*Estimate   

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's rating: N/A

Moody's outlook: N/A

(Foreign Currency Government Bond Ratings; Data last updated Sept 2014)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2009 2010 2011*
N/A N/A $555 million

*2011 Estimate 

Largest companies in The Maldives

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ -574 million (2014 estimate)(After 2008)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-22.687% of GDP (2014 estimate)(2009)

Exports as percent of GDP(Exports of goods and services)

N/A

 

Shares in world total merchandising export

0%(2012)

(Data were released in March 2014)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.05% (2012)(2007)

(Data were released in 2014)

Total exports

US$283 million (2004 estimate) 

Export commodities

fish

Total imports

US$1.406 million (2012 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

petroleum products, clothing, intermediate and capital goods

Exports - major partners

France 18.9%, Thailand 15.8%, UK 11.4%, US 9.4%, Sri Lanka 8.6%, Italy 8.1%, Germany 6.4% (2012)

Imports - major partners

Singapore 21.7%, UAE 20.9%, India 9.6%, Malaysia 7.6%, China 6%, Thailand 5.6%, Sri Lanka 4% (2012)

FDI inflows
2011 2012 2013
US$ 256 million US$ 284  million US$ 325 million
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2010 2011 2012 2013
US$ -3 million US$ 0 million US$ 0 million US$ 0 million
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2012(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2013(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project (Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 185. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.)

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 189. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 95 out of 185 countries(2009) (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 71 out of 185 countries(2009)

Enforcing Contracts: 90 out of 185 countries

Registering Property: 161 out of 185 countries

Getting credit: 109 out of 185 countries

Protecting investors: 80 out of 185 countries

Trading across border: 138 out of 185 countries

Paying Taxes: 115 out of 185 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 18 out of 185 countries

Getting Electricity: 131 out of 185 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 40 out of 185 countries

(2013)

Global competitiveness ranking(ranking by country on a basis of 144, the first is the best)

N/A

 

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 145 Score: 51.0 (Repressed) (2014)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Total area

298 km2 (2006)

Currency

rufiyaa (MVR) (2009)

Government type

republic (2009)

Languages

Maldivian Dhivehi (dialect of Sinhala, script derived from Arabic), English spoken by most government officials

Religions

Sunni Muslim

Total population
1980 1990 2000 2012* 2017**
0.15 million 0.21 million 0.27 million 0.33 million 0.36 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2011
11.2% 22.3% 27.7% 41.1%
Population median age

25 years (2010)

Population growth rate

1.3% (2011)

Life expectancy

77 years (2010)

Adult literacy

98% (2005/2010)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

12.22% (2011)

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

37.37 (2004)

(Data were released in 2011, 0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

Political Rights:3
Civil Liberties:4 (2011)

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free)

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

173.24% (2011)

(sum of fixed telephone lines and mobile cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

34% (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Cost of living - Mercer index(ranking by city on a basis of 214; the 1st is the most expensive and the 214th is the least expensive)

N/A

Source
CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

3.2944 (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2009)

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