Chile: Statistics

Economy 
Budget Expenditures $51.82 billion (2011 est.)
Budget revenues $55.53 billion (2011 est.)
Debt - external $95.99 billion (2011 est.)
Distribution Of Family Income - GINI Index 52.1% (2009 )
Electricity Consumption 53.24 billion kWh (2009 est.)
Electricity Exports 0 kWh (2010 est.)
Electricity Imports 958 million kWh (2010 est.)
Electricity Production 59.75 billion kWh (2010 est.)
Exports $81.64 billion (2011 est.)
GDP - purchasing power parity $299.50 billion (2011 est.)
Note: data are in 2011 US dollars
GDP - real growth rate 5.9% (2011 est.)
Imports $70.92 billion (2011 est.)
Industrial production growth rate 6.3% (2011 est.)
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 3.3% (2011 est.)
Labor force 8.099 million (2011 est.)
Natural Gas Consumption 5.318 billion cu m (2010 est.)
Natural Gas Exports 0 cu m (2010 est.)
Natural Gas Imports 3.458 billion cu m (2010 est.)
Natural Gas Production 1.779 billion cu m (2010 est.)
Natural Gas Proved Reserves 97.97 billion cu m (2011 est.)
Oil Consumption 321.7 thousand bbl/day (2011 est.)
Oil Exports 52.39 thousand bbl/day (2009 est.)
Oil Imports 305.1 thousand bbl/day (2009 est.)
Oil Production 10.64 thousand bbl/day (2010 est.)
Oil Proved Reserves 150 million bbl (2011 est.)
Unemployment rate 6.6% (2011 est.)
People 
HIV/AIDS - Adult Prevalence Rate 0.4% (2009 est.)
Infant mortality rate 7.4 deaths per 1,000 live births (2012 est.)
Population 17,067,369 (2012 est.)
Population Below Poverty Line 15.1% (2009 est.)
Population growth rate 0.88% (2012 est.)
Total fertility rate 1.87 children per woman (2012 est.)
Ethnic Groups:
white and white-Amerindian 95.4%, Mapuche 4%, other indigenous groups 0.6% (2002 census)
Nationality:
noun: Chilean(s) adjective: Chilean
Religions:
Roman Catholic 70%, Evangelical 15.1%, Jehovah's Witness 1.1%, other Christian 1%, other 4.6%, none 8.3% (2002 census)
Languages:
Spanish (official), Mapudungun, German, English
Geography 
Location:
Southern South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Argentina and Peru
Area
Total:756,102 sq. km
Land:743,812 sq. km
Water:12,290 sq. km
Coastline: 6,435 km
Climate:
temperate; desert in north; Mediterranean in central region; cool and damp in south
Terrain:
low coastal mountains; fertile central valley; rugged Andes in east
Elevation Extremes
Lowest Point:Pacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point: Nevado Ojos del Salado 6,880 m
Environment - International Agreements:
party to: Antarctic-Environmental Protocol, Antarctic-Marine Living Resources, Antarctic Seals, Antarctic Treaty, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands, Whaling signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
International Organization Participation:
APEC, BIS, CAN (associate), FAO, G-15, G-77, IADB, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC, ICCt, ICCt (signatory), ICRM, IDA, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, IHO, ILO, IMF, IMO, IMSO, Interpol, IOC, IOM, IPU, ISO, ITSO, ITU, ITUC, LAES, LAIA, Mercosur (associate), MIGA, MINUSTAH, NAM, OAS, OECD (accession state), OPANAL, OPCW, PCA, RG, SICA (observer), UN, UNASUR, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNIDO, Union Latina, UNMOGIP, UNTSO, UNWTO, UPU, WCL, WCO, WFTU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO
Technology 
Airports 476 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 22,400,000 (2011 )
Highways 80,505 (2004 )
Internet Hosts 2,152,000 (2012 )
Internet Users 7,009,000 (2009 )
Railways 7,082 (2010 )
Telephones 3,366,000 (2011 )

Sources:

CIA World Factbook

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