map of Gibraltar GIBRALTAR

general data of the country


 
General useful information
 
Note: some data are of constant value, while other are due to changes, fluctuations etc.
 
Nation and population
official name (short form): Gibraltar
country code ISO: GI //; - FIPS: GI
location: Southwest Europe
time zone: +1 UT* [*= applying daylight saving time]
surface (land) area: 6,5 sq.km = 2,5 sq.mi //; - area incl. inland waters: sq.km = sq.mi
geographical position in extreme co-ordinates: North/South: 36° N / East/West: 5° W
borders (land): Spain
borders (coastline): Mediterranean Sea
climate: maritime Mediterranean
Government
independent since: not yet
type of government: colony of the United Kingdom (possession since 1704)
capital: Gibraltar
administrative division: none
Population
population according to the latest census (1991): 26,703
total population according to the estimate of midyear (2000) 29,481 // - ; (2001): 27,649
population density: 4150 per sq.km = 10758 per sq.mi
population growth: 0,8% //; - doubling time: not apllicable; exceeds 100 years
birth rate: 19 per 1000
death rate: 10 per 1000
fertility rate: 3 children per female
maternal mortality: per 100,000
infant mortality (1-4 years): 6 per 1000
life expectancy: 76 years (male: 73; female: 80)
age breakdown: 0-14 years: 20% //; - 15-59 years: 52% //; - 60+ years: 18%
urbanisation: 100% //; - urbanisation growth: %
percentage of urban population in the greatest city: 100%
Ethnic composition, language, religion
ethnic groups: English, Italian, Maltese, Spanish, Portuguese
languages: English, Spanish
religious affiliation: Roman Catholic 77%; Protestant 11%; Muslim 8%; Jewish 2%
Health
daily food intake: calories per capita
population with access to safe water: %
people per physician:
people per hospital bed:
Education, literacy
school enrolment: primary education 6-11 years: 100%
school enrolment: secondary education: %
school enrolment: tertiary education 20-24 years: %
adult literacy: % (male: %; female: %)
 
Economy and infrastructure
 
Economy and trade
currency: Gibraltar pound = 100 pence
annual inflation rate: %
population below poverty line: %
Gross Domestic Product: USD 660 per capita
GNI USD per capita //; - [ppp: ]
GDP growth: %
income: USD 4000 per capita
import: USD 436 per capita //; - export: USD 116 per capita
trade: USD 11500 per capita //; - or % of GDP
trade partners: ES MA GB IT
human development index: //; - position of the country in the world no.:
female labour force: 38%
unemployment: %
tourism: 6,5 million
Economic activities in agriculture, fisheries, industry, mining, services, energy
land use: arable land: % //; - grass land: % //; - wooded area: % //; - arid land and desert: %
agriculture: labour force: 0% //; - part of agriculture in GDP: %
agricultural products: of no importance
livestock (1000s): asses: / buffaloes: / camels: / cattle: / goats: / horses: / mules: / pigs: / poultry: / sheep:
fish catch: metric tonnes
industry: labour force: 8% //; - part of industry in GDP: %
industrial products: beverages, ship-repair, textiles
mining products: none
CO2 emission per capita:
services: labour force: 92% //; - part of services in GDP: %
energy use (kg per capita): 3143
electricity use (per capita):
annual water use (per capita):
Traffic, communication
road network: 43 - 53 km //; - of which paved: 100% //; - of which are motorways: 0 km
vehicles: 660 per 1000
railways: 0 km //; - railways passenger/km: -
navigable inland waterways: 0 km
ownership telephone: 340 - 1006 per 1000
ownership radio receivers: 573 per 1000
ownership tv-sets: 250 - 390 per 1000
newspaper circulation: 214 per 1000
persons per post office: 9040
personal computers: per 1000
 
Some physical landmarks
 
mountains: Summit 426 m
lowest point: sea level
lakes (natural): none
lakes (artificial reservoirs): unknown
lakes (deepest): unknown
rivers: none
canals: unknown
waterfalls: unknown
caves: longest system: unknown / deepest:
islands: unknown
deserts: none
other natural features:
 
Additional remarks, especially on the statistical information
 
other important features:
apart from physical landmarks most of the above figures are changeable, in most cases they date from the 1990's
 
primary sources used for the general information:
BB CA EV PW WA WB WR, and some national statistical yearbooks
particulars concerning population data:
 

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Particulars:
There are no separate files of data for the administrative division or urban centres

File created on 2002-01-23; revised on 2003-03-30; and latest modification of this page on 2004-02-14 by Jan Lahmeyer
1999/2004 "populstat" site: Jan Lahmeyer