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[Wallis et Futuna] : 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): Wallis-et-Futuna
country code ISO: WF //; - FIPS: WF
location: South Pacific Ocean
time zone: +12 UT
surface (land) area: sq.km = sq.mi //; - area incl. inland waters: sq.km = sq.mi
geographical position in extreme co-ordinates: North: 12° S / South: 15° S / East: 175° W / West: 178° W
borders (land): none
borders (coastline): Pacific Ocean
climate: tropical oceanic
Government
independent since: not yet
type of government: overseas territory of France, claimed 1842
capital: Matâ'Utu
administrative division: royaume [=kingdom] {or: circonscription} (3)
Population
population according to the last two censuses (1990): 13,705 /-; (1996): 14,166
total population according to the estimate of midyear 2000: 15,283 /-; 2001: 15,435
population density: 56 per sq.km = 145 per sq.mi
population growth: 4% //; - doubling time: ca 20 years
birth rate: 28 per 1000
death rate: 6 per 1000
fertility rate: 4 children per female
maternal mortality: per 100,000
infant mortality (1-4 years): 30 per 1000
life expectancy: 73,8 years (male: 73,2; female: 74,4)
age breakdown: 0-14 years: % //; - 15-59 years: % //; - 60+ years: %
urbanisation: % //; - urbanisation growth: %
percentage of urban population in the greatest city: %
Ethnic composition, language, religion
ethnic groups: Polynesian
languages: French, Wallisian
religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
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: %
school enrolment: secondary education: %
school enrolment: tertiary education 20-24 years: %
adult literacy: 50% (male: %; female: %)
 
Economy and infrastructure
 
Economy and trade
currency: Pacific French franc = 100 centimes
annual inflation rate: %
population below poverty line: %
Gross Domestic Product: USD per capita
GNI USD per capita //; - [ppp: ]
GDP growth: %
income: USD 1500 per capita
import: USD 13 per capita //; - export: USD 0,4 per capita
trade: USD 800 per capita //; - or % of GDP
trade partners:
human development index: //; - position of the country in the world no.:
female labour force: %
unemployment: %
tourism: 0,0004 million
Economic activities in agriculture, fisheries, industry, mining, services, energy
land use: arable land: 25% //; - grass land: % //; - wooded area: % //; - arid land and desert: %
agriculture: labour force: % //; - part of agriculture in GDP: %
agricultural products: cassava, copra, yams, taro, roots & tubers, coconuts, bananas, vegetables, melons
livestock (real whole figures): goats: 7 / pigs: 25 / poultry: ...
fish catch: 206 metric tonnes
industry: labour force: % //; - part of industry in GDP: %
industrial products: fish processing
mining products: of no importance
CO2 emission per capita:
services: labour force: % //; - part of services in GDP: %
energy use (kg per capita):
electricity use (per capita):
annual water use (per capita):
Traffic, communication
road network: km //; - of which paved: % //; - of which are motorways: km
vehicles: per 1000
railways: 0 km //; - railways passenger/km: -
navigable inland waterways: 0 km
ownership telephone: per 1000
ownership radio receivers: per 1000
ownership tv-sets: per 1000
newspaper circulation: per 1000
persons per post office:
personal computers: per 1000
 
Some physical landmarks
 
mountains: Mt. Puke (Singavi) 524 m, Mt. Kolofau 417, Mt. Bougainville 366, Mt. Lulu Fakahega 151
lowest point: sea level
lakes (natural): some small lakes on Île Wallis, among the largest are: Lac Kikila, Lalolalo, Lanutavake
lakes (artificial reservoirs): none, or unknown
lakes (deepest): unknown
rivers: some small rivers to drain mountain slopes; unnamed in atlantes or on maps at the compiler's disposal
canals: none, or unknown
waterfalls: none, or unknown
caves: longest system: none, or unknown / deepest:
islands: see the separate file of the administrative division
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
overseas territory of France since 1959-12-27 and new law on 1961-07-29
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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