Chile

World Rank 54 3.04 Chile flag svg
Capital
Area
Currency
Santiago
756,096 km 2
Peso (CLP)

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Introduction

One of the longest nations in the world is Chile. It stretches over 4,300 kilometers, but the widest point from the east to the west is only 350 km. The Republic of Chile is located between the Andes on the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It is important to mention the land coverage, which is 37th largest in the world. In numbers, it is around 756,000 square kilometers. The capital and largest city of Chile is Santiago.

Economy

Chile’s economy is around $467 billion, making it the 5th largest economy in Latin America and the Caribbean. It accounts for 4% of the entire GDP of the region. We should also remember that the GDP per capita (PPP included) is around a bit over $25,000. As a result, it is one of the richest late nations in the region. When compared to its neighbours, Chilean wealth per person is the largest according to data from 2019. 

Population

Almost 19 million people live in Chile. It is a pretty large number that gives them 7th place in the ranking in the region of Latin America. However, Chile can boast with very low density, which is around 24 people per square kilometer.

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

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Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

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External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

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Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)