Maldives

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Capital
Area
Currency
Malé
298 km 2
Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR)

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Introduction

The Republic of Maldives is an archipelagic state located in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. Its 26 atolls are scattered far away from each other, making the nation highly dispersed. 

It is important to notice that with the land coverage of 300 square kilometers, it is the smallest nation in the Asian region with the second smallest population at around 380,000. According to the data collected in 2019, their total GDP (PPP included) was $8.6 billion, which gave them the GDP per capita a little over $23,150.

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)