Sint Maarten Economic Statistics and Indicators

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Economic Indicators For: Sint Maarten › Change country
National or Regional Currency: Euro, EUR
Year of data: 2015 › Change year
Number of Indicators Listed:
Full Dataset: From Year 1980 to 2019
Date of Last Update: 17th March 2015
Population: 39,689 (July 2013 est.)
Area: total: 34 sq km ; land: 34 sq km ; water: 0 sq km ; note: Dutch part of the island of Saint Martin
Natural Resources: fish, salt
Capital: name: Philipsburg ; geographic coordinates: 18 1 N, 63 2 W ; time difference: UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)

The economy of Sint Maarten centers around tourism with nearly four-fifths of the labor force engaged in this sector. Nearly 1.8 million visitors came to the island by cruise ship and roughly 500,000 visitors arrived through Princess Juliana International Airport in 2013. Cruise ships and yachts also call on Sint Maarten's numerous ports and harbors. Limited agriculture and local fishing means that almost all food must be imported. Energy resources and manufactured goods are also imported. Sint Maarten had the highest per capita income among the five islands that formerly comprised the Netherlands Antilles.

Economic Indicators for Sint Maarten 2015

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* Source: IMF
Aggregate Indicators for Sint Maarten
  Geography (Location, geographic coordinates, map references, area, terrain, elevation extremes, borders, coastline and maritime claims) for Sint Maarten
  Climate and Environment (climate, environmental issues, environmental agreements, natural hazards) for Sint Maarten
  Natural Resources, Agricultural Products, Land Use and Water Use for Sint Maarten
  Nationality, Ethnic Groups, Languages and Religions for Sint Maarten
  Telephone Statistics: Number of Fixed Lines, Mobile Phone Penetration Rate for Sint Maarten
  Age Structure, Median Age, Gender and Urbanization for Sint Maarten
  Population Growth Rate, Birth Rate, Death Rate, Net Migration Rate for Sint Maarten
  Life Expectancy Rate, Infant Mortality Rate and Total Fertility Rate for Sint Maarten
  HIV, AIDS and Other Major Infectious Disease Rates for Sint Maarten
  Literacy Rate, Educational Expenditure and School Life Expectancy for Sint Maarten
  Gross Domestic Product (PPP, Official Exchange Rate, Real Growth Rate and Per Capita) for Sint Maarten
  Industries and Industrial Growth Production Rate for Sint Maarten
  Labor Force by Occupation for Sint Maarten
  Poverty Line, Gini Index, Household Income and Consumption for Sint Maarten
  National Budget and Public Debt for Sint Maarten
  Bank Rates (Commercial Bank Prime Lending Rate, Central Bank Discount Rate) for Sint Maarten
  Stock of Money, Stock of Quasi Money, Stock of Domestic Credit for Sint Maarten
  Stock Market Capitalization: Market Value of Publicly Traded Shares for Sint Maarten
  Trade Statistics, Export Statistics, Export Partners and Products, Import Statistics, Import Partners and Products for Sint Maarten
  Foreign Exchange Reserves and Gold Reserves for Sint Maarten
  FDI Statistics (Foreign Direct Investment at Home/ Inbound FDI, Foreign Direct Investment Abroad/ Outbound FDI) for Sint Maarten
  Exchange Rate Statistics for Sint Maarten
  Electricity Production, Electricity Consumption, Electricity Exports and Electricity Imports for Sint Maarten
  Oil Production, Proven Oil Reserves, Oil Consumption, Oil Exports and Oil Imports for Sint Maarten
  Natural Gas Production, Proven Natural Gas Reserves, Natural Gas Consumption, Natural Gas Exports and Natural Gas Imports for Sint Maarten
  Television and Radio Statistics (TV Stats, Radio Stats) for Sint Maarten
  Internet Statistics (Internet Users, Internet Hosts, Country TLD) for Sint Maarten
  Airport Statistics (Paved Runway Airports, Unpaved Runway Airports, Heliports) for Sint Maarten
  Transport Statistics (Railways, Roadways, Waterways, Ports and Terminals, Airports, Merchant Marine) for Sint Maarten
  Military Statistics (Military Expenditure, Military Branches, Service Age and Obligation, Manpower Available and Fit for Military Service) for Sint Maarten
  Disputes, Refugees, Human Trafficking and Illicit Drug Production for Sint Maarten
* Source: CIA
Internet Indicators for Sint Maarten
  Number of Internet Users for Sint Maarten
  Internet Penetration Rate for Sint Maarten
  Number of Facebook Accounts for Sint Maarten
  Facebook Penetration Rate for Sint Maarten
* Source: IWS