Area: 800 sq km
Population: 197 621 inhab. (estimate 2010)
Density: 247.03 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 12° - 18° N; long. 63° - 69° W
Capital: Willemstad (chief town) 120 000 inhab. (2007); Willemstad 125 000 inhab. (2001), urban agglomeration
Currency: Netherlands Antillean guilder (100 cents)
Prime Minister: Emily de Jongh-Elhage, dal 26-III-2006
Internet: www.cbs.an (Central Bureau of Statistics)

Netherlands Antilles

Nederlandse Antillen
Useful information

GMT  -4
DST  not applied


Politics and current affairs

Dal 10-X-2010 le Antille Olandesi non esistono più come entità amministrativa unitaria: Curaçao e Sint Maarten sono diventate stati autonomi sotto sovranità olandese; Bonaire, Saba e Sint Eustatius sono diventate comuni olandesi.

Administrative division

Administrative divisions
Cities
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Willemstad120 000inhab.2007
Kralendijk7 900inhab.2001
Urban agglomerations
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Willemstad125 000inhab.2001
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Population

Demographic statistics
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Birth rate13.32009
Death rate6.72009
Religions
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Catholic72%2001
Protestant16%2001


Languages
DESCRIPTION
Dutch (official)
Papiamento
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Economy

Economy - General data
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Agricultural prod. index (2004-06=100)106.3index2010
GDP4 078M US$2010
Economy - Employment
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Active population97 402units2009
Active population, Females50.1%2009
Economy - Unemployment
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Unemployment rate10.3%2008
Employment by economic activity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
agriculture1.1%2008
industry17.6%2008
GDP by economic activity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
agriculture0.6%2010
industry15.7%2010
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Agriculture

Land use
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
arable land10%2015
forests1.48%2015
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Forests-Livestock-Fishing

Forestry
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
timber3 3172010
Livestock - Cattle
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cattle0.6441000 heads2017
cattle and buffaloes0.6441000 heads2017
Livestock - Pigs
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
pigs2.8841000 heads2017
Livestock - Sheep
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
sheep9.9331000 heads2017
Livestock - Goats
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
goats14.0981000 heads2017
Livestock - Equines
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
asses2.7571000 heads2017
asses and mules2.7571000 heads2017
Livestock - Poultry
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
birds1601000 heads2017
Livestock - Livestock products
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
eggs0.521000 t2017
hides and skins0.021000 t2013
Fishing
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
crustaceans and molluscs5t2010
marine fishes18 500t2010
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Minerals

Mineral resources - Non-metal ores
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
salt5001000 t2009
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Energy

Electric energy - Generated
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
- thermal807.46M kWh2014
non-renewable electricity generation100%2014
Electric energy - Installed capacity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
- thermal2351000 kW2014
- other renew.231000 kW2015
Electric energy - Total production and capacity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
total net generation807.46M kWh2014
total installed capacity2581000 kW2014
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Industry

Industry - Iron and Steel, Metallurgy
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
sulfur, rec.231000 t2008
Industry - Petrochemicals
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
bitumen1 0541000 t2008
petrol2 955.41000 t2008
Industry - Food and beverages
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
beer of barley141000 t2010
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Trade

Merchandise Export
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
2011860M US$ -
2010806.532M US$ -
Merchandise Import
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
20112 800M US$ -
20102 622.018M US$ -
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Tourism

International Tourism
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expenditures176M US$2009
Number of arrivals898 000units2009
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Communications

Communication - Transport
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Merchant fleet185units2007
Merchant fleet, gross tonnage1 407 000t2010
Communication - Media and telecommunication
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Mobiles1 089.306per 1000 pop.2004
Ratio of mobile to fixed telephone lines2.429units2016
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Social and welfare

Social statistics - Education
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expected years of schooling14.3years2002
Illiteracy rate, adult3.5%2011
Social statistics - Students and Teachers by level
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Teachers, primary level1 145units2003
Teachers, secondary level1 181units2003
Other social indicators
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Alcohol consumption per capita15.2litres2009
Calories available per capita/day3 040units2009-11
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