Area: 21$ sq km
Population: 10 124 inhab. (estimate 2018)
Density: 482.1 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 17° N; long. 62° W
Capital: Gustavia (chief town) 2 797 inhab. (2016);
Currency: euro (100 cents)

Saint-Barthélemy

Saint-Barthélemy
Useful information

GMT  -4
DST  not applied
Annual average temperature (°C) Gustavia 26.6
Average temperature in January/July (°C) Gustavia 25/27.5
Daily sunshine hours in June/December (average) Gustavia 9/8
Annual average precipitation (mm) Gustavia 920
Days of rainfall (annual average) Gustavia 139

Politics and current affairs

The island has been a territorial collectivity of Metropolitan France since 2007, following the referendum of 2003 when the inhabitants chose to separate from Guadeloupe. It is administered by a Territorial Council (19 members) elected directly for a five-year term and is represented in Paris by one deputy (shared with Saint-Martin) and one senator.

Geography.
An island of the Lesser Antilles, lying 24 km south of Saint-Martin and 230 km north of Guadeloupe.

Administrative division

Cities
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Gustavia2 797inhab.2016
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Population

Population by age and gender (% - 2020)
75+
60-74
45-59
30-44
15-29
0-14
MALEAGEFEMALE
Demographic statistics
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Population < 15 years15$%2020
Population > 60 years27.4%2020
Languages
DESCRIPTION
Creole
English
Population by selected age groups
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
0-14 years15$%2020
15-29 years14.5%2020


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Economy

Economy - General data
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
GDP, local currency367M LCU2014
GDP per capita, local currency38 994LCU2014
Economy - Unemployment
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Unemployment rate4.2%2017
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Forests-Livestock-Fishing

Fishing
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
marine fishes100t2019
total catch100t2019
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Social and welfare

Other social indicators
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Deforestation0$%2015-20
Forests8.5%2018
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