Area: 34 sq km
Population: 40 614 inhab. (estimate 2018)
Density: 1 194.53 inhab./sq km
Capital: Philipsburg (chief town) 1 894 inhab. (2017);
Prime Minister: Leona Marlin-Romeo, in office since 15 January 2018
Internet: www.stat.gov.sx (Department of Statistics)

Sint Maarten

Sint Maarten
Useful information

GMT  -4
DST  not applied


Politics and current affairs

When the Netherlands Antilles were dissolved (10 October 2010), it became an independent state within the Kingdom of the Netherlands, represented by a Governor. The Parliament has 15 members elected for four years.

Administrative division

Cities
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Philipsburg1 894inhab.2017
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Population

Population by age and gender (% - 2018)
75+
60-74
45-59
30-44
15-29
0-14
MALEAGEFEMALE
Demographic statistics
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Birth rate92017
Death rate4.22017
Languages
DESCRIPTION
Dutch (official)
English (official)
Population by selected age groups
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
0-14 years18.5%2018
15-29 years21.6%2018


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Economy

Economy - General data
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
GDP1 072.07M US$2016
GDP annual growth rate1.7%2014
Economy - Employment
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Active population21 071units2013
Active population, Females48.8%2013
Economy - Unemployment
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Unemployment rate9.2%2013
Unemployment rate, Females44.8%2013
Employment by economic activity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
agriculture0.2%2013
industry11.3%2013
GDP by economic activity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
agriculture0.1%2015
industry12.3%2015
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Forests-Livestock-Fishing

Fishing
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
crustaceans and molluscs13t2017
marine fishes240t2017
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Trade

Merchandise Export
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
2016133M US$ -
2015128.894M US$ -
Merchandise Import
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
2016925M US$ -
2015889.522M US$ -
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Tourism

International Tourism
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expenditures114M US$2016
Number of arrivals528 000units2016
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Communications

Communication - Transport
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Motor vehicles24 730units2010
Motor vehicles per 1000 pop.661per 1000 pop.2010
Communication - Media and telecommunication
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Mobiles1 755.8per 1000 pop.2013
Telephone lines247.2per 1000 pop.2013
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Social and welfare

Social statistics - Education
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Graduates47units2015
Illiteracy rate, adult4.2%2001
Social statistics - Students and Teachers by level
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Teachers, primary level318units2012
Teachers, secondary level358units2014
Social statistics - Health
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Physicians2.1per 1000 pop.2013
Other social indicators
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Access to electricity100%2017
Electricity consumption per capita8 682kWh2016
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