General profile: French Polynesia

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
0.278 Millions
101.096 XPF/US$
5 949 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(n) 3 660 km²
-0.66 %
2.00 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-3.6 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchandise exports
217
153
130
148
Merchandise imports
1 723
1 726
1 527
2 236
Merchandise trade balance
-1 506
-1 573
-1 397
-2 089
Export structure by product group in 2018
(as % of total exports)
67 %67 %12 %12 %21 %21 %
Top 5 partners in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
403925235403925235
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Services exports
1 074
970
993
-
Services imports
722
598
424
-
Services trade balance
352
372
569
-
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport
23.0
26.4
31.1
-
Travel
49.4
41.8
46.9
-
Other services
27.6
31.8
21.9
-
TRADE INDICES
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107107117117138138100100116116104104949411311311611612012014614616116120820820220219719716616620420421721724224294949999105105100100939390909191909092929696919196969999100100104104109109112112115115114114107117138100116104941131161201461612082021971662042172429499105100939091909296919699100104109112115114
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.0 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2018
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2018
GDP, current
5 703
6 081
5 262
5 949
GDP per capita, current US$
22 037
22 821
19 267
21 426
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
1.40
-2.47
1.31
2.00
Current account balance, % of GDP
..
..
..
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
95.957
90.101
107.597
101.096
GDP by expenditure in 2017
(as % of total GDP)
64.430.219.021.435.464.430.219.021.435.4
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+0.4 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2018
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2018
FDI inflows
7.82
64.30
26.01
58.72
FDI outflows
15.76
37.80
22.74
22.06
Personal remittances, % of GDP
9.77
10.70
10.72
10.29
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
612.1612.1581.6581.6581.6581.6564.3564.3660.1660.1671.7671.7633.5633.5722.4722.4650.7650.7727.8727.8763.1763.1688.8688.8621.9621.9557.3557.3598.0598.0508.3508.3408.25959797962622626626299991551551311316464222214145858313188665858111124241010612.1581.6581.6564.3660.1671.7633.5722.4650.7727.8763.1688.8621.9557.3598.0508.359796226629915513164221458318658112410FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Balance, % of GDP
-18.05
-19.85
-15.24
-
Balance, % of imports
-44.46
-51.79
-41.72
-
Normalized balance
-0.286
-0.349
-0.264
-
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
58575857575958575662575863
LABOUR FORCE
Labour force by gender in 2018
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
59%Male 59%Female
41%Female 41%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.001 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2018
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
..
1
10
13
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
10.74
9.46
13.77
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
70 000
69 296
76 433
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.24
0.79
0.80
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
5.07
6.01
4.63
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
n
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 05 November 2019