General profile: New Caledonia

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
0.276 Millions
105.895 XPF/US$
11 094 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 18 280 km²
12.47 %
2.50 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+9.6 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
1 093
1 493
1 219
1 457
Merchandise imports
1 774
3 312
2 715
2 515
Merchandise trade balance
-681
-1 820
-1 497
-1 057
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
1 %1 %58 %58 %41 %41 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
4272321751399842723217513998
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
372
524
532
-
Services imports
834
1 301
1 140
-
Services trade balance
-463
-777
-608
-
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
17.6
23.8
21.5
-
Travel
40.0
24.5
29.7
-
Other services
42.3
51.7
48.9
-
TRADE INDICES
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172172167167142142160160121121129129162162166166117117141141255255176176150150155155128128848475751001001721721571571641641801801731731891892272272322321921921801801911911611611311311391391101109595929210010017216714216012112916216611714125517615015512884751001721571641801731892272321921801911611311391109592100
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.5 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
6 236
9 355
9 174
11 094
GDP per capita, current US$
26 801
37 266
34 094
40 157
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
3.60
6.94
3.64
2.50
Current account balance, % of GDP
-1.80
-14.54
-12.20
-
Exchange rate (/US$)
95.957
90.101
107.597
105.895
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
64.724.138.417.845.064.724.138.417.845.0
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+0.5 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
-6.74
1 439.09
1 225.98
1 422.42
FDI outflows
30.62
75.98
62.07
57.10
Personal remittances, % of GDP
8.21
5.26
6.68
5.78
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
641.7641.7612.9612.9612.9612.9720.8720.8724.2724.2715.0715.0594.2594.2491.8491.8509.4509.4544.2544.2491.2491.2537.1537.1512.2512.2493.1493.1448.5448.5332.71 4221 4221 4981 4981 2261 2261 7451 7452 1692 1692 8312 8311 7151 7151 4391 4391 1821 1821 7461 746417417749749-7-727271161165959103103-41-41641.7612.9612.9720.8724.2715.0594.2491.8509.4544.2491.2537.1512.2493.1448.51 4221 4981 2261 7452 1692 8311 7151 4391 1821 746417749-72711659103-41FDI 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
2017
Balance, % of GDP
-16.23
-24.96
-21.23
-
Balance, % of imports
-40.93
-53.88
-52.34
-
Normalized balance
-0.257
-0.369
-0.354
-
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
6063636768685669746963
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
58%Male 58%Female
42%Female 42%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
..
3
4
6
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
10.34
9.37
8.58
10.38
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
90 574
113 000
113 000
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.20
0.13
0.51
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
4.56
3.29
2.68
..
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).
m
Estimated. Data refers to 2013.
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: 19 November 2018