Myanmar datasheet

Myanmar (Burma) official data

Map of Myanmar (Burma)
Map of Myanmar
  • Official country name: Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Burma)
  • Capital: Naypyidaw
  • Total Area: 676,568 km²
  • Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
  • Currency: Kyat, K – MMK
  • Drives on the: right
  • Calling Code: +95
  • Internet TLD: .mm

Demographics

  • Population: 51,419,420 (2014 census)
  • Population Density: 73.9/km²
  • Official Languages: Burmese
  • HDI: 0.498 (low)
  • Ethnic Groups: (2012)
    • 68% Bamar
    • 9% Shan
    • 7% Karen
    • 4% Rakhine
    • 3% Chinese
    • 2% Indian
    • 2% Mon
    • 5% other

Economy

Myanmar flag
Flag of Myanmar
  • GDP (PPP): USD 111.120 Billion (2013 Estimate)
  • GDP per Capita (PPP): USD 1,711
  • GDP (Nominal): USD 59.427 Billion (2013 Estimate)
  • GDP per Capita (Nominal): USD 915
  • GDP Growth: 6.5% (2013 Estimate)
  • GDP by sector: (2011 Estimate)
    • agriculture: 43%
    • industry: 20.5%
    • services: 36.6%
State seal of Myanmar
State seal of Myanmar
  • Labor force: 32.53 Million (2011 Estimate)
  • Labor force by occupation: (2001)
    • agriculture 70%
    • industry 7%
    • services 23%
  • Unemployment: 37% (2012)
  • Inflation: 8.9% (2011 Estimate)
  • Main Industries:
    • agricultural processing
    • wood and wood products
    • copper, tin, tungsten, iron
    • cement, construction materials
    • pharmaceuticals
    • fertilizer
    • petroleum and natural gas
    • garments
    • jade and gems
  • Natural resources:
    • petroleum
    • timber
    • tin
    • antimony
    • zinc
    • copper
    • tungsten
    • lead
    • coal
    • some marble
    • limestone
    • precious stones
    • natural gas
    • hydropower
  • Exports: USD 9.543 Billion (2011 Estimate)
  • Main Export Partners: (2012 Estimate)
    • Thailand 40.5%
    • India 14.7%
    • China 14.2%
    • Japan 7.4%
  • Imports: USD 5.498 Billion (2011 Estimate)
  • Main Import Partners: (2012 Estimate)
    • China 37.0%
    • Thailand 20.2%
    • Singapore 8.7%
    • South Korea 8.7%
    • Japan 8.2%
    • Malaysia 4.6%

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