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By Right Or Might.

 

General


Population: 17,363,894 (2014), 17,216,945 (2013)
Land Area: 756,950 sq km
Natural Resources: Copper, timber, iron ore, precious metals, molybdenum, hydro power
Capital: Santiago
Political System: Republic
State Leader: Michele Bachelet (March 11th 2014)
Languages: Spanish
Currency: Chilean Peso (CLP)
Major Religions: Roman Catholic 70%, Evangelical 15.1%, Jehovah's Witness 1.1%, Other Christian 1%, Other 4.6%, None 8.3%
Major Ethnicities: Caucasian 95%, Amerindian 3%, Other 2%
Life Expectancy: 78.44 years (2014), 78.27 years (2013)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 281.7 billion (2013), 268.3 billion (2012)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 335.4 billion (2013), 319.4 billion (2012)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 19,100 (2013), 18,400 (2012)
GDP Growth Rate: 4.4% (2013), 5% (2012)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 3.6%, Industry 35.4%, Services 61% (2013)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 13.2%, Industry 23%, Services 63.9% (2005)
Industries: Copper, other minerals, foodstuffs, fish processing, iron and steel, wood and wood products, transport equipment, cement, textiles
Agriculture Products: Grapes, apples, pears, onions, wheat, corn, oats, peaches, garlic, asparagus, beans; beef, poultry, wool; fish; timber
Human Development Index: 0.822 (41st)(2014), 0.819 (40th)(2013)
Tourism Revenue: 1.554 billion (2004)
Unemployment Rate: 6% (2013)

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Army Size: 78 098 (2004)
Budget: 2.7% of GDP (2006)

Current Situation

 

Chile is located in South America, Chile is bordered by Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. Chile is one of South America's most stable and developed nations. Chile leads nations in South America in many aspects. Chile's economy is sound thanks to privatization and continuing open market policies.

(2014) Chile's economic growth continues to be strong due to strong economic policies and a stable government. Michele Bachelet returns as the President of Chile following an election victory in 2014 she had held the post from 2006 to 2010.

Thoughts & Comments

 

Sources

CIA World Factbook: Chile
Wikipedia: Chile
The Economist: The World In 2014
http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/CHL.html

Updated on: August 9th, 2014