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International Rankings of Greenland - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Greenland, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Greenland, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 26 28 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 171 15649 2020
Internet users - percent of population 48 69.5 % 2021
Internet users - total 202 38920 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 48 11 2020
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 198 6352 2020
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 45 118 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 196 66605 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 158 1.594 billion US Dollars 2016
Budget - revenues 152 1.719 billion US Dollars 2016
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 5 5.6 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 209 N/A US Dollars 2024
Debt - external 199 36.400 million US Dollars 2010
Exports 192 407.100 million US Dollars 2015
GDP (official exchange rate) 189 2.221 billion US Dollars 2015
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 157 18.2 % of GDP 2015
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 16 28 % of GDP 2015
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 76 68.1 % of GDP 2015
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 43 28.6 % of GDP 2015
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 121 14.3 % of GDP 2015
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 74 13.9 % of GDP 2015
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 56 15.9 % of GDP 2015
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 160 10.1 % of GDP 2015
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 46 73.9 % of GDP 2015
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 84 33.9 % 2015
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 112 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 46 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 195 783.500 million US Dollars 2015
Industrial production growth rate 42 8.56 % 2019
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 173 0.3 % 2017
Labor force 205 26840 US Dollars 2015
Population below poverty line 112 16.2 % 2015
Public debt 187 13 % of GDP 2015
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 194 2.413 billion US Dollars 2015
Real GDP growth rate 170 0.36 % 2020
Real GDP per capita 42 41800 US Dollars 2015
Remittances 163 N/A 2024
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 195 N/A US Dollars 2024
Taxes and other revenues 2 77.4 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 75 9.1 % 2015
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 205 N/A % 2024
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 155 N/A % 2024
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 159 N/A % 2024
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 128 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 186 605000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 122 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 55 183.000 million metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 171 481.700 million kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 117 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 171 187000 kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 181 17.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 83 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 67 N/A 2024
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 141 15.8 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 15 84.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 69 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 196 N/A Btu/person 2024
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 176 4000 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 128 0 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 178 3973 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 184 N/A megatons 2024
Air pollutants - methane emissions 185 N/A megatons 2024
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 190 N/A micrograms per cubic meter 2024
Land use - agricultural land 195 0.6 2018
Land use - arable land 160 0 2018
Land use - forest 184 0 2018
Land use - permanent crops 86 0 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 156 0.6 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 98 0 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 180 N/A cubic meters 2024
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 146 N/A cubic meters 2024
Total water withdrawal - industrial 109 N/A cubic meters 2024
Total water withdrawal - municipal 115 N/A cubic meters 2024
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 146 0.41 2025
Urbanization - urban population 26 87.9 2023
Geography
Area - land 16 2.166 million sq km 0000
Area - total 16 2.166 million sq km 0
Area - water 227 N/A sq km 2024
Coastline 5 44087 km 0
Elevation - highest point 45 3694 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 11 1792 meters 0
Irrigated land 161 N/A sq km 0
Land boundaries - total 164 N/A km 2024
Land use - agricultural land 195 0.6 2018
Land use - arable land 160 0 2018
Land use - forest 184 0 2018
Land use - permanent crops 86 0 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 156 0.6 2018
Military
Military expenditures 50 N/A % of GDP 2024
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 153 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 64 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 136 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 169 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 97 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Birth rate 103 13.7 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 89 N/A % 0
Contraceptive prevalence rate 130 N/A % 0
Current health expenditure 93 N/A % of GDP 0
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 151 39.4 % 2023
Death rate 36 9.1 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 84 13.6 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 88 7.4 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 152 43.6 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 122 30 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 109 0 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 102 0 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 64 0 % of population 0
Education expenditures 4 10.2 % of GDP 2019
Gross reproduction rate 78 0.92 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 7 7143 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 120 10.1 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 123 8.6 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 152 77.114 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 85 71.6 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 83 74.3 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 1 100 % 2015
Literacy - male 1 100 % 0
Literacy - total population 1 100 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 122 N/A deaths/100,000 live births 2024
Median age - female 122 34.497 years 0
Median age - male 60 35.7 years 0
Median age - total 65 35 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 86 N/A 2024
Net migration rate 98 5 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 145 N/A % 2024
Physicians density 83 1.87 physicians/1,000 population 2016
Population 206 57777 2023
Population growth rate 152 0.04 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 119 0 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 121 0 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 94 0 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 13 1.03 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 15 1.08 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 6 1.13 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 12 1.07 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 100 1.9 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 146 0.41 2025
Urbanization - urban population 26 87.9 2023
Transportation
Airports 104 25 2024
Heliports 36 55 2024
Merchant marine - total 135 10 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 139 N/A 2024
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 158 N/A 2024
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 94 8 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 27 1 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 135 N/A km 2024
Roadways - total 142 N/A km 2024
Waterways 110 N/A km 2024

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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