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International Rankings of Maldives - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Maldives, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Maldives, 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 42 12 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 140 63685 2020
Internet users - percent of population 22 86 % 2021
Internet users - total 167 447200 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 56 3 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 185 13376 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 29 135 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 168 706043 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 156 1.797 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget - revenues 168 993.000 million US Dollars 2020
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 104 10.1 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 116 457.562 million US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 169 848.800 million US Dollars 2016
Exports 138 3.950 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 170 4.505 billion US Dollars 2017
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 12 93.6 % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 135 N/A % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 187 N/A % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 1 89 % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 145 N/A % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 75 N/A % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 121 3 % of GDP 2015
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 137 16 % of GDP 2015
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 26 81 % of GDP 2015
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 111 29.3 % 2019
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 39 33.3 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 910
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 39 1.2 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 159 3.501 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 94 4.51 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 171 0.54 % 2021
Labor force 173 229300 US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 144 8.2 % 2016
Public debt 69 63.9 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 163 9.785 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 1 41.75 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 90 18800 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 154 0.09 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 153 805.808 million US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 38 26.4 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 122 6.08 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 145 12.696 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 63 19.9 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 78 17.7 % 2021
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 151 2.286 million 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 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 166 586.500 million kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 117 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 148 545000 kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 178 21.000 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 4 99.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 132 0 % 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 69 0.4 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 92 59.690 million Btu/person 2019
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 147 15300 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 145 10840 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 147 1.44 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 174 0.14 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 124 13 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 134 23.3 2018
Land use - arable land 96 10 2018
Land use - forest 164 3 2018
Land use - permanent crops 30 10 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 145 3.3 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 98 0 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 175 30.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 145 0 cubic meters 2017
Total water withdrawal - industrial 106 300000 cubic meters 2017
Total water withdrawal - municipal 112 10.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 58 2.34 2025
Urbanization - urban population 137 42 2023
Geography
Area - land 210 298 sq km 0
Area - total 211 298 sq km 0
Area - water 183 0209 sq km 0
Coastline 97 644 km 0
Elevation - highest point 190 85 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 151 2 meters 0
Irrigated land 160 0 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 164 N/A km 2024
Land use - agricultural land 134 23.3 2018
Land use - arable land 96 10 2018
Land use - forest 164 3 2018
Land use - permanent crops 30 10 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 145 3.3 2018
Military
Military expenditures 50 N/A % of GDP 0
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 132 0.33 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 63 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 104 0.45 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 131 1.38 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 60 0.59 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 91 15.3 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 31 2.2 2017
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 80 2.2 0
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 25 14.8 % 1617
Contraceptive prevalence rate 118 18.8 % 1617
Current health expenditure 14 11.4 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 10 71.9 % 2023
Death rate 84 4.2 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 133 6.2 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 36 16.2 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 174 35.6 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 126 29.5 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 11 99 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 109 0 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 98 0.4 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 54 1 % of population 0
Education expenditures 28 5.8 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 87 0.83 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 81 21.963 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 60 28 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 62 25 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 116 79.79 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 58 74.8 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 58 77.2 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 15 98.4 % 2021
Literacy - male 19 97.6 % 0
Literacy - total population 19 97.9 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 84 57 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 134 31.912 years 0
Median age - male 86 30.8 years 0
Median age - total 82 31.3 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 52 23.2 1617
Net migration rate 117 12.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 112 8.6 % 2016
Physicians density 78 2.05 physicians/1,000 population 2019
Population 173 521021 2023
Population growth rate 158 0.17 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 112 0.9 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 116 0.5 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 94 0 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 12 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 14 1.09 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 35 0.78 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 13 1.06 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 116 1.7 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 58 2.34 2025
Urbanization - urban population 137 42 2023
Transportation
Airports 108 19 2024
Heliports 66 N/A 2024
Merchant marine - total 93 82 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 92 7.750 million 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 96 1.147 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 72 36 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 25 3 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 123 93 km 2018
Roadways - total 137 93 km 2018
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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