Vanuatu

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Vanuatu

Parliamentary republic, independant since 1980

Region:
Melanesia
Area:
12,190 km²
Local name:
Vanuatu
Capital:
Port-Vila
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Country comparison
Current time in Vanuatu:

The countrywide time in Vanuatu is Vanuatu Time (VUT).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Vanuatu.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 11 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Population

276,244
22.66
Ø 70.0 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 74.4 years
Birthrate:
25.9 ‰
Deathrate:
4.8 ‰
Males/Females:
50.6% : 49.4%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Vanuatu 2017
The currency in Vanuatu is Vatu (VUV).
1 Vatu is divided into 100 Centimes.
Status: 10/17/2018
1 US Dollar = 114.00 Vatu
1000 Vatu = 8.77 US Dollar

The climate in Vanuatu

In Vanuatu, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 28 and 31 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 32 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 20°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
Bislama, English, French

mother tonguedistribution
Bislama33.7 %
English2.0 %
French0.6 %
other63.7 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Presbyterians27.9%
Anglicans15.1%
Adventists12.5%
Assemblies of God4.7%
Church of Christ4.5%
Neil Thomas Ministry3.1%
Apostolic Christs2.2%
Roman Catholics12.4%
nondenominational1.1%
other16.5%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:763.81 M €
Exportations:38.9 M €
Importations:221.2 M €
Tourism receipts:228.93 M €
Unemployment rate:5.2 %
Inflation rate:0.86 %
corruption index:43 (bad)
Energy consumption:51.2 M kWh

Land use

1% Urban areas:98 km²
15% Agricultural areas:1,870 km²
36% Forest:4,401 km²
48% Others:5,822 km²

Transport

Roadways:1,070 km
Airports:31

Vanuatu is an archipelago in the Pacific about 2300 km away from the Australian mainland. The land has a total area of 12,190 km² and a total coastline of 2,528 km. This area is approximately 0% of the area of Sydney. The archipelago consists of 83 islands. Vanuatu has no direct neighbours. The distance between New York City and the Capital Port-Vila is about 13,620 km.

Most important cities in Vanuatu

CityRegionPopulation
Port-Vila / CapitalShefa44,000
LuganvilleSanma13,000
NorsupMalampa3,000
Port-OlrySanma1,950
IsangelTafea1,440
SolaTorba1,170
LakatoroMalampa705




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Effectivity:
Regulatory quality:
Voice accountability:
Death penalty:abolished



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