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About Christmas Island in detail
Where is Christmas Island?
Christmas Island, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 10 25 S 105 43 E otherwise in Southeast Asia, in Southeastern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean, south of Indonesia.
What is the capital of Christmas Island?
The capital city of Christmas Island is: The Settlement.
What is the time in The Settlement?
It is 12 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of The Settlement is: UTC+7.
What is the Internet code for Christmas Island?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Christmas Island is: .cx
What is the size of Christmas Island?
The territory of Christmas Island is total: 135 sq km; land: 135 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Christmas Island is about three-quarters the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Christmas Island, we can do that by covering the distance of 0 km.
What is the water coverage of Christmas Island?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Christmas Island is covered by water (see below), and this includes 138.9 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Christmas Island?
The climate of Christmas Island is tropical with a wet season (December to April) and dry season: heat and humidity moderated by trade winds.
Geographical data of Christmas Island
The elevation of Christmas Island; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m, highest point: Murray Hill 361 m.
The typical geographical details of Christmas Island include steep cliffs along coast rise abruptly to central plateau.
If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Christmas Island is located along major sea lanes of Indian Ocean.
Resources and land use of Christmas Island
The country’s main mined products are phosphate, beaches. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 0%; arable land 0%; permanent crops 0%; permanent pasture 0%; other: 100% (mainly tropical reainforest; 63% of the island is a national park) (2011 estimate).
Population data of Christmas Island
The number of inhabitants of Christmas Island is 2,205 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of population distribution, it is safe to say that N/A.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: N/A.
Most of the population in Christmas Island is concentrated in N/A.
Ethnicity in Christmas Island
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Chinese 70%, European 20%, Malay 10%note: no indigenous population (2001).
Spoken languages in Christmas Island
The spoken languages in Christmas Island are the following: English (official language), Chinese, Malay.
What are the most important religions in Christmas Island?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Buddhist 16.9%, Christian 16.4%, Muslim 14.8%, other 1.3%, none 9.2%, unspecified 41.5% (2011 estimate).
Further population data of Christmas Island
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 12.79% (male 147 / female 135) 15-24 years: 12.2% (male 202 / female 67) 25-54 years: 57.91% (male 955 / female 322) 55-64 years: 11.66% (male 172 / female 85) 65 years and over: 5.44% (male 84 / female 36) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Christmas Island is 1.11% (2014 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Christmas Island the birth rate is N/A, the death rate N/A.
In this day and age in the developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so the childbearing is extended. In Christmas Island the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best case scenario despite the fact that the birth of the children is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as the life expectancy is also extended. In the case of Christmas Island, these figures are . With the introduction of modern medicine, the vaccinations and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Christmas Island are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Christmas Island
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; The main economic activities on Christmas Island are the mining of low grade phosphate, limited tourism, the provision of government services and more recently the construction and operation of the Immigration Detention Center. The government sector inclu.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Christmas Island is N/A.
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Christmas Island is N/A.
These statistics are affecting the world economy, remember in 2015 when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange was temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Christmas Island this is N/A.
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Christmas Island produces?
The main agricultural products of Christmas Island are N/A.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are tourism, phosphate extraction (near depletion). The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on tourism, phosphate extraction (near depletion).
Drinking water source in Christmas Island
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water N/A.
Average number of childbirth in Christmas Island
In Christmas Island the average number of childbirth is N/A.
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Christmas Island
The average age of the population is N/A. The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Christmas Island it is 18 years of age.
In this age when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Christmas Island is N/A. It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: see Australia.
Is Christmas Island a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Christmas Island
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Christmas Island density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Christmas Island the N/A.
However, the HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Christmas Island the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: .
Regarding tourism the obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate obese adults in Christmas Island is N/A.
What are the natural hazards Christmas Island? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Christmas Island are the narrow fringing reef surrounding the island can be a maritime hazard.
More interesting facts about Christmas Island
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; Named in 1643 for the day of its discovery, the island was annexed and settlement began by the UK in 1888 with the discovery of the island's phosphate deposits. Following the Second World War, Christmas Island came under the jurisdiction of the new British Colony of Singapore. The island existed as a separate Crown colony from 1 January 1958 to 1 October 1958 when its transfer to Australian jurisdiction was finalized. That date is still celebrated on the first Monday in October as Territory Day. Almost two-thirds of the island has been declared a national park..
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Christmas Island: none (territory of Australia).
The flag and other symbols of Christmas Island
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, territorial flag; divided diagonally from upper hoist to lower fly; the upper triangle is green with a yellow image of the Golden Bosun Bird superimposed; the lower triangle is blue with the Southern Cross constellation, representing Australia, superimposed; a centered yellow disk displays a green map of the island. Note: the flag of Australia is used for official purposes.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of the national unity is the national anthem. The main purpose of the anthem is to share the nation's core values, endeavors, and the patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Christmas Island: golden bosun bird.
Constitution of Christmas Island
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Christmas Island?
Most of the times the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Christmas Island is legal system is under the authority of the governor general of Australia and Australian law.
It was Aristotle, who founded the theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have been defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities are separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities are usually interwoven in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Christmas Island, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Christmas Island Shire Council (9 seats; members directly elected by simple majority vote to serve 4-year terms with a portion of the membership renewed every 2 years)elections: held every 2 years with half the members standing for election; last held In 2011 (next to be held in 2013)election results: percent of vote - NA; seats - independents 9.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Christmas Island
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is the unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of the unemployment rate, but as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Christmas Island the labor force is N/A. Please bear in mind that the population in Christmas Island is total: N/A, male: N/A, female: N/A - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Christmas Island is N/A.
It is widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the fortune of the poorest half of the world's population.
In Christmas Island, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: N/A.
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index is named after its founder Corrado Gini an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one if the criteria is concentrated on the territory. In Christmas Island the GINI index is N/A.
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less is a subjective measure. It varies by country its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the poorest 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Christmas Island the people living under the poverty line is N/A.
About the budget and central governments debt of Christmas Island
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Christmas Island is; revenues: $ N/A, expenditures: $NA. Taxes and other revenues are N/A.
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Christmas Island is 1 July - 30 June.
In country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state local, federal and central governments debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Christmas Island
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: N/A and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: N/A.
Export/import partners and data of Christmas Island
Christmas Island, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Christmas Island is: $ N/A. The total revenue of these activities: phosphate.
The most important export partners of Christmas Island are the N/A.
The most important imported products are: consumer goods, and the countries from where the import is coming: N/A.
Renewable energies used in Christmas Island
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies has to replace the fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Christmas Island, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is N/A.
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the N/A.
Telecommunication data of Christmas Island, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Christmas Island; service provided by the Australian networkdomestic: GSM mobile-cellular telephone service replaced older analog system in February 2005international: country code - 61-8; satellite earth station - 1 (Intelsat provides telephone and telex service) (2005).
Transport infrastructure in Christmas Island
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Christmas Island: 1 (2013), and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Christmas Island: total: 140 km, paved: 30 km, unpaved: 110 km (2011).
The total length of the waterways in Christmas Island: N/A.
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Facts about Christmas Island
Name of the country: conventional long form: Territory of Christmas Island, conventional short form: Christmas Island, etymology: named by English Captain William MYNORS for the day of its discovery, Christmas Day (25 December 1643).
|Abbrevation: Christmas Island||Geographic coordinates:
10 30 S, 105 40 E
|Location: Southeast Asia|
|Capital of Christmas Island: The Settlement||GPS of the Capital:
10 25 S 105 43 E
|Position: Southeastern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean, south of Indonesia|
|Land area: total: 135 sq km; land: 135 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: steep cliffs along coast rise abruptly to central plateau
||Area comparative: about three-quarters the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 2,205 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 1.11% (2014 estimate)||Sex ratio: N/A|
|Exports: $ N/A||Imports: $NA||Import partners: N/A|
|Urbanization: N/A||Major urban area(s): N/A||Median age: N/A
|Internet users: total: 790. Percent of population: 35.8% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): N/A||Telephones (mobile, cellular): N/A|
|Unemployment rate: N/A||Nationality: Christmas Islander(s) adjective: Christmas Island||National holidays: Australia Day, 26 January (1788)|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: N/A. Male: N/A, female: N/A||Total fertility rate: N/A||Birthrate: N/A|
|Literacy: N/A||Legal system: legal system is under the authority of the governor general of Australia and Australian law||Suffrage: 18 years of age|
|Industries: tourism, phosphate extraction (near depletion)||Industrial production growth rate: N/A||GDP real growth rate: N/A|
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