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About Macau in detail
Where is Macau?
Macau, in case, if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates N/A otherwise in the southeast Asia, in Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China.
What is the capital city of Macau?
The capital city of Macau is: N/A.
What is the time in N/A?
It is N/A, the timezone of N/A is: N/A.
What is the Internet code for Macau?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Macau is: .mo
What is the size of Macau?
The territory of Macau is total: 28.2 sq km; land: 28.2 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Macau is less than one-sixth the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Macau, we can do that by covering the distance of total: 3 kmregional border (total: 1): China 3 km.
What is the water coverage of Macau?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Macau is covered by water (see below), and this includes 41 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Macau?
The climate of Macau is subtropical: marine with cool winters, warm summers.
Geographical data of Macau
The elevation of Macau; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: South China Sea 0 m, highest point: Coloane Alto 172 m.
The typical geographical details of Macau include generally flat.
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, Macau is essentially urban; an area of land reclaimed from the sea measuring 5.2 sq km and known as Cotai now connects the islands of Coloane and Taipa; the island area is connected to the mainland peninsula by three bridges.
Resources and land use of Macau
The country’s main mined products are NEGL. 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%; forest: 0%; other: 100% (urban area) (2011 estimate).
Population data of Macau
The number of inhabitants of Macau is 597,425 (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: urban population: 100% of total population (2015).
Most of the population in Macau is concentrated in N/A.
Ethnicity in Macau
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Chinese 92.4%, Portuguese 0.6%, mixed 1.1%, other 5.9% (includes Macanese - mixed Portuguese and Asian ancestry) (2011 estimate).
Spoken languages in Macau
The spoken languages in Macau are the following: Cantonese 83.3%, Mandarin 5%, Hokkien 3.7%, English 2.3%, other Chinese dialects 2%, Tagalog 1.7%, Portuguese 0.7%, other 1.3%. Note: Chinese and Portuguese are official language languages (2011 estimate).
What are the most important religions in Macau?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Buddhist 50%, Roman Catholic 15%, none or other 35% (1997 estimate).
Further population data of Macau
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 14.22% (male 44,295 / female 40,679) 15-24 years: 12.36% (male 38,772 / female 35,052) 25-54 years: 50.41% (male 134,113 / female 167,022) 55-64 years: 12.97% (male 39,020 / female 38,486) 65 years and over: 10.04% (male 28,048 / female 31,938) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Macau is 0.77% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Macau the birth rate is 8.8 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 4.4 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
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 Macau 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 Macau, 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 Macau are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Macau
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; Since opening up its locally-controlled casino industry to foreign competition in 2001, Macau has attracted tens of billions of dollars in foreign investment, transforming the territory into one of the world's largest gaming centers. Macau's gaming and toMacau's economy slowed dramatically in 2009 as a result of the global economic slowdown, but strong growth resumed in 2010-13, largely on the back of tourism from mainland China and the gaming sectors. In 2015, this city of 646,800 hosted nearly 30.7 millMacau continues to face the challenges of managing its growing casino industry, risks from money-laundering activities, and the need to diversify the economy away from heavy dependence on gaming revenues. Macau's currency, the pataca, is closely tied to t.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Macau is $44.07 billion (2015 estimate).
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Macau is -4.7% (2016 estimate) -20.3% (2015 estimate) -0.9% (2014 estimate).
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 Macau this is $96,100 (2016 estimate) $102,600 (2015 estimate) $131,000 (2014 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Macau produces?
The main agricultural products of Macau are only 2% of land area is cultivated, mainly by vegetable growers; fishing, mostly for crustaceans, is important; some of the catch is exported to Hong Kong.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are tourism, gambling, clothing, textiles, electronics, footwear, toys. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on tourism, gambling, clothing, textiles, electronics, footwear, toys.
Drinking water source in Macau
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 Macau
In Macau, the average number of childbirth is 0.94 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Macau
The average age of the population is total: 38.7 years; male: 39.1 years, female: 38.5 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Macau it is 18 years of age in direct elections for some legislative positions, universal for permanent residents living in Macau for the past seven years.
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 Macau is 3.4 migrant(s) / 1,000 population (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: see China.
Is Macau a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Macau
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Macau density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Macau 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 Macau the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: N/A.
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 Macau is N/A.
What are the natural hazards Macau? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Macau are typhoons.
More interesting facts about Macau
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; Colonized by the Portuguese in the 16th century, Macau was the first European settlement in the Far East. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and Portugal on 13 April 1987, Macau became the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China on 20 December 1999. In this agreement, China promised that, under its "one country, two systems" formula, China's political and economic system would not be imposed on Macau, and that Macau would enjoy a "high degree of autonomy" in all matters except foreign affairs and defense for the subsequent 50 years.
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Macau: none (special administrative region of China).
The flag and other symbols of Macau
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, green with a lotus flower above a stylized bridge and water in white, beneath an arc of five gold, five-pointed stars: one large in the center of the arc and two smaller on either side; the lotus is the floral emblem of Macau, the three petals represent the peninsula and two islands that make up Macau; the five stars echo those on the flag of China.
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 Macau: lotus blossom; national colors: green, white, yellow.
Constitution of Macau
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 the 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 Macau?
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 Macau is a civil law system based on the Portuguese model.
It was Aristotle, who founded 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 defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities usually interweaved in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Macau, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Legislative Council or Regiao Administrativa Especial de Macau (33 seats; 14 members directly elected by proportional representation vote, 12 indirectly elected by an electoral college of professional and commercial interest groups, and 7 appointed by the chief executive; members serve 4-year terms)elections: last held on 15 September 2013 (next to be held in September 2017)election results: percent of vote - ACUM 18.0%, UMG 11.1%, UPP 10.8%, NE 9.0%, NUDM 8.9%, UPD 8.2%, APMD 7.5%, ANMD 6.0%, APM 6.0%, other 14.5%; seats by political group - ACUM 3, UMG 2, UPP 2, NE 2, NUDM 1, UPD 1, APMD 1, ANMD 1, APM 1; 12 seats filled by professional and business groups; 7 members appointed by the chief executive.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Macau
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 Macau the labor force is 400,000 (2016 estimate). Please bear in mind that the population in Macau is total: 3.1 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 3.3 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 2.9 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Macau is 1.9% (2016 estimate).
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 Macau, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: NA% highest 10%: NA%.
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 Macau the GINI index is .35 (2013).
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 Macau, the people living under the poverty line is the lowest 10%: NA% highest 10%: NA%.
About the budget and central governments debt of Macau
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Macau is; revenues: $12.12 billion, expenditures: $7.004 billion (2016 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are 27.5% of GDP (2016 estimate).
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Macau is calendar year.
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 Macau
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: 3.3% (2016 estimate), 4.6% (2015 estimate) and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: 5.4% (31 December 2016 estimate).
Export/import partners and data of Macau
Macau, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Macau is: $1.137 billion (2013 estimate), $1.903 billion (2014 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: clothing, textiles, footwear, toys, electronics, machinery and parts.
The most important export partners of Macau are the Hong Kong 63.4%, China 18.2% (2015).
The most important imported products are: raw materials and semi-manufactured goods, consumer goods (foodstuffs, beverages, tobacco, garments and footwear, motor vehicles), capital goods, mineral fuels and oils, and the countries from where the import is coming: China 33.8%, Hong Kong 8.8%, Japan 8.5%, Switzerland 8%, France 6.9%, Italy 6.7%, US 6.7% (2015).
Renewable energies used in Macau
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. Macau, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is 0% of total installed capacity (2013 estimate).
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the 0% of total installed capacity (2013 estimate).
Telecommunication data of Macau, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Macau; fairly modern communication facilities maintained for domestic and international servicesdomestic: termination of monopoly over mobile-cellular telephone services in 2001 spurred sharp increase in subscriptions with mobile-cellular teledensity exceeding 300 per 100 persons; fixed-line subscribership appears to have peaked and is now in declineinternational: country code - 853; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-3 submarine cable network that provides links to Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; HF radiotelephone communication facility; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Macau
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 Macau: 1 (2013), and the number of heliports: 2 (2013).
The total length of the roadways in Macau: total: 424 km, paved: 424 km (2014).
The total length of the waterways in Macau: N/A.
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Facts & data about Macau
Name of the country: conventional long form: Macau Special Administrative Region, conventional short form: Macauofficial long form: Aomen Tebie Xingzhengqu (Chinese); Regiao Administrativa Especial de Macau (Portuguese)official short form: Aomen (Chinese); Macau (Portuguese), etymology: name is thought to derive from the A-Ma Temple - built in 1488 and dedicated to Mazu, the goddess of seafarers and fishermen - which is referred to locally as "Maa Gok" and which in Portuguese became "Macau"; the Chinese name Aomen means "inlet gates".
|Abbrevation: Macau||Geographic coordinates:
22 10 N, 113 33 E
|Country location: Southeast Asia|
|Capital of Macau: N/A||GPS of the Capital:
|Position: Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China|
|Land area: total: 28.2 sq km; land: 28.2 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: generally flat
||Area comparative: less than one-sixth the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 597,425 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 0.77% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.09 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 1.11 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 0.8 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 1.01 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.88 male(s) / female, total population: 0.91 male(s) / female, (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $1.137 billion (2013 estimate), $1.903 billion (2014 estimate)||Imports: $14.2 billion (2014 estimate), $10.13 billion (2013 estimate)||Import partners: China 33.8%, Hong Kong 8.8%, Japan 8.5%, Switzerland 8%, France 6.9%, Italy 6.7%, US 6.7% (2015)|
|Urbanization: urban population: 100% of total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): N/A||Median age: total: 38.7 years; male: 39.1 years, female: 38.5 years (2016 estimate)
|Internet users: total: 460,000. Percent of population: 77.6% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 146,138. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 25 (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 1.896 million. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 320 (July 2015 estimate)|
|Unemployment rate: 1.9% (2016 estimate)||Nationality: Chineseadjective: Chinese||National holidays: National Day (anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China), 1 October (1949)|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 84.5 years. Male: 81.6 years, female: 87.6 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 0.94 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 8.8 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: age 15 and over can read and write. Total population: 96.2%; male: 98%, female: 94.6% (2015 estimate)||Legal system: civil law system based on the Portuguese model||Suffrage: 18 years of age in direct elections for some legislative positions, universal for permanent residents living in Macau for the past seven years|
|Industries: tourism, gambling, clothing, textiles, electronics, footwear, toys||Industrial production growth rate: 3% (2016 estimate)||GDP real growth rate: -4.7% (2016 estimate) -20.3% (2015 estimate) -0.9% (2014 estimate)|
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