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About Nauru in detail
Where is Nauru?
Nauru, in case, if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates N/A otherwise in Oceania, in Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, south of the Marshall Islands.
What is the capital city of Nauru?
The capital city of Nauru: no official capital, Yaren is the de facto capital of Nauru.
What is the time in no official capital?
It is 17 hours ahead of Washington, D.C. during Standard Time, the timezone of no official capital is: UTC+12.
What is the Internet code for Nauru?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Nauru is: .nr
What is the size of Nauru?
The territory of Nauru is total: 21 sq km; land: 21 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Nauru is about 0.1 times the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Nauru, we can do that by covering a distance of 0 km.
What is the water coverage of Nauru?
We have already mentioned on this website, that what percentage of Nauru is covered by water (see below), and this includes 30 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Nauru?
The climate of Nauru is tropical with a monsoonal pattern: rainy season (November to February).
Geographical data of Nauru
The elevation of Nauru; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m, highest point: unnamed elevation along plateau rim 61 m.
The typical geographical details of Nauru include sandy beach rises to fertile ring around raised coral reefs with phosphate plateau in center.
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, Nauru is world’s smallest island country; situated just 53 km south of the Equator; Nauru is one of the three great phosphate rock islands in the Pacific Ocean – the others are Banaba (Ocean Island) in Kiribati and Makatea in French Polynesia.
Resources and land use of Nauru
The country’s main mined products are phosphates, fish. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 20%; arable land 0%; permanent crops 20%; permanent pasture 0%; forest: 0%; other: 80% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Nauru
The number of inhabitants of Nauru is 9,591 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of the 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 the total population (2015).
Most of the population in Nauru is concentrated in N/A.
Ethnicity in Nauru
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Nauruan 58%, other Pacific Islander 26%, Chinese 8%, European 8%.
Spoken languages in Nauru
The spoken languages in Nauru are the following: Nauruan 93% (official language, a distinct Pacific Island language), English 2% (widely understood, spoken, and used for most government and commercial purposes), other 5% (includes I-Kiribati 2% and Chinese 2%). Note: percentages represent main language spoken at home; Nauruan is spoken by 95% of the population, English by 66%, and other languages by 12% (2011 estimate).
What are the most important religions in Nauru?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Protestant 60.4% (includes Nauru Congregational 35.7%, Assembly of God 13%, Nauru Independent Church 9.5%, Baptist 1.5%, and Seventh Day Adventist 0.7%), Roman Catholic 33%, other 3.7%, none 1.8%, unspecified 1.1% (2011 estimate).
Further population data of Nauru
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 31.93% (male 1,336 / female 1,726) 15-24 years: 16.09% (male 779 / female 764) 25-54 years: 43.33% (male 2,085 / female 2,071) 55-64 years: 6.29% (male 236 / female 367) 65 years and over: 2.37% (male 89 / female 138) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Nauru is 0.52% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Nauru the birth rate is 24.4 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 5.9 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
In this day and age in developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so childbearing is extended. In Nauru, the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best-case scenario, although the birth of the children postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as life expectancy also extended. In the case of Nauru, these figures are. With the introduction of modern medicine, vaccinations, and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Nauru are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is 3.3% of GDP (2014).
Economic data of Nauru
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; Revenues of this tiny island – a coral atoll with a land area of 21 square kilometers – traditionally have come from exports of phosphates. Few other resources exist, with most necessities being imported, mainly from Australia, its former occupier and latThe rehabilitation of mined land and the replacement of income from phosphates are serious long-term problems. In anticipation of the exhaustion of Nauru’s phosphate deposits, substantial amounts of phosphate income were invested in trust funds to help cuAlthough revenue sources for government are limited, the opening of the Australian Regional Processing Center for asylum seekers since 2012 has sparked growth in the economy. Revenue derived from fishing licenses under the “vessel day scheme” has also boo.
GDP is a prominent figure, as all the relevant calculations and statistics based on it. GDP in Nauru is $150.8 million (2015 estimate).
Another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Nauru is 8% (2015 estimate) 10% (2014 estimate) 4.5% (2013 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 temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Nauru this is $14,800 (2015 estimate) $13,700 (2014 estimate) $12,500 (2013 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Nauru produces?
The main agricultural products of Nauru are coconuts.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are phosphate mining, offshore banking, coconut products. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on phosphate mining, offshore banking, coconut products.
Drinking water source in Nauru
It is important to mention, that – thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water improved: urban: 96.5% of the population, total: 96.5% of the population. Unimproved: urban: 3.5% of the population, total: 3.5% of the population (2015 estimate).
The average number of childbirth in Nauru
In Nauru, the average number of delivery is 2.84 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Nauru
The average age of the population is total: 26.1 years; male: 26.5 years, female: 25.5 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Nauru it is 20 years of age, universal and compulsory.
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 Nauru is -13.2 migrant(s) / 1,000 population (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: N/A.
Is Nauru a safe destination? Healthcare services and infectious diseases in Nauru
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and infectious diseases of their destinations. In Nauru density of the hospital beds is 5 beds / 1,000 population (2010).
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Nauru the N/A.
However, 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 Nauru the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: N/A.
Regarding tourism 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 of obese adults in Nauru is 45.1% (2014).
What are the natural hazards in Nauru? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Nauru are periodic droughts.
More interesting facts about Nauru
A few words about the past, as every country and society, is connected to its history; The exact origins of the Nauruans are unclear since their language does not resemble any other in the Pacific region. Germany annexed the island in 1888. A German-British consortium began mining the island’s phosphate deposits early in the 20th century. Australian forces occupied Nauru in World War I; it subsequently became a League of Nations mandate. After the Second World War – and a brutal occupation by Japan – Nauru became a UN trust territory. It achieved independence in 1968 and joined the UN in 1999 as the world’s smallest independent republic.
In every nation’s memory, some cornerstones placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Nauru: 31 January 1968 (from the Australia-, NZ-, and UK-administered UN trusteeship).
The flag and other symbols of Nauru
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, blue with a narrow, horizontal, yellow stripe across the center and a large white 12-pointed star below the stripe on the hoist side; blue stands for the Pacific Ocean, the star indicates the country’s location in relation to the Equator (the yellow stripe) and the 12 points symbolize the 12 original tribes of Nauru.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of national unity is the national anthem. The primary purpose of the anthem is to share the nation’s core values, endeavors, and patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Nauru: frigatebird, calophyllum flower; national colors: blue, yellow, white.
Constitution of Nauru
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 Nauru?
Most of the time, 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 Nauru is mixed legal system of common law based on the English model and customary 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 defined the way we still use them. In most democratic countries, the three authorities separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities usually interweaved in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Nauru, we can highlight the following structures unicameral parliament (19 seats; members directly elected in multi-seat constituencies by majority vote; members serve 3-year terms)elections: last held on 9 July 2016 (next to be held in 2019)election results: percent of vote – NA; seats – independent 19.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Nauru
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of unemployment rate. Still, as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Nauru the labor force is N/A. Please bear in mind that the population in Nauru is total: 7.9 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 10.2 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 6.1 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) – as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Nauru is 23% (2011 estimate).
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 wealth of the poorest half of the world’s population.
In Nauru, 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 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 of the criteria concentrated on the territory. In Nauru, 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 most deficient 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Nauru, the people living under the poverty line are the lowest 10%: NA% highest 10%: NA%.
About the budget and central governments debt of Nauru
The available budget mainly defines the state’s economy. The budget of Nauru is; revenues: $57.8 million, expenditures: $51.8 million (2010 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are N/A.
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Nauru is 1 July – 30 June.
In the country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state’s local, federal, and central government debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Nauru
A few further interesting and relevant economic data are the following; Inflation rate: 8% (2015 estimate), 5% (2015 estimate), and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: N/A.
Export/import partners and data of Nauru
Nauru, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Nauru is: $125 million (2013 estimate), $110.3 million (2012 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: phosphates.
The most important export partners of Nauru are the N/A.
The most important imported products are food, fuel, manufactures, building materials, machinery, and the countries from where the import is coming: N/A.
Renewable energies used in Nauru
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies have to replace fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Nauru, the indicator of how much of the country’s produced energy coming from the hydroelectric source, is 0% of total installed capacity (2012 estimate).
To indicate how much another renewable energy produced is 0% of total installed capacity (2012 estimate).
Telecommunication data of Nauru, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Nauru; adequate local and international radiotelephone communication provided via Australian facilitiesinternational: country code – 674; satellite earth station – 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean).
Transport infrastructure in Nauru
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 Nauru: 1 (2013), and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Nauru: total: 30 km, paved: 24 km, unpaved: 6 km (2002).
The total length of the waterways in Nauru: N/A.
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Facts & data about Nauru
Name of the country: conventional long form: Republic of Nauru, conventional short form: Nauru, local long form: Republic of Nauru, local short form: Nauru, former: Pleasant Island, etymology: the island name may derive from the Nauruan word “anaoero” meaning “I go to the beach”.
|Abbrevation: Nauru||Geographic coordinates:|
0 32 S, 166 55 E
|Country location: Oceania|
|Capital of Nauru: no official capital||GPS of the Capital:|
|Position: Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, south of the Marshall Islands|
|Land area: total: 21 sq km; land: 21 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: sandy beach rises to fertile ring around raised coral reefs with phosphate plateau in center||Area comparative: about 0.1 times the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 9,591 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 0.52% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 0.83 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 0.77 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 1.02 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 1.01 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 0.64 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.63 male(s) / female, total population: 0.89 male(s) / female (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $125 million (2013 estimate), $110.3 million (2012 estimate)||Imports: $143.1 million (2013 estimate), $41.2 million (2012 estimate)||Import partners: N/A|
|Urbanization: urban population: 100% of the total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): N/A||Median age: total: 26.1 years; male: 26.5 years, female: 25.5 years (2016 estimate)|
|Internet users: total: 5,100. Percent of the population: 53.5% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 1,900. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 14 (July 2009 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 6,800. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 73 (July 2012 estimate)|
|Unemployment rate: 23% (2011 estimate)||Nationality: Nauruan(s) adjective: Nauruan||National holidays: Independence Day, 31 January (1968)|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 67.1 years. Male: 63 years, female: 70.5 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 2.84 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 24.4 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: N/A||Legal system: mixed legal system of common law based on the English model and customary law||Suffrage: 20 years of age, universal and compulsory|
|Industries: phosphate mining, offshore banking, coconut products||Industrial production growth rate: N/A %||GDP real growth rate: 8% (2015 estimate) 10% (2014 estimate) 4.5% (2013 estimate)|
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