Quick Data on Christmas Island
|Short Name||Christmas Island|
|Long Name||Territory of Christmas Island|
|Total Area||135 sq km|
Geography of Christmas Island
As a country in Australia – Oceania, with coordinates at 10 30 S, 105 40 E, Christmas Island neighbors n/a. The terrain in Christmas Island is described as steep cliffs along coast rise abruptly to central plateau, with an average elevation point of n/a. The climate of Christmas Island: tropical with a wet season (December to April) and dry season; heat and humidity moderated by trade winds.
|Surface Total||135 sq km|
|Land Surface||135 sq km|
|Water Surface||0 sq km|
|Land Boundaries||0 km|
|Lowest Elevation Point||n/a|
|Highest Elevation Point||Murray Hill 361 m|
Resources of Christmas Island
The country enjoys many types of natural resources, with the main ones being phosphate, beaches. The agricultural land occupies 0.00% of Christmas Island, while the land covered with forests is estimated at 100.00%.
|Percent of Total Land||Surface Sq km||Data|
|Agricultural Land||0.00%||0 sq km||2011 est.|
|Irrigated Land||n/a sq km||n/a|
|Forest Land||100.00%||135 sq km||n/a|
|Other Land||n/a||n/a sq km||n/a|
Population of Christmas Island
The population of the country is estimated at 2,205 people, with the biggest urban area having n/a. Known as Christmas Islander(s), the people from Christmas Island come from diversified ethnic groups such as Chinese 70%, European 20%, Malay 10% (2001). The official language is English. Religions: Muslim 19.4%, Buddhist 18.3%, Roman Catholic 8.8%, Protestant 6.5% (includes Anglican 3.6%, Uniting Church 1.2%, other 1.7%), other Christian 3.3%, other 0.6%, none 15.3%, unspecified 27.7% (2016 est.).
|Other Languages||English (official) 27.6%, Mandarin 17.2%, Malay 17.1%, Cantonese 3.9%, Min Nan 1.6%, Tagalog 1%, other 4.5%, unspecified 27.1% (2016 est.)|
|Birth Rate||n/a births / 1000 population (n/a)|
|Death Rate||n/a deaths / 1000 population (n/a)|
|Urban Population||n/a of total population (n/a)|
|Physicians Density||n/a physicians/1,000 population (n/a)|
|Hospital Beds Density||n/a beds/1,000 population (n/a)|
Governing Type of Christmas Island
Christmas Island is a non-self-governing overseas territory of Australia. The legal system makes use of legal system is under the authority of the governor general of Australia and Australian law.
|Governing Type||non-self-governing overseas territory of Australia|
|Citizenship by Birth||see Australia|
|Citizenship by Descent||n/a|
|Residency Requirement for Naturalization||n/a|
|Suffrage Vote||18 years of age|
Economy of Christmas Island
From a population total of 2,205, the labor force is NA. The main products in agriculture are: NA. Among the main industries considerable for the economy are: tourism, phosphate extraction (near depletion). Its exports cover phosphate. The main import products are: consumer goods.
|GDP / Capita||n/a|
|Internet Penetration Rate||35.80% (July 2016 est.)|
For latest imports and exports data we recommend checking the website for the National Bank of Christmas Island, statistics sectio