OECD Economic Surveys OECD Economic Surveys CHILE SPECIAL FEATURES: REDUCING POVERTY: CASH TRANSFERS AND BETTER JOBS Most recent editions OECD Economic Surveys CHILE Australia, November 2010 Italy, May 2011 Austria, July 2011 Japan, April 2011 Belgium, July 2011 Korea, June 2010 Brazil, October 2011 Luxembourg, May 2010 Canada, September 2010 Mexico, May 2011 Chile, January 2012 Netherlands, June 2010 China, February 2010 New Zealand, April 2011 Czech Republic, November 2011 Norway, March 2010 Denmark, January 2012 Poland, April 2010 JANUARY 2012 Volume 2012/1 Estonia, April 2011 Portugal, September 2010 Euro area, December 2010 Romania, October 2002 European Union, September 2009 Russian Federation, December 2011 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, January 2003 Slovak Republic, November 2010 Finland, April 2010 Slovenia, February 2011 France, March 2011 South Africa, July 2010 Germany, March 2010 Spain, December 2010 Greece, August 2011 Sweden, January 2011 Hungary, February 2010 Switzerland, December 2011 Iceland, June 2011 Turkey, September 2010 India, June 2011 Ukraine, September 2007 Indonesia, November 2010 United Kingdom, March 2011 Ireland, October 2011 United States, September 2010 Israel, December 2011 Please cite this publication as: OECD (2012), OECD Economic Surveys: Chile 2012, OECD Publishing. CHILE http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/eco_surveys-chl-2012-en This work is published on the OECD iLibrary, which gathers all OECD books, periodicals and statistical databases. Visit www.oecd-ilibrary.org, and do not hesitate to contact us for more information. Volume 2012/1 ISSN 0376-6438 January 2012 2012 SUBSCRIPTION (18 ISSUES) ISSN 1995-378X January 2012 SUBSCRIPTION BY COUNTRY ISBN 978-92-64-12720-3 10 2012 03 1 P -:HSTCQE=VWWUX:102012031cov.indd 1 11-Jan-2012 3:34:08 PM
This Survey is published on the responsibility of the Economic andDevelopment Review Committee of the OECD, which is charged with theexamination of the economic situation of member countries. The economic situation and policies of Chile were reviewed by the Committeeon 5 December 2011. The draft report was then revised in the light of thediscussions and given final approval as the agreed report of the whole Committee on14 December 2011. The Secretariat ’s draft report was prepared for the Committee by NicolaBrandt, Aida Caldera Sánchez, with statistical assistance from Roselyne Jamin,under the supervision of Patrick Lenain. The previous Survey of Chile was issued in January 2010. This book has... StatLinks2 A service that delivers Excel® ﬁles from the printed page! Look for the StatLinks at the bottom right-hand corner of the tables or graphs in this book. To download the matching Excel® spreadsheet, just type the link into your Internet browser, starting with the http://dx.doi.org prefix. If you’re reading the PDF e-book edition, and your PC is connected to the Internet, simply click on the link. You’ll find StatLinks appearing in more OECD books.
BASIC STATISTICS OF CHILE (2010 UNLESS NOTED) THE LANDArea (thousands sq. km) 756.6 POPULATIONTotal (millions) 17.1Inhabitants per sq. km 22.6Net average annual increase over previous 10 years, per cent 1.1 EMPLOYMENTTotal employment (thousands) 7 131In % : Agriculture 10.6 Mining 3.1 Manufacturing 11.3 Services 75.1Unemployment rate (in per cent) 8.1 GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP)GDP at current prices and current exchange rate (USD billion) 203.5In % of GDP : Agriculture 3.1 Mining 19.2 Manufacturing 11.1 Services 66.5Gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) as % of GDP 28.4 PUBLIC FINANCES (as % of GDP)Current revenue 24.5Current expenditure 20.6Nominal balance 3.9Consolidated net debt (central government and central bank) –8.3 INDICATORS OF LIVING STANDARDSGDP per capita USD PPPs (2010) 15 107Internet users, per 100 inhabitants (2010) 36.6Doctors, per 1 000 inhabitants (2008) 1.8Infant mortality per 1 000 live births (2009) 7.9Life expectancy at birth (total population, 2010) 78.6Income inequality (GINI coefficient, 2009) (after taxes and transfers) 0.49Poverty (% of people living with less than 50% of median income, 2009) 18.4 FOREIGN TRADEExports of goods (USD billion) 69.6 In % of GDP 34.2 Copper exports in % of total exports 57.8Imports of goods (USD billion) 57.6 In % of GDP 28.3 THE CURRENCYMonetary unit: Peso Currency units per USD, average of daily figures Year 2010 510.0 November 2011 508.7