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Ashmore and Cartier Islands - Introduction 1994
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Background: These uninhabited islands came under Australian authority in 1931; formal administration began two years later. Ashmore Reef supports a rich and diverse avian and marine habitat; in 1983 it became a National Nature Reserve. Recent geological explorations have indicated promising petroleum formations.


Ashmore and Cartier Islands - Geography 1994
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Location: Southeastern Asia, in the Indian Ocean, 320 km off the northwest coast of Australia, between Australia and Indonesia

Geographic coordinates

Map referenceOceania, Southeast Asia

Area
Total area total: 5 km²
Land: 5 km²

Land boundaries: 0 km

Coastline: 74.1 km

Maritime claims
Contiguous zone: 12 nm
Continental shelf: 200-m depth or to depth of exploration
Exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm
Territorial sea: 3 nm

Climate: tropical

Terrain: low with sand and coral

Elevation

Natural resources: fish
Land use

Land use
Arable land: 0%
Permanent crops: 0%
Meadows and pastures: 0%
Forest and woodland: 0%
Other: 100% (all grass and sand)

Irrigated land: 0 km²

Major rivers

Major watersheds area km²

Total water withdrawal

Total renewable water resources

Natural hazards: surrounded by shoals and reefs

Geography
Note: defense is the responsibility of Australia; periodic visits by the Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force


Ashmore and Cartier Islands - People 1994
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Population: no indigenous inhabitants; note - there are only seasonal caretakers

Nationality

Ethnic groups

Languages

Religions

Demographic profile
Age structure

Age structure

Dependency ratios

Median age

Population growth rate

Birth rate

Death rate

Net migration rate

Population distribution

Urbanization

Major urban areas

Environment
Current issues: NA
International agreements: NA

Air pollutants

Sex ratio

Mothers mean age at first birth

Maternal mortality ratio

Infant mortality rate

Life expectancy at birth

Total fertility rate

Contraceptive prevalence rate

Drinking water source

Current health expenditure

Physicians density

Hospital bed density

Sanitation facility access

Hiv/Aids

Major infectious diseases

Obesity adult prevalence rate

Alcohol consumption

Tobacco use

Children under the age of 5 years underweight

Education expenditures

Literacy

School life expectancy primary to tertiary education

Youth unemployment


Ashmore and Cartier Islands - Government 1994
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Country name
Conventional long form:
Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands
conventional short form


Government type: territory of Australia administered by the Australian Ministry for the Environment, Sport, and Territories

Capital: none; administered from Canberra, Australia

Administrative divisions: none (territory of Australia)

Dependent areas

Independence: none (territory of Australia)

National holiday

Constitution

Legal system: relevant laws of the Northern Territory of Australia

International law organization participation

Citizenship

Suffrage

Executive branch

Legislative branch

Judicial branch

Political parties and leaders

International organization participation

Diplomatic representation
From the us:
none (territory of Australia)
none (territory of Australia)


Flag descriptionflag of Ashmore%20and%20Cartier%20Islands

National symbols

National anthem

National heritage


Ashmore and Cartier Islands - Economy 1994
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Economy overview: no economic activity

Real gdp purchasing power parity

Real gdp growth rate

Real gdp per capita ppp

Gross national saving
Gdp composition by sector of origin

Gdp composition by end use

Gdp composition by sector of origin

Agriculture products

Industries

Industrial production growth rate

Labor force
Labor force

Unemployment rate

Youth unemployment

Population below poverty line

Gini index

Household income or consumption by percentage share

Distribution of family income gini index

Budget

Public debt

Taxes and other revenues

Revenue

Fiscal year

Current account balance

Inflation rate consumer prices

Central bank discount rate

Commercial bank prime lending rate

Stock of narrow money

Stock of broad money

Stock of domestic credit

Market value of publicly traded shares

Current account balance

Exports

Imports

Reserves of foreign exchange and gold

Debt external

Stock of direct foreign investment at home

Stock of direct foreign investment abroad

Exchange rates


Ashmore and Cartier Islands - Energy 1994
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Electricity access

Electricity production

Electricity consumption

Electricity exports

Electricity imports

Electricity installed generating capacity

Electricity transmission distribution losses

Electricity generation sources

Petroleum

Refined petroleum

Natural gas

Carbon dioxide emissions

Energy consumption per capita


Ashmore and Cartier Islands - Communication 1994
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Telephones fixed lines

Telephones mobile cellular

Telephone system

Broadcast media

Internet country code

Internet users

Broadband fixed subscriptions


Ashmore and Cartier Islands - Military 1994
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Military expenditures

Military and security forces

Military service age and obligation

Terrorist groups


Ashmore and Cartier Islands - Transportation 1994
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National air transport system

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix

Airports

Airports with paved runways

Airports with unpaved runways

Heliports

Pipelines

Railways

Roadways

Waterways

Merchant marine

Ports and terminals


Ashmore and Cartier Islands - Transnational issues 1994
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Disputes international: none

Refugees and internally displaced persons

Illicit drugs


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