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Coral Sea Islands - Introduction 1995
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Background: Scattered over some 1 million square kilometers of ocean the Coral Sea Islands were declared a territory of Australia in 1969. They are uninhabited except for a small meteorological staff on Willis Island. Automated weather stations beacons and a lighthouse occupy many other islands and reefs.


Coral Sea Islands - Geography 1995
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Location: Oceania, islands in the Coral Sea, northeast of Australia

Geographic coordinates

Map referenceOceania

Area
Total: total area: less than 3 km²; land area: less than 3 km²; comparative area: NA; note:includes numerous small islands and reefs scattered over a sea area of about 1 million km², with Willis Islets the most important

Land boundaries: 0 km

Coastline: 3,095 km

Maritime claims: exclusive fishing zone:200 nm; territorial sea:3 nm

Climate: tropical

Terrain: sand and coral reefs and islands (or cays)

Elevation

Natural resources: negligible
Land use

Land use: arable land:0%; permanent crops:0%; meadows and pastures:0%; forest and woodland:0%; other:100% (mostly grass or scrub cover)

Irrigated land: 0 km²

Major rivers

Major watersheds area km²

Total water withdrawal

Total renewable water resources

Natural hazards

Geography
Note: defense is the responsibility of Australia; visited regularly by the Royal Australian Navy; Australia has control over the activities of visitors


Coral Sea Islands - People 1995
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Population: no indigenous inhabitants; note - there are 3 meteorologists

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: no permanent fresh water resources; natural hazards:occasional, tropical cyclones; 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


Coral Sea Islands - Government 1995
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Country name: conventional long form: Coral Sea Islands Territory; conventional short form: Coral Sea Islands

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

Capital: none; administered from Canberra, Australia

Administrative divisions

Dependent areas

Independence: none (territory of Australia)

National holiday

Constitution

Legal system

International law organization participation

Citizenship

Suffrage

Executive branch

Legislative branch

Judicial branch

Political parties and leaders

International organization participation

Diplomatic representation

Flag descriptionflag of Coral%20Sea%20Islands: the flag of Australia is used

National symbols

National anthem

National heritage


Coral Sea Islands - Economy 1995
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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


Coral Sea Islands - Energy 1995
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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


Coral Sea Islands - Communication 1995
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Telephones fixed lines

Telephones mobile cellular

Telephone system

Broadcast media

Internet country code

Internet users

Broadband fixed subscriptions


Coral Sea Islands - Military 1995
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Military expenditures

Military and security forces

Military service age and obligation

Terrorist groups


Coral Sea Islands - Transportation 1995
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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


Coral Sea Islands - Transnational issues 1995
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Disputes international: none

Refugees and internally displaced persons

Illicit drugs


Qatar Airways


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