Statistical information Heard Island and McDonald Islands 2000Heard%20Island%20and%20McDonald%20Islands

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Heard Island and McDonald Islands in the World
Heard Island and McDonald Islands in the World



Heard Island and McDonald Islands - Introduction 2000
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Background: These uninhabited barren islands were transferred from the UK to Australia in 1947. Populated by large numbers of seal and bird species the islands have been designated a nature preserve.


Heard Island and McDonald Islands - Geography 2000
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Location: Southern Africa islands in the Indian Ocean about two-thirds of the way from Madagascar to Antarctica

Geographic coordinates: 53 06 S 72 31 E

Map referenceAntarctic Region

Area
Comparative: slightly more than 2 times the size of Washington DC

Land boundaries: 0 km

Coastline: 101.9 km

Maritime claims

Climate: antarctic

Terrain: Heard Island - bleak and mountainous with a quiescent volcano; McDonald Islands - small and rocky

Elevation

Natural resources: none
Land use

Land use

Irrigated land: 0 km² (1993)

Major rivers

Major watersheds area km²

Total water withdrawal

Total renewable water resources

Natural hazards: Heard Island is dominated by a dormant volcano called Big Ben

Geography
Note: primarily used for research stations


Heard Island and McDonald Islands - People 2000
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Population: uninhabited (July 2000 est.)

Nationality

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Demographic profile
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Dependency ratios

Median age

Population growth rate

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Environment
Current issues: NA

Air pollutants

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Mothers mean age at first birth

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Life expectancy at birth

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Alcohol consumption

Tobacco use

Children under the age of 5 years underweight

Education expenditures

Literacy

School life expectancy primary to tertiary education

Youth unemployment


Heard Island and McDonald Islands - Government 2000
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Country name

Government type

Capital

Administrative divisions

Dependent areas

Independence

National holiday

Constitution

Legal system: NA

International law organization participation

Citizenship

Suffrage

Executive branch

Legislative branch

Judicial branch

Political parties and leaders

International organization participation

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

Flag descriptionflag of Heard%20Island%20and%20McDonald%20Islands: the flag of Australia is used

National symbols

National anthem

National heritage


Heard Island and McDonald Islands - Economy 2000
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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

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Industrial production growth rate

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Youth unemployment

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Distribution of family income gini index

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Taxes and other revenues

Revenue

Fiscal year

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Inflation rate consumer prices

Central bank discount rate

Commercial bank prime lending rate

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Stock of domestic credit

Market value of publicly traded shares

Current account balance

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Imports

Reserves of foreign exchange and gold

Debt external

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Stock of direct foreign investment abroad

Exchange rates


Heard Island and McDonald Islands - Energy 2000
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Electricity access

Electricity production

Electricity consumption

Electricity exports

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Electricity installed generating capacity

Electricity transmission distribution losses

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Petroleum

Refined petroleum

Natural gas

Carbon dioxide emissions

Energy consumption per capita


Heard Island and McDonald Islands - Communication 2000
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Telephones fixed lines

Telephones mobile cellular

Telephone system

Broadcast media

Internet country code

Internet users

Broadband fixed subscriptions


Heard Island and McDonald Islands - Military 2000
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Military expenditures

Military and security forces

Military service age and obligation

Terrorist groups


Heard Island and McDonald Islands - Transportation 2000
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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


Heard Island and McDonald Islands - Transnational issues 2000
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Disputes international: none

Refugees and internally displaced persons

Illicit drugs




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