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UIS STATISTICS IN BRIEF
 
General profile - Cyprus
Reference year 2011. Please see 'Interpreting the Country Profiles' for more information.
  General information
Total population (000)
 (*) 862
Annual population growth rate (%) ^
  1.2
Life expectancy at birth (years) ^
  80
Infant mortality rate (0/00) ^
  3
National currency  
  Cyprus Pound
GDP per capita (PPP) US$  ^
  32 254
 
  Culture & Communication
Films and cinema :
      Screen per capita (per 100 000 inhabitants)
  2.9
      National film production  
  3
      Attendance frequency per capita 
 (ed) 0.9
Daily Newspapers: Total Avg Circulation per 1 000 inhabitants 
  ...
National libraries: registered users 
 (1999) 6 700
 
  Science & Technology
Researchers per 1 000 000 inhabitants (FTE)
 (el) 811
Expenditure on R&D as a % of GDP
 (el) 0.49
 
  Education
Participation in education
 
Literacy Rates - 15 years and older
 
Literacy Rates - 15 to 24 years old
 
Education Indicators
Pupil / teacher ratio (primary)
  13
Percentage of repeaters, primary (%)
 (1984) 1
Primary to secondary transition rate (%)
 (2010) 99
Public expenditure on education : 
      as % of GDP 
 (2010) 7.3
      as % of total government expenditure 
 (2010) 15.8
Symbols used:
Footnotes:
el Provisional data
ed Source: European Audiovisual Observatory Focus
* National Estimation
^ World Bank World Development Indicators