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UIS STATISTICS IN BRIEF
 
General profile - Spain
Reference year 2011. Please see 'Interpreting the Country Profiles' for more information.
  General information
Total population (000)
  46 455
Annual population growth rate (%) ^
  0.2
Life expectancy at birth (years) ^
  82
Infant mortality rate (0/00) ^
  4
National currency  
  Euro
GDP per capita (PPP) US$  ^
  32 087
 
  Culture & Communication
Films and cinema :
      Screen per capita (per 100 000 inhabitants)
  9.7
      National film production  
  199
      Attendance frequency per capita 
  2.4
Daily Newspapers: Total Avg Circulation per 1 000 inhabitants 
 (ie,2004) 144.48
National libraries: registered users 
 (eq,1997) 960 237
 
  Science & Technology
Researchers per 1 000 000 inhabitants (FTE)
  2 800
Expenditure on R&D as a % of GDP
  1.33
 
  Education
Participation in education
 
Literacy Rates - 15 years and older - 2010
 
Literacy Rates - 15 to 24 years old - 2010
 
Education Indicators
Pupil / teacher ratio (primary)
  12
Percentage of repeaters, primary (%)
  3
Primary to secondary transition rate (%)
 (2009) 94
Public expenditure on education : 
      as % of GDP 
 (2010) 5.0
      as % of total government expenditure 
 (2010) 10.7
Symbols used:
Footnotes:
ie Source: World Association of Newspapers.
eq Data refer only to the number of visits to the library.
^ World Bank World Development Indicators