flag Federated States of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia: Introduction

Capital: Palikir


Total Population: 115,021
Natural Increase: 1.1%
Density: 164 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 22.9%
Ethnic Origins: About 50% ethnic Chuukese/Mortlockese, with about 25% Pohnpeian, 6% Kosraean, 5% Yapese, 5% Yap outer islands and about 9% Asian, Polynesian and other ethnic groups. (FSM Statistics Office)
Official Language: English
Other Languages Spoken: Trukese, Pohnpeian, Yapese, Kosrean, Ulithian, Woleaian, Nukuoro, Kapingamarangi
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Roman Catholic 50%, Protestant 47%, Others 3%.

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Chuuk and Yap

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: American Dollar (USD)

Country Overview

Area: 700 km²
Type of State: Federation (administered by the USA). Democracy.
Type of Economy: Lower-middle-income economy.
An isolated archipelago in the Pacific essentially dependent on American aid.
HDI*: 0.640/1
HDI (World Rank): 123/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To call from the Federated States of Micronesia, dial 00
To call the Federated States of Micronesia, dial +691
Internet Suffix: .fm
Telephone Lines: 7.5 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 26.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 59.33% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 250183198194206
Exports of Goods (million USD) 4546474950
Imports of Services (million USD) n/a92828463
Exports of Services (million USD) n/a54848639

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data


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