Country Profile

Population (2014): 55.7 million (est.)
Capital: Naypyidaw
Area: 676,578 sq km
Main Languages: Burmese (official)
Religions: Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist 1%, other 2%
Currency: Kyat (MMK)
GDP (2013): US$59.43 billion (est.)
GDP per capita (2013): US$1,700
GDP growth (2013): 6.8%
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture 38.2%, Industry 18.2%, Services 43.6%
Urban population (2011): 33%
Life Expectancy (2014): 65.94 years
International dialling code: (+95)