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National name: Fuerstentum Liechtenstein
Languages: German (official), Alemannic dialect
Ethnicity/race: Liechtensteiner 65.6%, other 34.4% (2000 census)
Religions: Roman Catholic (official) 76.2%, Protestant 7%, unknown 10.6%, other 6.2% (June 2002)
National Holiday: Assumption Day, August 15
Literacy rate: 100%
Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2009 est.): $3.2 billion; per capita $89,400 (2007). Real growth rate: -0.5 (2007)%. Inflation: 0.3% (2011). Unemployment: 2.8% (2009). Arable land: 25%. Agriculture: wheat, barley, corn, potatoes; livestock, dairy products. Labor force: 34,330 note: 51% of the labor force in Liechtenstein commute daily from Austria, Switzerland, or Germany (2010) ; industry 40.6%, services 58.6%, agriculture 0.8% (2010). Industries: electronics, metal manufacturing, dental products, ceramics, pharmaceuticals, food products, precision instruments, tourism, optical instruments. Natural resources: hydroelectric potential, arable land. Exports: $3.325 billion (2010): small specialty machinery, connectors for audio and video, parts for motor vehicles, dental products, hardware, prepared foodstuffs, electronic equipment, optical products. Imports: $1.882 billion (2010): agricultural products, raw materials, machinery, metal goods, textiles, foodstuffs, motor vehicles. Major trading partners: EU (Germany, Austria, France, Italy, UK), U.S., Switzerland (2004).
Communications: Telephones: main lines in use: 19,600 (2011); mobile cellular: 37,000 (2011). Broadcast media: relies on foreign terrestrial and satellite broadcasters for most broadcast media services; first Liechtenstein-based TV station established August 2008; Radio Liechtenstein operates multiple radio stations; a Swiss-based broadcaster operates several radio stations in Liechtenstein (2008). Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 14,278 (2012). Internet users: 23,000 (2009).
Transportation: Railways: total: 9 km; note: owned, operated, and included in statistics of Austrian Federal Railways (2008). Roadways: total: 380 km; paved: 380 km. Ports and harbors: none. Airports: none.
International disputes: none.