Gibraltar at a glance

Gibraltar supplement: December 2009


Name of territory: Gibraltar
Status: self-governing part of UK, claimed by Spain
Population: 28,875 (Jan 2008 estimate)
GDP (PPP): $1,066 million
GDP per capita: $38,200
Currency: Gibraltar pound (GIP)
Capital: Gibraltar Town
Area: 5.8 km2 (2.25 sq miles)
Major languages: English, Spanish
Vernacular: Llanito
Major religion: Christianity
Ethnic groups: Gibraltarian (of mixed Genoese, Maltese, Portuguese and Andalusian
descent), other British, Moroccan and Indian
Life expectancy: 76 (men), 82 (women)