Maldives has a population of 0.454 million people, and a land mass of 300 km2. Life expectancy is 77 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 10626, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2019 with 7%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 5.6 billion.
Maldives is ranked at place 147 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Maldives is ranked at place 75, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Maldives in 2020 were NOK 2 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Maldives at a value of NOK14 million.