Maldives has a population of 0.385 million people, and a land mass of 300 km2. Life expectancy is 76 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 10535, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 8.8%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 4.5 billion.
Maldives is ranked at place 139 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 112, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Maldives in 2017 were NOK 5 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Maldives at a value of 6 million.