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 8601, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 4.1%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 3.5 billion.
Maldives is ranked at place 135 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Maldives is ranked at place n/a, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Maldives in 2016 were NOK 7 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Maldives at a value of 5 million.