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Capital : Port Vila
Language :  Bislama, French, English
Currency :  Vanuatu vatu
Population : 277 500
Area : 12 189 km2

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Vanuatu facts

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. 22% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. Over 14,000 motor vehicles (50 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants) are registered in this country.

3. The national top-level domain is .vu . There are over 1,520 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .vu are: de.vu, re.vu and ch.vu.

5. There is no woman in the Vanuatu government.

6. In this country there are more than 1 070 km of paved roads (0.002% of all roads in the world).

7. The country has 31 airports, 3 of the paved surface.

8. Full name of the country – Republic of Vanuatu.

9. Political system – Republic.


Geography in Vanuatu

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1. This country is 25 times smaller than Poland.

2. 65 islands are inhabited.

3. It is an island country, no land borders.

4. There are 3 active volcanoes in this country.

5. The highest peak is Mt Santo 1,887 m a.s.l.

6. There are 1870 km2 of arable land in Vanuatu (15% of the country).

7. Nokowoula is the highest city in the country.

8. 4,395 km2 of the country’s area is covered by forests (36.1%)

62. The nearest capital in a straight line from Port Vila is Suva (Fiji) – 1072 km.

63. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Port Vila is Nouakchott (Mauritania) – 19559 km.


Finance in Vanuatu

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1. The minimum wage is 30,000 VAT (about PLN 1,071) per month (data from 2012).

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for companies is 0% (2018).

3. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

4. The level of inflation in 2018 is 3.2%.

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 867 000 000 (PLN 3 710 760 000),
– in 2018 it is $ 860,000,000 (PLN 3,680,800,000).

6. The internal debt at the beginning of 2015 was 41% GDP, or around: $1,025,000,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $13,321 .

7. At the beginning of 2013 , foreign debt was around: $ 369 200,000 .

8. This country has over $ 184,000,000 (PLN 787,520,000) of the foreign reserve (0.0015% of the foreign reserves of all countries of the world).


Law in Vanuatu

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1. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 50 to 60 km / h.

2. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed ranges from 60 to 80 km / h.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for companies is 0% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

5. In this country, women can get married at the age of 16, and men aged 18.

6. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 39 days.

7. The last death penalty was carried out in 1980.


Education in Vanuatu

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1. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

2. The average IQ level is 84.

3. In a country that is 14,8% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 41,070 people).


Work in Vanuatu

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1. The minimum wage is 30,000 VAT (about PLN 1,071) per month (data from 2012).

2. The unemployment rate is 4.6% (data from 2009).

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for companies is 0% (2018).

4. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 39 days.

5. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Vanuatu

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1. The highest peak is Mt Santo 1,887 m a.s.l.

2. Nokowoula is the highest city in the country.

3. Lowest temperature: 8.5 ° C was measured in Port Vila.

4. Highest temperature: 36.2 ° C was measured in Lamap Malekula.


Society in Vanuatu

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1. In Vanuatu, an average adult consumes about 1.4 liters of pure alcohol annually.

2. Most drink beer – 40%, then spirit – 37%, and wine – 23%.

3. In 2013, 12 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 38.8% of the population lives on less than $4 a day.

5. The average IQ level is 84.

6. 27% of adults living in this country are overweight.

7. On average, a woman gives birth to 3.3 children.

8. In this country, more than 51 180 (2015) 82 764 (2018) people have access to the internet ( about 30% of the population).

9. About 27,000 (2015) 34,000 (2018) Facebook accounts.

10. The population density is 20 people / km².

11. The main religion is Protestantism, 71%.

12. The average age people living in this country is 21.4 years old.

13. In this country there are around:
102,000 people (36.71%) in the age range 0-14 years.
165,000 people (59.52%) in the age range 15-64 .
10,500 people (3.77%) over 65 years old.

14. In this country, around 6,900 children are born every year (2.5% of the population), and about 1,100 people die (0.4% of the population).

15. 23% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

16. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 4 cigarettes a month.

17. The average life expectancy in this country is 70 years (women – 72.1 years and men – 68.2 years).


Symbols of Vanuatu

1. The traditional Vanuatu drink is kava, it is made from the roots of methystine pepper.

2. Vanuatu’s national dish is “lap – lap”. Groats with vegetables are cooked in coconut milk. It can be spicy or sweet.

3. The motto of the country – “God is our mainstay”.


Customs in Vanuatu

1. In Vanuatu, bargaining is a sign of disrespect for the seller.

2. According to local custom, before entering any of the tribes, you must ask the chief for permission, which may involve a symbolic fee.


History of Vanuatu

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1. Extreme bungee sport was born on Vanuatu. It has been known to natives for hundreds of years as a religious rite.

2. Independence from Great Britain and France was obtained on July 30, 1980.

3. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1975.

4. The country joined the UN on September 15, 1981.


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What is the highest peak in Vanuatu?

The highest peak in Vanuatu is Mount Tabwemasana (1877 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest lake in Vanuatu?

The biggest lake on Vanuatu is Lac Letas.

answer: Marta


What countries borders Vanuatu?

It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 21.4 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 30,000 vatu per month (data from 2012).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Vanuatu?

The population density is 23 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

The motto of the country – “God Our Refuge”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 36.2 ° C was measured at Lamap Malekula.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 8.5 ° C was measured in Port Vila.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta