Region: Oceania-Polynesia

Capital: Funafuti (Fongafale)

Population: 9,916 (2015 World Bank est.)

Currency: Australian dollar (AUD); note – there is also a Tuvaluan dollar

GDP (current US$): 32,673,277.74 (2015 World Bank est.)

United Nations membership date: 5 September 2000

New York Mission:
Permanent Mission of Tuvalu To the United Nations
800 Second Avenue, Suite 400G New York, N.Y.10017 USA
Telephone: (212) 490-0534
Fax: (212) 808-4975
E-mail: tuvalu@onecommonwealth.org

Further Reading: 

Secretariat of the Pacific Community. (2017, May). The Pacific community’s statistics for development division

World Bank. 2017. World Bank Homepage

World Bank. 2017. World Bank Open Data. 

Updated May 2017