To which language should you translate to localize in Aruba?
Of the top 150 website (Global by design ranking):
- 22/150 translate into English
- 8/150 translate into Spanish
- 1/150 translates into Dutch
Dutch and Papiamento.
Spanish and English.
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Currency: Aruban florin
Population density: 560.4/km2
GDP: 3.06 billion USD (2022)
GDP per capita: 29,007.69 USD (2022)
Exports: $1.3 billion (2021)
Internet users: 97.2% penetration, 103.3 thousand
Unemployment rate: 7.8% (2011)
Urbanisation: 44% (2022)
Literacy: 98% (2020)
Arabic numerals with comma as decimal separator and space as thousands separator
Date format: dd – mm – yyyy
Time: 24h time system
Country code: 00297
Language data sources: Worldatlas/Britannica//EF/Wikipedia; Demography data sources: IMF/Worldometers; Conventions data source: Wikipedia; Economy data sources: WTO/OEC/CIA/Esomar/Datareportal; Statistics data sources: Datareportal/WorldBank/UN/UNESCO/CEIC/IMF/Culturalatlas/Commisceoglobal
Facts and data
$190 million (2021). Refined Petroleum ($272M), Crude Petroleum ($61.8M), Rolled Tobacco ($48.6M), Acyclic Hydrocarbons ($41.4M), and Packaged Medicaments ($28.2M), importing mostly from United States ($551M), Netherlands ($171M), Italy ($150M), China ($78.3M), and Panama ($48.2M).
In 2021, Aruba was the world’s biggest importer of Typewriters ($29.7k).
$1.3 billion (2021). Crude Petroleum ($80M), Rolled Tobacco ($42.7M), Hard Liquor ($11.3M), Refined Petroleum ($7.93M), and Scrap Iron ($5.42M), exporting mostly to South Korea ($80.3M), Colombia ($43.7M), United States ($15M), Jordan ($11.4M), and Netherlands ($9.45M).
Service Imports (2020)
Service Exports (2020)
Historical Data Trade Imports
The following section uses historical trade data imports from partners of Aruba.
Historical Data Trade Exports
The following section uses historical trade data exports from partners of Aruba.
The Top Export Opportunities for Aruba by Relatedness
Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product by showing only products that Aruba is not specialized in.
Aruba's Most Complex Exports
The Product Complexity Index (PCI) measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.
Aruba's Most Specialized Products
Specialization is measured using Revealed Comparative Advantage (RCA), an index that takes the ratio between Aruba observed and expected exports in each product.
Market Growth Imports (2020)
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Market Growth Exports (2020)
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Media language Papiamento and English.
Aruba observes freedom of the press, as guaranteed under Dutch law. The mostly widely-read newspapers are in the Papiamento language.
There are two commercial TV stations. A cable TV subscription service provides access to foreign channels and there are a wide range of commercial radio stations available.
Antilliaans Dagblad – Dutch language daily distributed in the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and Sint Maarten
Awe Mainta – Papiamento-language
Diario Aruba – Papiamento-language
The Morning News – English-language
Aruba Today – English-language
Media data source: BBC
97.2% penetration, 103.3 thousand
Share of web traffic by device
63.70% mobile phones, 33.58% computers (laptops and desktops), 2.62% tablet devices and 0.10% other devices.
Mobile connection as a percentage of total population: 143.5%
Percentage of mobile connections that are broadband (3G-5G): 87.6%
Most popular web search engines
Google (93.94%), Bing (4.51%),Yahoo! (0.85%), Duckduckgo (0.56%), Ecosia (0.08%), Other (0.06%).
Most used social media
Facebook (71.75%), Instagram (9.58%), Pinterest (7.26%), Twitter (6.77), YouTube (3.81%), Reddit (0.33%), LinkedIn (0.27%), Other (0.22%).
75 yrs (2021)
Current education expenditure
100% of total expenditure in public institutions
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