Our small island developing States (SIDS) were recognized as a distinct group of developing countries at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992.
More information on UNCTAD official page. country profiles are selections of key statistics by country.
They include a wide range of internationally comparable indicators allowing users to assess and compare SIDS countries.
Asterisk next to the country name denotes country is included in analytical grouping of SIDS, as detailed in What makes a SIDS a SIDS.