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RESEARCH INQUIRIES
Key Economic Indicators
NATIONAL INCOME2014201520162017
GDP at Current Market Prices ($m)394,751.7418,073.6427,938.8447,283.5
GDP at 2010 Market Prices ($m)389,637.4398,369.4407,918.4422,679.1
GDP at 2010 Market Prices (Change in %)
Total3.92.22.43.6
Goods Producing Industries3.6-2.73.25.7
Manufacturing2.7-5.13.710.1
Construction7.65.81.9-8.4
Services Producing Industries4.33.51.42.8
Wholesale & Retail Trade3.03.61.02.3
Transportation & Storage3.11.91.34.8
Accommodation & Food Services2.80.13.81.2
Information & Communications7.6-1.23.63.3
Financial & Insurance9.35.31.64.8
Business Services2.05.4-0.30.6
Other Services Industries3.82.23.52.6
LABOUR MARKET2014201520162017
Labour Force ('000) (As at June)3,530.83,610.63,672.83,657.0
Employed Persons ('000) (As at Year-End)3,623.93,656.23,673.13,669.4
Unemployment Rate (%) (Average)2.01.92.12.2
Changes in Employment (Number)130,100.032,300.016,800.0-3,600.0
LABOUR PRODUCTIVITY2014201520162017
Real VA per Actual Hour Worked (Change in %)1.81.31.84.5
Real VA per Worker (Change in %)0.10.11.43.8
INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION2014201520162017
Total Manufacturing (2015=100)105.4100.0103.7114.5
Total Manufacturing (Change in %)2.7-5.13.710.4
INVESTMENT COMMITMENTS2014201520162017
Total Fixed Asset Investments ($m)11,840.211,494.99,389.09,449.1
Manufacturing ($m)6,762.48,299.75,876.36,200.6
Services Clusters ($m)5,077.83,195.23,512.73,248.5
RETAIL SALES INDEX2014201520162017
Retail Sales at Constant Prices (2017=100)93.097.398.7100.0
Retail Sales (Change in %)0.34.61.51.3
VISITOR ARRIVALS2014201520162017
Visitor Arrivals ('000)15,095.215,231.516,403.617,423.0
Visitor Arrivals (Change in %)-3.00.97.76.2
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX2014201520162017
CPI (2014=100)100.099.598.999.5
CPI (Change in %)1.0-0.5-0.50.6
EXTERNAL TRADE2014201520162017
Trade at Current Prices ($m)
Total1,004,650.0915,218.8870,216.2967,102.4
Imports478,582.6423,402.6403,304.6452,101.6
Exports526,067.4491,816.1466,911.6515,000.8
Domestic Exports269,778.1237,732.9223,933.3259,301.9
-Oil106,986.472,503.663,374.584,566.0
-Non-Oil162,791.8165,229.2160,558.8174,735.9
Re-Exports256,289.3254,083.3242,978.4255,698.9
Trade at Current Prices (Change in %)
Total (Change in %)-0.6-8.9-4.911.1
Imports (Change in %)-1.4-11.5-4.712.1
Exports (Change in %)0.1-6.5-5.110.3
Domestic Exports (Change in %)-0.5-11.9-5.815.8
-Oil (Change in %)0.5-32.2-12.633.4
-Non-Oil (Change in %)-1.21.5-2.88.8
Re-Exports (Change in %)0.8-0.9-4.45.2
BALANCE OF PAYMENTS2014201520162017
Current Account Balance ($m)73,737.577,667.781,296.684,220.6
Capital & Financial A/C Balance ($m)67,070.773,991.183,693.746,499.8
Overall Balance ($m)8,617.81,500.7-2,455.337,841.2
FOREIGN RESERVES2014201520162017
Total Official Foreign Reserve ($m)340,438.1350,990.8356,253.9373,994.0
Total Official Foreign Reserve (US$m)256,860.4247,747.4246,575.3279,899.7
DATE PUBLISHED  14 Oct 2013
LAST UPDATED  14 Feb 2018
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