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Summary statistics
Region Caribbean  
Currency Bahamian Dollar (BSD)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 13943  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 372  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 26.7  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Nassau (254)  
United Nations membership date 18 September 1973  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 8043  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 7771  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 7706  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 2.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 0.2  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 21623.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 21557.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 23416.9  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 21101.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 20981.3  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 23021.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 28.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 23.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 24.2  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 -1500  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -814  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -701  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 129 2011.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 125  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 110  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 132  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 126  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 132  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 126  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 12.9 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. 2011. May.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 16.0 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. April. 2009. Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 17.8 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. April.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 3.7 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. 2011. May.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 2.9 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. April. 2009. Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 3.5 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. April.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 69.3  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 69.2  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 67.7  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 79.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 79.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 77.8  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 1422  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 1370  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 1608  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 72.3 ITU estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 124.9  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 71.3  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 71.8 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 43.0 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 25.0 ITU estimate.  
Exports (million US$) 2012 828.7  
Imports (million US$) 2012 3646.5  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -2817.8  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 United States (81.6), Germany (3.4), France (3.2)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 United States (84.5), Trinidad and Tobago (3.9), Areas nes (2.6) See technical notes.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.4  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.1  
Urban population (%) 2013 84.6  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 21.3  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 13.0/10.3  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 95.8  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 78.1/72.0  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 9.1  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.9  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 61.7 Age group 15 to 44 years. 1988.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 61.3/16.3  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 89  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 2.9 UNESCO estimate. 2000.  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 101.6/98.1  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 5.8/46.6  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 13.2  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 71  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 51.5  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 2462/7.2  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 2401.0  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 1396 Based on monthly averages for the period 1971-2000.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 20.7/28.9 Based on monthly averages for the period 1971-2000.  
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