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Summary statistics
Region Central America  
Surface area (sq km) 22966  
Population (est., 000) 340  
Pop. density (per sq km) 14.8  
Capital city Belmopan  
Capital city pop. (000) 17  
Currency Belize Dollar (BZD)  
UN membership date 25 September 1981  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 1624  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 1397  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 1114  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 1.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 3.3  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 2.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 4893.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 4527.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 4097.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 4730.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 4300.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 3648.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 17.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 15.3  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 18.5  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 2.00 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 2.00 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 2.00 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 -72  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -46  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -151  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 133  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 128  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 113  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 105  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 93  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 105  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 93  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 14.6  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 10.7  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 11.0  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 17.9 ISIC Rev.3. Population aged 14 and over. April.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 19.5 ISIC Rev.3. Population aged 14 and over. April.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 49.2  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 48.8  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 44.8  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 82.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 82.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 80.8  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 294  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 242  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 237  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 11 2012. UNSD estimate.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 14  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 4  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 52.9 ITU estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 62.9 Including Mobile GSM, AMPS Post and Pre Mobile Base.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 35.3 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 31.7 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 14.0 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 9.2  
Exports (million US$) 2013 411.4  
Imports (million US$) 2013 931.2  
Balance (million US$) 2013 -519.8  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 United States (39.1), United Kingdom (21.0), Netherlands (5.6)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 United States (32.1), Curaçao (12.5), Mexico (11.4)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.4  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.9  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.7  
Urban population (%) 2014 44.1  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 33.4  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 6.3/5.5  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 99.8  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 77.0/70.8  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 12.9  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.7  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 55.2  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 50.9/15.3 Including refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 72  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 6.6  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 102.3/102.2  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 62.2  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 44.7  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 3.1  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 105  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 60.2  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 18.6  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 99.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 91.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 550/1.8  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 43.0 UNSD estimate.  
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