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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Caribbean  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 261  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 56  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 216.1  
Capital city 2015 Basseterre  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 14 2014.  
Currency 2015 East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)  
UN membership date 2013 23 September 1983  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 852  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 692  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 543  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 6.9  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 -3.2  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 9.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 15510.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 13227.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 11053.7  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 1.5  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 1.6  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 1.9  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 25.1  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 26.4  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 25.5  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 73.4  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 72.0  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 72.7  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 0.2 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. 2001.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 48.8 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. 2001.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 42.1 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. 2001.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 ...  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 ...  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 5.1 2001.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 ...  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 ...  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 74.9/62.8 2001.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 149 Index base: 2001=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 136 Index base: 2001=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 111 Index base: 2001=100.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 42 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 34  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 91  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 42 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 34  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 91  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -63 2013.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -139  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -65  
Exports (million US$) 2015 44.9 2011.  
Imports (million US$) 2015 246.7 2011.  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -201.8 2011.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 United States (81.7), Antigua and Barbuda (3.1), Trinidad and Tobago (2.7) 2011.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 United States (67.3), Trinidad and Tobago (6.3), United Kingdom (4.1) 2011.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.2  
Urban population (%) 2015 32.0  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.3  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 70.7/68.2 1998.  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 7.4/13.4  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 113 Arrivals of non-resident tourists by air.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 1  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 5.1 Data revision.  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 84.5/83.0  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 92.8/90.3  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 79.7/78.5  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 33.6 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 13.3  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 139.8 Estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 65.4 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 51  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 42.3 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 279/5.1  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 73.0 Estimate.  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 0.3  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 98.3/98.3  
Trade Profile
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