GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.00 0.8 0.8 0.8 1 1
GDP (USD Billion) 4.80 5 5 5 5 5
GDP Per Capita Ppp (USD) 16978.07 17450 17450 17450 17900 17900
GDP per capita (USD) 16503.48 16550 16550 16550 16250 16250
Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 10.70 7.9 8.1 9.5 9.5 9.5
Unemployed Persons (Thousand) 16.60 18 18.4 18 18 18.5
Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 1.10 1.7 2.1 2.7 2.6 2.6
Food Inflation (%) 0.50 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6
Consumer Price Index Cpi (Index Points) 186.60 187 188 191 191 196
Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Interest Rate (%) 2.93 3.4 3.6 3.8 3.8 4
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 0.25 0.72 0.92 1.12 1.12 1.12
Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Balance of Trade (BDS Thousand ) -219700.00 -200026 -200018 -200020 -200020 -200020
Current Account (BDS Millions) -407.40 -535 -540 -535 -550 -550
Current Account To GDP (%) -3.50 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.7 -1.7
Tourist Arrivals 54860.00 68500 68900 68600 68600 69000
Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.20 -5.6 -5.6 -5.6 -5.8 -5.8
Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 33.50 33.5 33.5 33.5 33.5 33.5
Sales Tax Rate (%) 17.50 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5
Social Security Rate (%) 23.85 23.85 23.85 23.85 23.85 23.85
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 12.75 12.75 12.75 12.75 12.75 12.75
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 11.10 11.1 11.1 11.1 11.1 11.1
Business Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Industrial Production (%) -2.90 -2.7 -2.6 -2.7 -2.7 -2.4


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