Source
Central bank

N/A

International Reserves

US$ 147.869 million (Source: IMF; Data updated: 2012)

Source
Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 1.251 billion (2010 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

1.612 billion of International dollars (2010 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
1.5% 2% 4.3% 5.4% 5% 12.9% 6.5% 1.5%
2009 2010 2011 2012*        
-10.3% -8.9% -0.5% 1%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 14,285 (2009 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$18,399 International Dollars (2009 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2015**
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

**Forecast

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector

(Data released on February 2012)

  • agriculture: 3.8% 
  • industry: 32.9% 
  • services: 63.4% (2011 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

(Data released on March 2012)

Inflation
2009 2010 2011 2012*
-0.6%(2008) 3.4% 3.3% 4.5%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2009 2010 2011 2012*
N/A N/A N/A(2009) N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

(Data released on December 2011)

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012*
63.2% 83.7% 75.2% 74.6% 82.4%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011* 2012**
-5.4% -18% -0.4% -1.7% -5.3%

*Estimate    **Forecast

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's rating: N/A

Moody's outlook: N/A

(Foreign Currency Government Bond Ratings; Data last updated Dec 2011 and Nov 2012)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies in Antigua and Barbuda

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ -171 million (2010 estimate)(After 2008)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-13.7% of GDP (2010 estimate)(2009)

Exports as percent of GDP(Exports of goods and services)

44.1% (2010)

(Data released on April 2012)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0%(2007)

(Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.01% (2011)(2007)

(Data were released in 2012)

Total exports

US$37.9 million (2012 estimate) 

Export commodities

petroleum products, bedding, handicrafts, electronic components, transport equipment, food and live animals

Total imports

US$400 million (2012 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

food and live animals, machinery and transport equipment, manufactures, chemicals, oil

Exports - major partners

N/A

Imports - major partners

N/A

FDI inflows
2009 2010 2011
US$81 million US$97 million(2009) US$59 million(2009)
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2008 2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A(2009) N/A(2009) N/A
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2010(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2011(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A(2008 estimate)

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project (Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 185. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.)

Overall ranking: 63 out of 185 countries(2009) (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 85 out of 185 countries(2009)

Enforcing Contracts: 72 out of 185 countries

Registering Property: 125 out of 185 countries

Getting credit: 104 out of 185 countries

Protecting investors: 32 out of 185 countries

Trading across border: 110 out of 185 countries

Paying Taxes: 142 out of 185 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 24 out of 185 countries

Getting Electricity: 18 out of 185 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 85 out of 185 countries

(2013)

Global competitiveness ranking(ranking by country on a basis of 144, the first is the best)

N/A

(2012)

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

N/A (2009)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Total area

442 km2 (2006)

Capital

Saint John's (2009)

Currency

East Caribbean dollars (XCD) (2009)

Government type

constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government and a Commonwealth realm (2009)

Languages

English (official), local dialects

Religions

Anglican 25.7%, Seventh Day Adventist 12.3%, Pentecostal 10.6%, Moravian 10.5%, Roman Catholic 10.4%, Methodist 7.9%, Baptist 4.9%, Church of God 4.5%, other Christian 5.4%, other 2%, none or unspecified 5.8% (2001 census)

Total population
1980 1990 2000 2012* 2017**
0.06 million 0.06 million 0.08 million 0.09 million 0.09 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2011
39.7% 34.6% 32.1% 29.9%
Population median age

N/A

Population growth rate

1% (2011)

Adult literacy

99% (2005/2010)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

N/A

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

N/A

(Data were released in 2011, 0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

Political Rights:3
Civil Liberties:2 (2011)

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free)

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

221.24% (2011)

(sum of fixed telephone lines and mobile cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

82% (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Cost of living - Mercer index(ranking by city on a basis of 214; the 1st is the most expensive and the 214th is the least expensive)

N/A

Source
CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

5.2618 (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2009)

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