Source
Central bank

N/A

International Reserves

US$ 203 million (Source: World Bank; Data updated: 2013)

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 1 billion (2014 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

2 billion of International dollars (2014 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
4.3% 5.4% 7.2% 12.7% 7.1% 1.5% -10.7% -8.6%
2011 2012 2013 2014*        
-2.1% 2.8% 0.5% 1.6%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 14,205 (2014 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$19,146 International Dollars (2014 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2014*
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 2.2% 
  • industry: 16.4% 
  • services: 81.4% (2013 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

 

Inflation
2011 2012 2013 2014*
3.5% 3.4% 1.1% 1.0%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2011 2012 2013 2014*
N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
90.8% 92.7% 87.8% 92.2% 100.7%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
-0.3% -3.6% -1.2% -3.3% -12.0%

*Estimate

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 Sept 2014)

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$ -153 million (2014 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-12.311% of GDP (2014 estimate)

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

46.3% (2012)

(Data released on October 2014)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0%(2012)

 

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.01% (2012)

 

Total exports

US$ 55million (2011 estimate) 

Export commodities

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

Total imports

US$341 million (2013 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
2011 2012 2013
US$68 million US$134 million US$138 million
FDI outflows
2011 2012 2013  
US$ 3 million US$ 4 million US$ 4 million  
Value of cross-border M&A; by country of purchaser
2010 2011 2012 2013
0 0 0 0
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2012 (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 2013 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

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Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 189. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 71 out of 189 countries (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 92 out of 189 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 65 out of 189 countries

Registering Property: 128 out of 189 countries

Getting credit: 130 out of 189 countries

Protecting investors: 34 out of 189 countries

Trading across border: 93 out of 189 countries

Paying Taxes: 151 out of 189 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 21 out of 189 countries

Getting Electricity: 20 out of 189 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 80 out of 189 countries

(2013)

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

N/A

 

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

N/A

 
 
Source
Time zone

UTC-4

Total area

442.6 sq km

Capital

Saint John's

Currency

East Caribbean dollars (XCD)

Government type

constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government and a Commonwealth realm

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
1990 2000 2010 2014* 2019**
0.062 million 0.077 million 0.088 million 0.088 million 0.088 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2013
39.7% 35% 32% 25%
Population median age

31.1 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate

1.25% (2014 est.)

Life expectancy

76.12 year (2014 estimate)

Adult literacy

99% (2011 estimate)

% 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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