Source
Central bank

Central Bank of Cuba

International Reserves

N/A

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

N/A

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

N/A

Real GDP growth
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017    
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A    

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

N/A

GDP per capita - PPP

N/A

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2017
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

 

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 3.9% 
  • industry: 23% 
  • services: 72.2%

(2016 estimate)

Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

 

Inflation
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

 

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's: Caa2

Standard & Poor's / Moody's (Updated January 2017)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2013 2014 2015
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

N/A

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

N/A

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

24.1% (2013)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.03% (2015)​

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.2% (2015)

Total exports

USD 3.4 billion (2016 estimate)

Export commodities

Petroleum, nickel, medical products, sugar, tobacco, fish, citrus, coffee

Total imports

USD 12.3 billion (2016 estimate)

 
 
Source
Import commodities

Petroleum, food, machinery and equipment, chemicals

Exports - major partners

Canada 17.7%, Venezuela 13.8%, China 13%, Netherlands 6.4%, Spain 5.4%, Belize 4.7% (2015)

Imports - major partners

Venezuela 31.8%, China 17.6%, Spain 10%, Brazil 4.8% (2015)

Value of cross-border M&A, by country of purchaser
2012 2013 2014 2015
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cross-border M&A deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2014

N/A

Cross-border M&A deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2015

N/A

Best countries for doing business

N/A

Global competitiveness ranking

N/A

Index of Economic Freedom

Ranking: 177 / Score: 29.79 (Repressed) (2017)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed)

 
 
Source
Time zone

UTC-5

Total area

110,860 sq km

Capital

Havana

Currency

Cuban pesos (CUP)

Government type

Communist state

Languages

Spanish (official)

Religions

Nominally Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jewish, Santeria

Note: prior to CASTRO assuming power

Total population
1980 1990 2000 2016* 2021*
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate   

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2015
58% 68% 75% 77%
Population median age

41.1 years (2016 estimate)

Population growth rate

-0.3% (2016 estimate)

Life expectancy

78.7 years (2016 estimate)

Literacy

Total population: 99.8%
Male: 99.9%
Female: 99.8% (2015 est.)

(age 15 and over can read and write) 

% of population living on less than $3.10 a day

N/A

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

N/A

 

Freedom House rating

Political Rights: 7
Civil Liberties: 6 (2017)                         

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

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

Fixed 11.52%   Mobile 29.65% (2015)
(fixed-telephone subscribers and mobile-cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

37.31% (2015)

Mercer Cost of living index

Havana: 170th (2016)

CO2 emissions

3.5 (2013)

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