Source
Central bank

Central Bank of Cuba

International Reserves

N/A

Source
Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$68.233 billion (2011)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

N/A

Real GDP growth
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
N/A N/A 11% 12% 7% 4% 1% 2%
2011 2012 2013 2014        
3% N/A N/A N/A        

 

GDP per capita - current prices

N/A

GDP per capita - PPP

N/A

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2015
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

 

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 3.8% 
  • industry: 22.3% 
  • services: 73.9% (2013 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

 

Inflation
2010 2011 2013 2014
N/A N/A N/A N/A

 

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

 

Household saving rates

N/A

 

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

 

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

 

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's rating: Caa2

Moody's outlook: STA

(Foreign Currency Government Bond Ratings; Data updated 2014)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2010 2011 2012
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies in Cuba

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)

20% (2011)

 

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.03% (2013)

 

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.27% (2013)

Total exports

US$6.252 billion (2013 estimate) 

Export commodities

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

Total imports

US$13.6 billion (2013 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

petroleum, food, machinery and equipment, chemicals

Exports - major partners

Canada 17.7%, China 16.9%, Venezuela 12.5%, Netherlands 9%, Spain 5.9% (2012)

Imports - major partners

Venezuela 38.3%, China 10.8%, Spain 8.9%, Brazil 5.2%, US 4.3% (2012)

FDI inflows
2009 2010 2011
US$24 million US$86 million US$110 million
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2008 2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A N/A N/A
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

(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 - 189. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: N/A

Subcategories:

Starting a business: N/A

Enforcing Contracts: N/A

Registering Property: N/A

Getting credit: N/A

Protecting investors: N/A

Trading across border: N/A

Paying Taxes: N/A

Dealing with Construction Permits: N/A

Getting Electricity: N/A

Resolving Insolvency: N/A

 

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

Ranking: 177 Score: 28.7 (Repressed) (2014)

(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 2014* 2019
N/A N/A N/A 11,047,251 N/A

*Estimate   

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2013
58.4% 68% 75% 77%
Population median age

39.9 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate

-0.14% (2014 est.)

Life expectancy

78.22 years (2014 est.)

Adult literacy

99.8% (2011 est.)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

N/A

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

N/A

 

Freedom House rating

Political Rights: 7
Civil Liberties: 6 (2014)

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

Total telephone subscribers as % of population

Fixed 11.0%  Mobile  17.7%
(2013)

(fixed-telephone subscribers and mobile-cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

25.71% (2013)

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)

Havana: 134th (2014)

CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

3.4 (2010)
 

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