Source
Central bank

N/A

International Reserves

US$ 87 million (Source: World Bank; Data updated: 2013)

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 1 billion (2014 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

1 billion of International dollars (2014 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
0.1% 31% -0.3% 4.6% 6.0% 7.8% -1.1% 1.2%
2011 2012 2013 2014*        
0.2% -1.1% 0.8% 1.7%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 7,280 (2014 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$14,743 International Dollars (2014 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2014*
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 15.7% 
  • industry: 15.6% 
  • services: 68.7% (2013 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

 

Inflation
2011 2012 2013 2014*
1.3% 1.5% -0.4% 1.8%

*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*
68.8% 69.7% 73.3% 75.0% 75.8%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013* 2014*
-3.5% -4.4% -5.4% -2.7% -3.1%

*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 Dominica

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ -0.091 billion (2014 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-17.739% of GDP (2014 estimate)

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

38.8% (2012)

(Data released on October 2014)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0% (2012) 

 

Shares in world total commercial services export

0% (2012)

(Data were released in March 2014)

Total exports

US$40.40 million (2011 estimate) 

Export commodities

bananas, soap, bay oil, vegetables, grapefruit, oranges

Total imports

US$220 million (2013 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

manufactured goods, machinery and equipment, food, chemicals

Exports - major partners

Japan 38.8%, Jamaica 8.3%, Antigua and Barbuda 7.7%, Guyana 6.5%, Paraguay 5.6%, Trinidad and Tobago 4.2% (2012)

Imports - major partners

Japan 39.3%, US 15.6%, Trinidad and Tobago 13.5%, China 5.1% (2012)

FDI inflows
2011 2012 2013
US$14 million US$23 million US$18 million
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2010 2011 2012 2013
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 )

Source
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: 77 out of 189 countries (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 51 out of 189 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 172 out of 189 countries

Registering Property: 119 out of 189 countries

Getting credit: 86 out of 189 countries

Protecting investors: 34 out of 189 countries

Trading across border: 88 out of 189 countries

Paying Taxes: 75 out of 189 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 22 out of 189 countries

Getting Electricity: 64 out of 189 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 105 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

Ranking: 63 Score: 65.2 (Moderately Free) (2014)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Total area

751 km2 (2006)

Capital

Roseau (2009)

Currency

East Caribbean dollars (XCD) (2009)

Government type

parliamentary democracy (2009)

Languages

English (official), French patois

Religions

Roman Catholic 61.4%, Seventh Day Adventist 6%, Pentecostal 5.6%, Baptist 4.1%, Methodist 3.7%, Church of God 1.2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.2%, other Christian 7.7%, Rastafarian 1.3%, other or unspecified 1.6%, none 6.1% (2001 census)

Total population
1980 1990 2000 2012* 2017**
N/A 0.07 million 0.07 million 0.07 million 0.07 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2011
27.3% 63.4% 71.1% 67.2%
Population median age

N/A

Population growth rate

-0.1% (2011)

Adult literacy

0% (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:1
Civil Liberties:1 (2011)

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

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

164.02% (2011)

(sum of fixed telephone lines and mobile cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

51.31% (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)

1.8845 (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2009)

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