Source
Central bank

N/A

International Reserves

N/A

Source
Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 166 million (2014 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

1 billion of International dollars (2014 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2.3% 2.2%

-0.2%

-4.5% 7.5% 2.8% -0.7% -0.5%
2011 2012 2013 2014*        
2.7% 2.8% 2.9% 2.7%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 1,486 (2014 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$6,533 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: 24.3% 
  • industry: 7.9% 
  • services: 67.8% (2010)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

 

Inflation
2011 2012 2013 2014*
1.5% -3.0% 2.0% 2.5%

*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*
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
-12.7% -21.2% -6.7% 1.3% -23.4%

*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 Kiribati

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ -0.06 million (2014 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-36.17% of GDP (2014 estimate)

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

11.2% (2012)

(Data released on Oct 2014)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0% (2012)

(Data were released in March 2014)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0% (2012)

(Data were released in 2014)

Total exports

US$7.07 million (2010 estimate) 

Export commodities

copra 62%, coconuts, seaweed, fish

Total imports

US$80 million (2010 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, miscellaneous manufactured goods, fuel

Exports - major partners

N/A

Imports - major partners

N/A

FDI inflows
2011 2012 2013
US$ 0 million US$ 1 million US$ 9 million
FDI outflows
2011 2012 2013  
US$ 0 million US$ 0 million US$ 0 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 )

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: 122 out of 189 countries (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 156 out of 189 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 74 out of 189 countries

Registering Property: 73 out of 189 countries

Getting credit: 165 out of 189 countries

Protecting investors: 52 out of 189 countries

Trading across border: 77 out of 189 countries

Paying Taxes: 10 out of 189 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 133 out of 189 countries

Getting Electricity: 159 out of 189 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 189 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: 164 Score: 46.3 (Repressed) (2014)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Time zone

UTC+12

Total area

811 sq km

Capital

Tarawa

Currency

Australian dollars (AUD)

Government type

republic

Languages

I-Kiribati, English (official)

Religions

Roman Catholic 55.8%, Kempsville Presbyterian Church 33.5%, Mormon 4.7%, Baha'i 2.3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 2%, other 1.5%, none 0.2%, unspecified 0.05% (2010 est.)

Total population
1990 2000 2010 2014* 2019**
0.072 million 0.084 million 0.103 million 0.112 million 0.123 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2013
16.3% 32% 43% 44%
Population median age

23.6 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate

1.18% (2014 est.)

Life expectancy

65.47 years (2014 estimate)

Adult literacy

N/A

% of population living on less than $2 a day

N/A

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

N/A

 

Freedom House rating

Political Rights: 1
Civil Liberties: 1 (2014)

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

Total telephone subscribers as % of population

Fixed 8.8%   Mobile 16.6% (2013)
(fixed-telephone subscribers and mobile-cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

11.50% (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)

N/A

CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

0.6 (2010)