Source
Central bank

N/A

International Reserves

N/A

Source
Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 180 million (2009 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

622 million of International dollars (2009 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
-5.1% 6.1% 2.3% 2.2% 3.9% 1.9% 0.4% -2.4%
2009 2010 2011 2012*        
-2.4% 1.4% 1.8% 2.5%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 1,697 (2009 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$5,846 International Dollars (2009 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2015**
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

**Forecast

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector

(Data released on February 2012)

  • agriculture: 8.9% 
  • industry: 24.2% 
  • services: 66.8% (2004)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

(Data released on March 2012)

Inflation
2009 2010 2011 2012*
8.8%(2008) -2.8% 2.8% 2.5%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2009 2010 2011 2012*
N/A N/A N/A(2009) N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

(Data released on December 2011)

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012*
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011* 2012**
-20.1% -13.4% -13.6% -22% -24%

*Estimate    **Forecast

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 Dec 2011 and Nov 2012)

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$ -49 million (2009 estimate)(After 2008)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-27.2% of GDP (2009 estimate)(2009)

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

N/A

(Data released on April 2012)

Shares in world total merchandising export

N/A(2007)

(Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Shares in world total commercial services export

N/A(2007)

(Data were released in 2012)

Total exports

US$7.066 million (2010 estimate) 

Export commodities

copra 62%, coconuts, seaweed, fish

Total imports

US$80.09 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
2009 2010 2011
US$3 million US$4 million(2009) US$4 million(2009)
FDI outflows
2009 2010 2011  
N/A N/A US$1 million  
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2008 2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A(2009) N/A(2009) N/A
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2010(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 2011(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A(2008 estimate)

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

Overall ranking: 117 out of 185 countries(2009) (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 145 out of 185 countries(2009)

Enforcing Contracts: 73 out of 185 countries

Registering Property: 71 out of 185 countries

Getting credit: 159 out of 185 countries

Protecting investors: 49 out of 185 countries

Trading across border: 88 out of 185 countries

Paying Taxes: 9 out of 185 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 120 out of 185 countries

Getting Electricity: 159 out of 185 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 185 out of 185 countries

(2013)

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

N/A

(2012)

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 159 Score: 46.9 (Repressed) (2009)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Total area

726 km2 (2006)

Capital

Tarawa (2009)

Currency

Australian dollars (AUD) (2009)

Government type

republic (2009)

Languages

I-Kiribati, English (official)

Religions

Roman Catholic 52%, Protestant (Congregational) 40%, other (includes Seventh-Day Adventist, Muslim, Baha'i, Latter-day Saints, Church of God) 8% (1999)

Total population
1980 1990 2000 2012* 2017**
0.06 million 0.07 million 0.09 million 0.11 million 0.12 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2011
16.3% 32.3% 43% 43.9%
Population median age

N/A

Population growth rate

1.5% (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

22.01% (2011)

(sum of fixed telephone lines and mobile cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

10% (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)

0.5203 (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2009)