Source
Central bank

N/A

International Reserves

US$ 7.352 billion (Source: World Bank; Data updated: 2013)

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 60 billion (2014 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

124 billion of International dollars (2014 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
13.8% 13.6% 13.6% 13.1% 12.0% 3.6% 5.1% 5.3%
2011 2012 2013 2014*        
5.9% 7.3% 7.5% 7.8%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$910 (2014 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$1,867 International Dollars (2014 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2014*
N/A N/A 0.06% 0.12% 0.14%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • Agriculture: 38%
  • Industry: 20.3%
  • Services: 41.7% (2013 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

Inflation
2011 2012 2013 2014*
2.8% 2.8% 5.8% 6.6%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2011 2012 2013 2014*
4.0% 4.0% 4.0% 4.0%

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

 

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
49.5% 49.2% 47.3% 42.7% 43.2%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
-5.4% -4.6% -3.8% -4.9% -4.5%

*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)

Source
Market value of publicly traded shares
2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies in Myanmar

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ -3.204 billion (2014 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-5.313% of GDP (2014 estimate)

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

N/A

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.05% (2012)

 

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.01% (2012)

Total exports

US$9.043 billion (2013 estimate)

Source
Export commodities

natural gas, wood products, pulses, beans, fish, rice, clothing, jade and gems

Total imports

US$10.110 billion (2013 estimate)

 
 
Source
Import commodities

fabric, petroleum products, fertilizer, plastics, machinery, transport equipment; cement, construction materials, crude oil; food products, edible oil

Exports - major partners

Thailand 40.7%, India 14.8%, China 14.3%, Japan 7.4% (2012)

Source
Imports - major partners

China 36.9%, Thailand 20.2%, Singapore 8.7%, South Korea 8.7%, Japan 8.2%, Malaysia 4.6% (2012)

Source
FDI inflows
2011 2012 2013
US$2,200 million US$2,243 million US$2,621 million  
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2010 2011 2012 2013
US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
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: 182 out of 189 countries (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 189 out of 189 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 188 out of 189 countries

Registering Property: 154 out of 189 countries

Getting credit: 170 out of 189 countries

Protecting investors: 182 out of 189 countries

Trading across border: 113 out of 189 countries

Paying Taxes: 107 out of 189 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 150 out of 189 countries

Getting Electricity: 126 out of 189 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 155 out of 189 countries

(2013)

Starting a business: N/A(2009)

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

(2013)

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

134

(2014-2015)

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 162 Score: 46.5 (Repressed) (2014)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Time zone

UTC+6.5

Total area

676,578 sq km

Capital

Rangoon (Yangon)

Currency

kyats (MMK)

Government type

parliamentary government took power in March 2011

Languages

Burmese (official)

Religions

Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, Animist 1%, other 2%

Total population
1990 2000 2010 2014* 2019**
N/A  50.13 million 61.187 million 66.231 million 73.124 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2013
19.2% 24% 27% 33%
Population median age

27.9 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate

1.03% (2014)

Life expectancy

65.94 years

Adult literacy

92.7% (2011 estimate)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

N/A

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

N/A

 

Freedom House rating

Political Rights: 6     
Civil Liberties: 5 (2014)
(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free)

Total telephone subscribers as % of population

Fixed 1.0%   Mobile 12.8% (2013)
(fixed-telephone subscribers and mobile-cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

1.20% (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)

Yangon 66th (2014)

CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

0.2 (2010)

World's Best Banks By Region

World's Best Banks

2014

Additional Awards