Bahamas | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 1 Jul/15 1 0.98 : 1.01
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 8.51 USD Billion Dec/14 8.43 0.17 : 8.51
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.93 percent Dec/14 1.9 -4.2 : 7.9
GDP per capita 20690 USD Dec/14 20762 12754 : 24212
GDP per capita PPP 22439 USD Dec/14 22518 21222 : 26260
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 15.7 percent Dec/14 15.4 6.9 : 15.7
Population 0.38 Million Dec/14 0.38 0.11 : 0.38
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 1.6 percent Apr/15 1.5 -0.2 : 14.24
Consumer Price Index Cpi 102 Index Points Apr/15 102 70.39 : 102
Food Inflation 4.01 percent Apr/15 7.22 -1.79 : 12.18
Inflation Rate Mom -0.1 Percent Apr/15 0.1 -0.7 : 2.8
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 4.5 percent Jul/15 4.5 4.5 : 5.25
Foreign Exchange Reserves 936 BD Million Apr/15 829 18.93 : 1141
Money Supply M0 233 BD Million Mar/15 223 13 : 234
Money Supply M1 2055 BD Million Mar/15 2034 443 : 2055
Money Supply M2 6181 BD Million Mar/15 6193 2103 : 6272
Money Supply M3 6452 BD Million Mar/15 6444 2136 : 6538
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -560 Million Bahamian Dollars Mar/15 -719 -719 : -251
Exports 138 Million Bahamian Dollars Mar/15 191 90 : 264
Imports 698 Million Bahamian Dollars Mar/15 910 373 : 910
Current Account -383 USD Million Mar/15 -686 -686 : -49.2
Current Account to GDP -14.2 percent Dec/14 -19.6 -19.6 : 10.61
Tourist Arrivals 633 Thousand Persons Dec/14 542 150 : 674
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -4.3 percent of GDP Dec/14 -6.6 -6.6 : 0.33
Government Debt to GDP 73.4 percent Dec/14 66.2 23.2 : 73.4
Credit Rating 62.5 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Corruption Index 71 Points Dec/14 71 71 : 73
Corruption Rank 24 Dec/14 22 21 : 24
Ease of Doing Business 97 Dec/14 84 59 : 97
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Bank Lending Rate 11.55 percent Apr/15 11.71 9.79 : 12.79
Private Sector Credit 6276 BD Million May/15 6277 1580 : 6686
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 0 percent Dec/15 0 0 : 0
Personal Income Tax Rate 0 percent Dec/14 0 0 : 0
Social Security Rate 9.8 percent Dec/15 9.8 8.8 : 9.8
Social Security Rate For Companies 5.9 percent Dec/15 5.9 5.4 : 5.9
Social Security Rate For Employees 3.9 percent Dec/15 3.9 3.4 : 3.9
Sales Tax Rate 7.5 Jan/15 7.5 7.5 : 7.5




Economic Indicators for Bahamas including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Bahamas economy. 8/4/2015