British Indian Ocean Territory Economic Statistics and Indicators

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Economic Indicators For: British Indian Ocean Territory › Change country
National or Regional Currency: British Pound Sterling, GBP
Year of data: 2015 › Change year
Number of Indicators Listed:
Full Dataset: From Year 1980 to 2019
Date of Last Update: 17th March 2015
Population: no indigenous inhabitants ; note: approximately 1,200 former agricultural workers resident in the Chagos Archipelago, often referred to as Chagossians or Ilois, were relocated to Mauritius and the Seychelles in the 1960s and 1970s; approximately 3,000 UK and US military personnel and civilian contractors were living on the island of Diego Garcia
Area: total: 54,400 sq km ; land: 60 sq km; Diego Garcia 44 sq km ; water: 54,340 sq km ; note: includes the entire Chagos Archipelago of 55 islands
Natural Resources: coconuts, fish, sugarcane

All economic activity is concentrated on the largest island of Diego Garcia, where a joint UK-US military facility is located. Construction projects and various services needed to support the military installation are performed by military and contract employees from the UK, Mauritius, the Philippines, and the US. Some of the natural resources found in this territory include coconuts, fish, and sugarcane. Sugarcane is still a major export for this territory. There are no industrial or agricultural activities on the islands. The territory earns foreign exchange by selling fishing licenses and postage stamps.

Economic Indicators for British Indian Ocean Territory 2015

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* Source: IMF
Aggregate Indicators for British Indian Ocean Territory
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  Geography (Location, geographic coordinates, map references, area, terrain, elevation extremes, borders, coastline and maritime claims) for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Climate and Environment (climate, environmental issues, environmental agreements, natural hazards) for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Natural Resources, Agricultural Products, Land Use and Water Use for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Nationality, Ethnic Groups, Languages and Religions for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Telephone Statistics: Number of Fixed Lines, Mobile Phone Penetration Rate for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Age Structure, Median Age, Gender and Urbanization for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Population Growth Rate, Birth Rate, Death Rate, Net Migration Rate for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Life Expectancy Rate, Infant Mortality Rate and Total Fertility Rate for British Indian Ocean Territory
  HIV, AIDS and Other Major Infectious Disease Rates for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Literacy Rate, Educational Expenditure and School Life Expectancy for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Gross Domestic Product (PPP, Official Exchange Rate, Real Growth Rate and Per Capita) for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Industries and Industrial Growth Production Rate for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Labor Force by Occupation for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Poverty Line, Gini Index, Household Income and Consumption for British Indian Ocean Territory
  National Budget and Public Debt for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Bank Rates (Commercial Bank Prime Lending Rate, Central Bank Discount Rate) for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Stock of Money, Stock of Quasi Money, Stock of Domestic Credit for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Stock Market Capitalization: Market Value of Publicly Traded Shares for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Trade Statistics, Export Statistics, Export Partners and Products, Import Statistics, Import Partners and Products for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Foreign Exchange Reserves and Gold Reserves for British Indian Ocean Territory
  FDI Statistics (Foreign Direct Investment at Home/ Inbound FDI, Foreign Direct Investment Abroad/ Outbound FDI) for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Exchange Rate Statistics for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Electricity Production, Electricity Consumption, Electricity Exports and Electricity Imports for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Oil Production, Proven Oil Reserves, Oil Consumption, Oil Exports and Oil Imports for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Natural Gas Production, Proven Natural Gas Reserves, Natural Gas Consumption, Natural Gas Exports and Natural Gas Imports for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Television and Radio Statistics (TV Stats, Radio Stats) for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Internet Statistics (Internet Users, Internet Hosts, Country TLD) for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Airport Statistics (Paved Runway Airports, Unpaved Runway Airports, Heliports) for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Transport Statistics (Railways, Roadways, Waterways, Ports and Terminals, Airports, Merchant Marine) for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Military Statistics (Military Expenditure, Military Branches, Service Age and Obligation, Manpower Available and Fit for Military Service) for British Indian Ocean Territory
  Disputes, Refugees, Human Trafficking and Illicit Drug Production for British Indian Ocean Territory
* Source: CIA