Western Hemisphere (Latin America and the Caribbean) Economic Statistics and Indicators

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Economic Indicators For: Western Hemisphere › Change country
Countries in this region: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela

Overview: The global crisis that began in advanced economies has sent severe shocks around the world, posing a test to the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean. The good news is that during this decade the region has made itself more resilient to external shocks, by strengthening policy frameworks and reducing vulnerabilities in its public finances and financial systems.

Sources: International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Economic Indicator Listing
  For Western Hemisphere in year 2004 Indicator Value
GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars)US$ 2,241.45 Billion
GDP (PPP), US DollarsUS$ 5,383.35 Billion
GDP Per Capita (PPP), US DollarsUS$ 10,060.13
GDP Share of World Total (PPP) 8.652 %
Investment (% of GDP) 20.238 %
Gross National Savings (% of GDP) 21.133 %
Inflation (Average Consumer Price Change %) 6.081 %
Inflation (End of Year Change %) 6.461 %
Import Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) 13.487 %
Import Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) 14.126 %
Export Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) 10.512 %
Export Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) 10.893 %
Terms of Trade of All Items Including Services and Goods (Percent Change) 3.975 %
Terms of Trade of Goods (Percent Change) 4.217 %
General government revenue (% of GDP) 26.08 %
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) 27.168 %
Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (% of GDP) -1.088 %
Current Account Balance (US Dollars)US$ 20.388 Billion
Current Account Balance (% GDP) 0.91 %
Imports of Goods and Services (US Dollars)US$ 493.82 Billions
Exports of Goods and Services (US Dollars)US$ 537.667 Billions
Financial account balanceUS$ 10.411 Billions
Direct Investment, Net (US Dollars)US$ -50.829 Billions
Other Private Portfolio Flows, Net (US Dollars)US$ 13.221 Billions
Private Financial Flows, Net (US Dollars)US$ 22.956 Billions
Change in National Reserves (US Dollars)US$ 24.112 Billions
Total External Debt in US Dollars (US$)US$ 847.869 Billions.
External Debt % GDP (External Debt as a Percentage of GDP) 37.827 %
External Debt % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) 157.694 %
Total External Debt Service in US Dollars (US$)US$ 226.397 Billions.
Service of External Debt % GDP (External Debt Service as a Percentage of GDP) 10.633 %
External Debt Servicing as % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Service as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) 45.563 %
Total External Debt Interest in US Dollars (US$)US$ 48.93 Billions.
Interest on External Debt % GDP (External Debt Interest as a Percentage of GDP) 2.183 %
Interest on External Debt % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Interest as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) 9.801 %
Total External Debt Amortization in US Dollars (US$)US$ 185.08 Billions.
Amortization of External Debt % GDP (External Debt Amortization as a Percentage of GDP) 8.257 %
External Debt Amortized as % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Amortization as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) 34.631 %
Economic Indicators for Western Hemisphere 2004

GDP Growth (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 6.26 %.

GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 2,241.45 Billion.

GDP (PPP), US Dollars for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 5,383.35 Billion.

GDP Per Capita (PPP), US Dollars for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 10,060.13 .

GDP Share of World Total (PPP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 8.652 %.

Investment (% of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 20.238 %.

Gross National Savings (% of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 21.133 %.

Inflation (Average Consumer Price Change %) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 6.081 %.

Inflation (End of Year Change %) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 6.461 %.

Import Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 13.487 %.

Import Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 14.126 %.

Export Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 10.512 %.

Export Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 10.893 %.

Terms of Trade of All Items Including Services and Goods (Percent Change) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 3.975 %.

Terms of Trade of Goods (Percent Change) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 4.217 %.

General government revenue (% of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 26.08 %.

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 27.168 %.

Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (% of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is -1.088 %.

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 20.388 Billion.

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 0.91 %.

Imports of Goods and Services (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 493.82 Billions.

Exports of Goods and Services (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 537.667 Billions.

Financial account balance for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 10.411 Billions.

Direct Investment, Net (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ -50.829 Billions.

Other Private Portfolio Flows, Net (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 13.221 Billions.

Private Financial Flows, Net (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 22.956 Billions.

Change in National Reserves (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 24.112 Billions.

Total External Debt in US Dollars (US$) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 847.869 Billions.

External Debt % GDP (External Debt as a Percentage of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 37.827 %.

External Debt % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 157.694 %.

Total External Debt Service in US Dollars (US$) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 226.397 Billions.

Service of External Debt % GDP (External Debt Service as a Percentage of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 10.633 %.

External Debt Servicing as % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Service as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 45.563 %.

Total External Debt Interest in US Dollars (US$) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 48.93 Billions.

Interest on External Debt % GDP (External Debt Interest as a Percentage of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 2.183 %.

Interest on External Debt % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Interest as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 9.801 %.

Total External Debt Amortization in US Dollars (US$) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is US$ 185.08 Billions.

Amortization of External Debt % GDP (External Debt Amortization as a Percentage of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 8.257 %.

External Debt Amortized as % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Amortization as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) for Western Hemisphere in year 2004 is 34.631 %.

* Source: IMF
Western Hemisphere Economic Indicators in other Years
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Data Sources: IMF, World Bank, UN, OECD, CIA World Factbook, Internet World Statistics, The Heritage Foundation and Transparency International