Cayman Islands Economic Statistics and Indicators

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Economic Indicators For: Cayman Islands › Change country
National or Regional Currency: Cayman Islands Dollar, KYD
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: 54,914 (July 2013 est.) ; note: most of the population lives on Grand Cayman (July 2014 est.)
Area: total: 264 sq km ; land: 264 sq km ; water: 0 sq km
Natural Resources: fish, climate and beaches that foster tourism
Capital: name: George Town (on Grand Cayman) ; geographic coordinates: 19 18 N, 81 23 W ; time difference: UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC, during Standard Time)

With no direct taxation, the islands are a thriving offshore financial center. More than 93,000 companies were registered in the Cayman Islands as of 2008, including almost 300 banks, 800 insurers, and 10,000 mutual funds. A stock exchange was opened in 1997. Tourism is also a mainstay, accounting for about 70% of GDP and 75% of foreign currency earnings. The tourist industry is aimed at the luxury market and caters mainly to visitors from North America. Total tourist arrivals exceeded 1.9 million in 2008, with about half from the US. Nearly 90% of the islands' food and consumer goods must be imported. The Caymanians enjoy a standard of living comparable to that of Switzerland.
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Economic Indicators for Cayman Islands 2015

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