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 2003 Indicator Value
GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars)US$ 1,942.61 Billion
GDP (PPP), US DollarsUS$ 4,935.24 Billion
GDP Per Capita (PPP), US DollarsUS$ 9,345.37
GDP Share of World Total (PPP) 8.577 %
Investment (% of GDP) 19.183 %
Gross National Savings (% of GDP) 19.559 %
Inflation (Average Consumer Price Change %) 9.348 %
Inflation (End of Year Change %) 6.95 %
Import Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) 2.056 %
Import Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) 1.146 %
Export Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) 4.9 %
Export Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) 5.174 %
Terms of Trade of All Items Including Services and Goods (Percent Change) 2.201 %
Terms of Trade of Goods (Percent Change) 1.637 %
General government revenue (% of GDP) 25.674 %
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) 28.429 %
Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (% of GDP) -2.755 %
Current Account Balance (US Dollars)US$ 7.757 Billion
Current Account Balance (% GDP) 0.399 %
Imports of Goods and Services (US Dollars)US$ 409.325 Billions
Exports of Goods and Services (US Dollars)US$ 438.594 Billions
Financial account balanceUS$ -1.217 Billions
Direct Investment, Net (US Dollars)US$ -40.202 Billions
Other Private Portfolio Flows, Net (US Dollars)US$ 3.998 Billions
Private Financial Flows, Net (US Dollars)US$ 4.77 Billions
Change in National Reserves (US Dollars)US$ 30.083 Billions
Total External Debt in US Dollars (US$)US$ 836.165 Billions.
External Debt % GDP (External Debt as a Percentage of GDP) 43.548 %
External Debt % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) 194.613 %
Total External Debt Service in US Dollars (US$)US$ 221.246 Billions.
Service of External Debt % GDP (External Debt Service as a Percentage of GDP) 11.902 %
External Debt Servicing as % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Service as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) 53.897 %
Total External Debt Interest in US Dollars (US$)US$ 48.64 Billions.
Interest on External Debt % GDP (External Debt Interest as a Percentage of GDP) 2.504 %
Interest on External Debt % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Interest as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) 11.8 %
Total External Debt Amortization in US Dollars (US$)US$ 179.275 Billions.
Amortization of External Debt % GDP (External Debt Amortization as a Percentage of GDP) 9.229 %
External Debt Amortized as % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Amortization as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) 41.133 %
Economic Indicators for Western Hemisphere 2003

GDP Growth (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 2.008 %.

GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ 1,942.61 Billion.

GDP (PPP), US Dollars for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ 4,935.24 Billion.

GDP Per Capita (PPP), US Dollars for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ 9,345.37 .

GDP Share of World Total (PPP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 8.577 %.

Investment (% of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 19.183 %.

Gross National Savings (% of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 19.559 %.

Inflation (Average Consumer Price Change %) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 9.348 %.

Inflation (End of Year Change %) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 6.95 %.

Import Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 2.056 %.

Import Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 1.146 %.

Export Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 4.9 %.

Export Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 5.174 %.

Terms of Trade of All Items Including Services and Goods (Percent Change) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 2.201 %.

Terms of Trade of Goods (Percent Change) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 1.637 %.

General government revenue (% of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 25.674 %.

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 28.429 %.

Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (% of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is -2.755 %.

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ 7.757 Billion.

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 0.399 %.

Imports of Goods and Services (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ 409.325 Billions.

Exports of Goods and Services (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ 438.594 Billions.

Financial account balance for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ -1.217 Billions.

Direct Investment, Net (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ -40.202 Billions.

Other Private Portfolio Flows, Net (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ 3.998 Billions.

Private Financial Flows, Net (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ 4.77 Billions.

Change in National Reserves (US Dollars) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ 30.083 Billions.

Total External Debt in US Dollars (US$) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ 836.165 Billions.

External Debt % GDP (External Debt as a Percentage of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 43.548 %.

External Debt % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 194.613 %.

Total External Debt Service in US Dollars (US$) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ 221.246 Billions.

Service of External Debt % GDP (External Debt Service as a Percentage of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 11.902 %.

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 2003 is 53.897 %.

Total External Debt Interest in US Dollars (US$) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ 48.64 Billions.

Interest on External Debt % GDP (External Debt Interest as a Percentage of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 2.504 %.

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 2003 is 11.8 %.

Total External Debt Amortization in US Dollars (US$) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is US$ 179.275 Billions.

Amortization of External Debt % GDP (External Debt Amortization as a Percentage of GDP) for Western Hemisphere in year 2003 is 9.229 %.

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 2003 is 41.133 %.

* 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