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    General Information
    Region    Caribbean
    Population (000, 2021)   397a
    Pop. density (per km2, 2021)   39.7a
    Capital city    Nassau
    Capital city pop. (000, 2021)   279.7c
    UN membership date    18-Sep-73
    Surface area (km2)   13 940b
    Sex ratio (m per 100 f)   94.6a
    National currency    Bahamian Dollar (BSD)
    Exchange rate (per US$)   1d
    Economic indicators
    2010 2015 2021
    GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$)10 09611 71113 579b
    GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2015 prices)1.50.21.2b
    GDP per capita (current US$)28 443.531 295.134 863.7b
    Economy: Agriculturee (% of Gross Value Added)1.20.90.7b
    Economy: Industryf,g (% of Gross Value Added)12.312.915.2b
    Economy: Services and other activityh (% of GVA)86.686.284.1b
    Employment in agriculturei (% of employed)2.82.42.1d
    Employment in industryi (% of employed)16.114.714d
    Employment in servicesi (% employed)81.182.983.9d
    Unemploymenti (% of labour force)14.81211.3d
    Labour force participation ratei (female/male pop. %)68.1 / 81.668.4 / 81.768.0 / 81.5d
    CPI: Consumer Price Indexi (2010=100)100110116d
    Agricultural production index (2014-2016=100)93101101b
    International trade: exports (million current US$)620443410i,d
    International trade: imports (million current US$)2 8623 1612 790i,d
    International trade: balance (million current US$)- 2 242- 2 719- 2 380i,d
    Balance of payments, current account (million US$)-814- 1 203- 2 065d
    Social indicators
    2010 2015 2021
    Population growth ratek (average annual %)1.81.11d
    Urban population (% of total population)82.482.783.1b
    Urban population growth ratek (average annual %)1.91.5...
    Fertility rate, totalk (live births per woman)1.91.81.8d
    Life expectancy at birthk (females/males, years)74.6 / 69.374.8 / 70.175.9 / 71.5d
    Population age distribution (0-14/60+ years old, %)26.9 / 9.024.0 / 10.221.3 / 12.7a
    International migrant stockl (000/% of total pop.)54.7 / 15.459.2 / 15.863.6 / 16.2d
    Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR (000)~0.0m0.1~0.0d
    Infant mortality ratek (per 1 000 live births)11.385.9d
    Health: Current expenditurei (% of GDP)5.35.26.2c
    Health: Physicians (per 1 000 pop.)2.8n2.3o1.9p
    Education: Primary gross enrol. ratio (f/m per 100 pop.)94.5 / 97.6q... / ...... / ...
    Education: Secondary gross enrol. ratio (f/m per 100 pop.)91.2 / 87.678.9 / 74.9r... / ...
    Education: Upper secondary gross enrol. ratio (f/m per 100 pop.)89.8 / 84.078.5 / 72.6r... / ...
    Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.)26.53932p
    Seats held by women in national parliaments (%)12.213.212.8s
    Environment and infrastructure indicators
    2010 2015 2021
    Individuals using the Interneti (per 100 inhabitants)437885p
    Threatened species (number)6281121
    Forested areai (% of land area)50.950.950.9c
    Energy production, primary (Petajoules)000c
    Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules)7882101c
    Tourist/visitor arrivals at national borderst (000)1 3701 4961 802b
    Important sites for terrestrial biodiversity protected (%)11.229.829.8d
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