PRICES And National income Jan - Dec 2010 Jan - Dec 2011
Average CPI inflation rate (%) 0.3 1.3
Average petrol full service per gallon (CI$) 4.50 5.58
Electricity price (first 1500 kwh) (CI$) 417.70 505.63
Real GDP (CI$million) 2,362.90 2,388.10
GDP growth in real terms (percent) (3.4) 1.10
Real GDP per Capita (in CI$) 42,559.00 43,202.00
Nominal GDP (CI$million) 2,411.20 2,468.50
Nomial GDP per capita (in CI$) 43,429.00 44,657.00
MONETARY AND BANKING Jan - Dec 2010 Jan - Dec 2011
Credit to businesses (CI$ millions) 1,050.65 1,007.80
Construction 218.54 351.90
Hotel, Restaurant and Bar 113.43 116.30
Real Estate, Renting & Other 364.1 136.5
Utilities (Electricity, Gas & Water) 58.0 17.6
Trade & Commerce 89.9 247.1
Other 206.7 138.4
Credit to households (CI$ millions)    
Domestic property 1,458.5 1,487.1
Motor vehicles 49.8 36.8
Education & technology 4.7 4.5
Miscellaneous 166.3 187.8
Prime lending rate (%) 3.25 3.25
TRADE Jan - Dec 2010 Jan - Dec 2011
Merchandise imports (CI$ million) 690.4 762.0
TOURISM Jan - Sept 2009 Jan - Sept 2010
Cruise ship passengers 1,597,838.0 1,401,495.0
Cruise ship calls (Number) 570 523
Stay-over tourists('000) 288.3 309.1
Stay over arrivals by Country of Origin ('000)    
United States 228.5 242.9
Europe 19.9 21.1
Canada 19.5 24.6
Others 20.5 20.4
Hotel occupancy rate (%) 68.2 n/a
Apt/Condo occupancy rate (%) 44.1 n/a
Hotel length of stay (Days) 4.4 n/a
Apt/Condo length of stay (Days) 6.8 n/a
PORT AUTHORITY SERVICES Jan - Dec 2010 Jan - Dec 2011
Port calls 440.0 465.0
Imported cargo ('000 tons) 216,164.0 210,211.0
Containerized cargo (tons) 181,464.0 180,882.0
Break Bulk cargo (tons) 6,891.0 2,770.0
Diesel imports (imperial gallons) 33,292,424.0 33,592,420.0
Gas imports (imperial gallons) 9,217,717.0 10,588,340.0
AV Jet (imperial gallons) 2,896,424.0 3,315,162.0
Propane imports (imperial gallons) 792,820.0 1,705,112.0
FINANCIAL SERVICES Jan - Dec 2010 Jan - Dec 2011
Banks and Trust licences 246 234
Trust companies 127 123
Mutual funds 9,438 9,258
Insurance licences 768 766
New companies registered 8,157 9,064
Stock exchange listing 1,113 1,156
GOVERNMENT Jan - Dec 2010 Jan - Dec 2011
Overall fiscal balance of the central government (CI$million) (88.5) (80.3)
Overall fiscal balance of the central government ( percent of GDP) (3.7) (3.3)
Outstanding debt of the central government (CI$million) 592.7 613.4
Outstanding debt of the central government (percent of GDP) 24.7 24.9
PLANNING INDICATORS Jan - Dec 2010 Jan - Dec 2011
Number of project approvals  
Houses 354.0 367.0
Apartments/condos/Hotels 75.0 52.0
Commercial/Industrial 48.0 38.0
Government 17.0 16.0
Industrial 6.0 10
Others 576.0 558.0
Value of project aprrovals (CI$ million)  
Houses 99.9 123.9
Apartments/condos/Hotels 36.3 27.5
Commercial/Industrial 93.7 25.9
Government 12.7 15.2
Industrial 1.3 18.2
Others 86.5 41.1
Population (year-end)55,036.0 55,517
Population (mid-end) 55,521.0 55,277.0
Employment34,983.0 35,267.0
Unemployment rate (percent of labour force) 6.2 6.3
Work permits in effect 20,452 19,852.0
   
Source: www.eso.ky, Economics and Statistics Office (ESO)