General profile: Bahrain

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
1.397 Millions
0.376 BHD/US$
32 637 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
..
2.80 %
2.00 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-15.6 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
10 242
14 971
(e) 14 170
(e) 11 960
Merchandise imports
9 393
(e) 12 260
(e) 9 900
(e) 8 700
Merchandise trade balance
849
(e) 2 711
(e) 4 270
(e) 3 260
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
1 %1 %43 %43 %24 %24 %27 %27 %6 %6 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
3 0871 1731 0004444023 0871 1731 000444402
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Services exports
3 155
4 233
(e) 3 302
(e) 3 170
Services imports
1 416
1 905
(e) 1 699
(e) 1 742
Services trade balance
1 739
2 328
(e) 1 603
(e) 1 428
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
21.6
18.9
-
-
Travel
29.2
32.2
-
-
Other services
45.8
44.5
-
-
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.0 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2016
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
GDP, current
15 969
25 713
31 126
32 637
GDP per capita, current US$
18 418
20 386
22 600
23 365
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
6.77
4.34
2.86
2.00
Current account balance, % of GDP
9.23
2.99
-2.85
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
0.376
0.376
0.376
0.376
GDP by expenditure in 2015
(as % of total GDP)
45.117.624.484.671.745.117.624.484.671.7
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+0.5 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2016
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
FDI inflows
1 048.67
155.85
-797.07
281.91
FDI outflows
1 135.37
334.04
497.34
170.21
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
..
..
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
282282-797-7971 5191 5193 7293 7291 5451 54598981561562572572 6382 6389129122 9152 9151 0491 0498658655175172172178080364364282-7971 5193 7291 545981562572 6389122 9151 04986551721780364FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Balance, % of GDP
19.48
18.61
(e) 29.54
(e) 17.60
Balance, % of imports
30.23
36.54
(e) 62.61
(e) 56.47
Normalized balance
0.131
0.154
(e) 0.238
(e) 0.220
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
80124117121122128120118146138147148
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2016
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
80%Male 80%Female
20%Female 20%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.026 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2016
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
380 000 000
613 445 000
581 389 000
475 145 000
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
4.34
7.83
26.72
26.48
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
289 956
(e) 373 628
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.11
0.25
4.03
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
2.09
2.81
4.60
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 15 September 2017