General profile: Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
11.052 Millions
6.910 BOB/US$
36 853 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 1 083 300 km²
2.82 %
4.20 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+10.2 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
2 827
6 402
8 299
7 714
Merchandise imports
2 431
5 590
9 602
9 257
Merchandise trade balance
396
812
-1 303
-1 543
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
14 %14 %4 %4 %35 %35 %30 %30 %16 %16 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
1 4251 2705905535391 4251 270590553539
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
657
708
1 243
1 364
Services imports
682
1 149
2 835
3 027
Services trade balance
-25
-441
-1 592
-1 663
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
22.0
9.6
24.4
27.8
Travel
36.3
43.8
56.3
54.9
Other services
16.1
24.1
12.2
11.8
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+4.2 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
9 549
19 650
33 000
36 853
GDP per capita, current US$
1 046
1 981
3 077
3 335
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
4.42
4.13
4.86
4.20
Current account balance, % of GDP
6.52
4.45
-5.69
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
8.066
7.017
6.910
6.910
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
69.117.520.824.632.069.117.520.824.632.0
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+0.2 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
-238.62
642.95
554.64
724.66
FDI outflows
3.00
-28.81
-1.79
79.69
Personal remittances, % of GDP
3.53
4.89
3.61
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
1 228.71 228.71 191.01 191.01 183.61 183.61 201.31 201.31 110.51 110.51 043.01 043.0960.2960.21 057.91 057.91 134.71 134.71 055.41 055.4603.0603.0337.0337.0210.3210.3158.5158.5112.9112.9135.1135.1126.8126.87257253353355555556576571 7501 7501 0601 060859859643643423423513513366366281281-239-23985851971976776777067067367361 228.71 191.01 183.61 201.31 110.51 043.0960.21 057.91 134.71 055.4603.0337.0210.3158.5112.9135.1126.87253355556571 7501 060859643423513366281-23985197677706736FDI 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
2017
Balance, % of GDP
3.54
2.99
-5.98
-9.64
Balance, % of imports
11.79
9.54
-16.59
-30.55
Normalized balance
0.056
0.046
-0.090
-0.180
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
53566682778174666076686764
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
54%Male 54%Female
46%Female 46%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.008 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
484
166
188
140
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
..
..
..
..
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
..
..
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.04
0.00
0.00
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
3.86
3.46
4.35
..
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).
m
Estimated. Data refers to 2013.
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: 14 August 2018