General profile: Cyprus

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
(e) 0.856 Millions
0.887 EUR/US$
21 276 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 9 240 km²
0.53 %
3.90 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+10.7 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
1 465
1 402
3 295
3 283
Merchandise imports
6 316
8 569
7 023
9 132
Merchandise trade balance
-4 851
-7 167
-3 728
-5 849
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
3 %3 %63 %63 %19 %19 %15 %15 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
303261219192150303261219192150
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
6 001
9 278
9 505
(e) 10 549
Services imports
2 712
5 292
6 052
(e) 6 572
Services trade balance
3 289
3 985
3 453
(e) 3 976
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
25.8
34.6
29.2
(e) 28.0
Travel
38.6
23.3
26.1
(e) 29.9
Other services
35.6
41.8
44.7
(e) 41.1
TRADE INDICES
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220220217217232232174174109109959596968585787888888585929210710773738080878710510510010090909090929292929292949496969898979710610610110110310310110110310310210210210210110110010022021723217410995968578888592107738087105100909092929294969897106101103101103102102101100
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+3.9 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
18 694
25 561
19 677
21 276
GDP per capita, current US$
25 312
30 819
23 213
24 861
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
3.72
1.32
1.98
3.90
Current account balance, % of GDP
-5.19
-11.37
-1.42
-6.83
Exchange rate (/US$)
0.804
0.755
0.902
0.887
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
69.415.116.365.366.169.415.116.365.366.1
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+6.3 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
1 169.55
17 267.95
7 465.93
6 343.34
FDI outflows
550.18
20 557.52
16 798.76
1 331.94
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
3.37
1.29
1.57
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
334.8334.8327.1327.1253.9253.9267.3267.3375.5375.5555.1555.1740.1740.1861.9861.9592.9592.9974.96 3436 3432 1182 1187 4667 466736736-6 495-6 49547 19947 199-11 725-11 72517 26817 2683 7033 7031 9341 9342 2262 2261 8341 8341 1701 1701 0841 0848918911 0391 039929929838838334.8327.1253.9267.3375.5555.1740.1861.9592.96 3432 1187 466736-6 49547 199-11 72517 2683 7031 9342 2261 8341 1701 0848911 039929838FDI 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
-5.09
-7.27
0.81
(e) -5.25
Balance, % of imports
-11.20
-12.65
1.26
(e) -7.73
Normalized balance
-0.059
-0.068
0.006
(e) -0.040
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
131131128122115108109108103113898486
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
56%Male 56%Female
44%Female 44%
OTHER INDICATORS
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1.814 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
34 180
31 305
33 123
33 777
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
18.53
16.20
17.32
13.59
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
344 882
308 458
308 400
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
25.00
9.17
6.19
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
10.78
4.69
4.85
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
3.18
..
..
..
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.
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: 19 November 2018