General profile: Cyprus

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
0.879 Millions
0.904 EUR/US$
19 538 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
..
-1.43 %
1.60 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+0.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
1 465
1 402
1 856
1 871
Merchandise imports
6 316
8 569
5 598
6 491
Merchandise trade balance
-4 851
-7 167
-3 741
-4 619
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
5 %5 %50 %50 %21 %21 %23 %23 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
2401471451155424014714511554
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Services exports
-
9 278
9 223
(e) 9 830
Services imports
-
5 292
5 644
(e) 5 542
Services trade balance
-
3 985
3 579
(e) 4 288
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
-
34.6
28.5
(e) 27.2
Travel
-
23.3
27.0
(e) 28.3
Other services
-
41.8
44.5
(e) 44.5
TRADE INDICES
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188188178178131131143143124124125125108108999911111110710711511513313390909090969611011010010042424343424243434343444445454444494947474747474748488686898999991001001881781311431241251089911110711513390909611010042434243434445444947474748868999100
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+1.6 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2016
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
GDP, current
18 694
25 561
19 561
19 538
GDP per capita, current US$
25 327
30 882
22 355
22 230
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
3.72
1.32
1.68
1.60
Current account balance, % of GDP
-5.19
-10.67
-3.64
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
0.804
0.755
0.902
0.904
GDP by expenditure in 2015
(as % of total GDP)
69.515.714.561.260.969.515.714.561.260.9
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+27.5 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2016
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
FDI inflows
1 169.55
17 267.95
7 384.52
4 137.76
FDI outflows
550.18
20 557.52
16 843.11
5 376.33
Personal remittances, % of GDP
0.56
3.40
1.30
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
248.7248.7264.3264.3375.5375.5555.1555.1740.1740.1861.9861.9592.9592.9974.9974.9142.2142.2104.5104.5104.8104.877.477.431.831.820.74 1384 1387 3857 385736736-6 495-6 49547 19947 199-11 725-11 72517 26817 2683 7033 7031 9341 9342 2262 2261 8341 8341 1701 1701 0841 0848918911 0391 039929929838838248.7264.3375.5555.1740.1861.9592.9974.9142.2104.5104.877.431.84 1387 385736-6 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
2016
Balance, % of GDP
-
-7.27
0.35
(e) 0.17
Balance, % of imports
-
-12.65
0.57
(e) 0.27
Normalized balance
-
-0.068
0.003
(e) 0.001
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
128122122116108109108103113
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2016
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
57%Male 57%Female
43%Female 43%
OTHER INDICATORS
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1.838 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2016
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
34 180 000 000
31 305 207 000
33 123 370 000
33 178 362 000
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
18.53
16.20
17.32
19.32
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
349 357
(e) 291 408
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
25.00
9.17
6.22
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
10.78
4.69
4.73
..
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.
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