General profile: Aruba

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
0.106 Millions
1.790 AWG/US$
2 831 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(n) 180 km²
3.58 %
1.10 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+44.2 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchandise exports
4 416
265
330
194
Merchandise imports
4 288
1 394
1 250
1 229
Merchandise trade balance
128
-1 130
-921
-1 035
Export structure by product group in 2018
(as % of total exports)
1 %1 %36 %36 %47 %47 %6 %6 %10 %10 %
Top 5 partners in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
55383111105538311110
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Services exports
1 308
1 560
2 105
(e) 2 344
Services imports
712
679
881
(e) 1 060
Services trade balance
596
881
1 224
(e) 1 284
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport
4.3
3.3
5.5
(e) 5.1
Travel
83.9
80.2
78.4
(e) 85.4
Other services
11.8
16.5
16.1
(e) 9.5
TRADE INDICES
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545440409292100100575762623063061 1441 14472725825821 4791 4791 6941 6941 6741 6741 8061 8061 8391 8391 3331 3331 0661 0661 7191 7191 7661 76610910910210210010010010011311311811811311311111110210297971341341231231211211181181061061021029595999910710754409210057623061 144725821 4791 6941 6741 8061 8391 3331 0661 7191 766109102100100113118113111102971341231211181061029599107
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+1.1 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2018
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2018
GDP, current
2 331
2 391
2 692
2 831
GDP per capita, current US$
23 304
23 514
25 797
26 744
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
1.21
-3.36
-0.45
1.10
Current account balance, % of GDP
4.50
-19.25
4.11
1.69
Exchange rate (/US$)
1.790
1.790
1.790
1.790
GDP by expenditure in 2017
(as % of total GDP)
55.227.721.570.875.255.227.721.570.875.2
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+1.0 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2018
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2018
FDI inflows
-207.04
236.87
-26.87
135.64
FDI outflows
-8.86
5.80
10.34
27.26
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
0.21
0.30
0.28
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
8.08.07.57.57.57.58.18.17.57.56.36.34.94.95.35.35.05.09.19.16.86.85.21361361621622828-27-27208208227227-316-316489489237237-11-112020-470-470221221-207-207-106-106160160332332-267-267-128-1288.07.57.58.17.56.34.95.35.09.16.813616228-27208227-316489237-1120-470221-207-106160332-267-128FDI 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
2018
Balance, % of GDP
30.72
-10.41
11.31
(e) 7.40
Balance, % of imports
14.30
-12.01
14.28
(e) 8.92
Normalized balance
0.067
-0.064
0.067
(e) 0.043
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
173161165170172172238534163266505481475460
LABOUR FORCE
Labour force by gender in 2018
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
OTHER INDICATORS
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..
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2018
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
..
0
..
..
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
8.41
8.12
8.84
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
49 558
30 000
32 323
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
..
0.40
0.54
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
..
4.76
5.73
..
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.
n
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
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: 05 November 2019