General profile: Dominica

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2021
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
0.072 Millions
2.700 XCD/US$
529 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(q) 750 km²
0.52 %
3.94 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+20.6 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2021
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Merchandise exports
42
37
30
17
Merchandise imports
165
224
214
231
Merchandise trade balance
-124
-187
-184
-214
Export structure by product group in 2021
(as % of total exports)
0 %0 %75 %75 %7 %7 %18 %18 %
Top 5 partners in 2021
(exports, millions of US$)
3332233322
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Services exports
86
137
233
86
Services imports
50
68
131
99
Services trade balance
36
69
102
-12
Services exports by main category²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Transport
4.6
2.9
0.3
1.0
Travel
66.0
68.4
86.5
22.0
Other services
29.4
28.7
13.2
77.0
TRADE INDICES
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484559323961100105103988312211912813116117218719422322627097107104100103106100949710110210711310096100981019410610897
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+3.9 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2021
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2021
GDP, current
364
494
541
529
GDP per capita, current US$
5 304
7 182
7 724
7 310
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
0.66
0.67
-2.45
3.94
Current account balance, % of GDP
-20.89
-16.24
-4.65
-33.77
Exchange rate (/US$)
2.700
2.700
2.700
2.700
GDP by expenditure in 2020
(as % of total GDP)
83.125.023.736.168.483.125.023.736.168.4
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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0 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2021
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2021
FDI inflows
19.24
42.86
(j) 7.16
(j) 43.98
FDI outflows
..
..
(j) -11.50
(j) 0.00
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
..
10.34
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
49.049.249.244.444.055.94422637823427122359354357574026192631201718FDI 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 indicators²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Balance, % of GDP
-18.33
-18.32
-10.78
-37.19
Balance, % of imports
-34.04
-34.20
-17.85
-65.22
Normalized balance
-0.205
-0.206
-0.098
-0.484
Trade openness²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
7774102104103104110119848591898497918889
LIVING AREA
Population by living area in 2021
(% of population)
Urban
71%Urban 71%Rural
29%Rural 29%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.032 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2021
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2021
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
467
1 610
628
681
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
3.86
4.49
6.35
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
7 363
7 361
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.24
2.45
..
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
8.31
4.81
..
..
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).
j
Asset/liability basis.
q
Estimated. Data refers to 2020.
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: 20 October 2022