General profile: Aruba

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2021
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
0.107 Millions
1.790 AWG/US$
2 768 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(q) 180 km²
0.73 %
6.95 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+46.3 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2021
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Merchandise exports
4 416
265
330
128
Merchandise imports
4 288
1 394
1 250
1 053
Merchandise trade balance
128
-1 130
-921
-926
Export structure by product group in 2021
(as % of total exports)
1 %1 %20 %20 %55 %55 %5 %5 %19 %19 %
Top 5 partners in 2021
(exports, millions of US$)
26242412112624241211
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Services exports
1 308
1 560
2 105
2 073
Services imports
712
679
881
932
Services trade balance
596
881
1 224
1 141
Services exports by main category²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Transport
4.3
3.3
5.5
3.7
Travel
83.9
80.2
78.4
85.9
Other services
11.8
16.5
16.1
10.4
TRADE INDICES
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33253653409410056612991 122715731 4511 6731 6541 7871 8271 3291 0661 7181 7649579991011031021001101151091079893129118118114103999396104
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+6.9 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2021
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2021
GDP, current
2 360
2 454
2 963
2 768
GDP per capita, current US$
24 978
24 453
28 419
25 979
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
1.23
-2.84
6.31
6.95
Current account balance, % of GDP
4.45
-18.75
3.74
1.54
Exchange rate (/US$)
1.790
1.790
1.790
1.790
GDP by expenditure in 2020
(as % of total GDP)
65.927.822.556.572.765.927.822.556.572.7
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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-0.1 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2021
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2021
FDI inflows
-207.04
236.87
-26.87
134.29
FDI outflows
-8.86
5.80
10.34
-1.67
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
..
..
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
35.034.336.956.1134137-1361108828-27208227-316489237-1120-470221-207-106160332-267-128FDI 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 indicators²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Balance, % of GDP
30.34
-10.15
10.28
7.79
Balance, % of imports
14.30
-12.01
14.28
10.87
Normalized balance
0.067
-0.064
0.067
0.052
Trade openness²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
151125145150140146154163162230516159260488470466455
LIVING AREA
Population by living area in 2021
(% of population)
Urban
44%Urban 44%Rural
56%Rural 56%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2021
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2021
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
..
0
..
0
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
7.54
7.76
9.54
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
-
-
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
..
0.40
0.54
0.65
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
..
4.76
5.73
4.23
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).
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