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Bahamas

The Bahamas ( (listen)), known officially as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is a country within the Lucayan Archipelago of the West Indies in the Atlantic. It takes up 97% of the Lucayan Archipelago's land area and is home to 88% of the archipelago's population. The archipelagic state consists of more than 700 islands, cays, and islets in the Atlantic Ocean, and is located north of Cuba and Hispaniola Island (Haiti and the Dominican Republic), northwest of the Turks and Caicos Islands, southeast of the US state of Florida, and east of the Florida Keys. The capital is Nassau on the island of New Providence. The Royal Bahamas Defence Force describes The Bahamas' territory as encompassing 470,000 km2 (180,000 sq mi) of ocean space. The Bahamas were inhabited by the Lucayans, a branch of the Arawakan-speaking Taíno people, for many centuries. Columbus was the first European to see the islands, making his first landfall in the 'New World' in 1492. Later, the Spanish shipped the native Lucayans to slavery on Hispaniola, after which the Bahama islands were mostly deserted from 1513 until 1648, when English colonists from Bermuda settled on the island of Eleuthera. The Bahamas became a British crown colony in 17... [More]
  • Last : 17,193.7
  • High : 19,020.1
  • Low : 16,433.1
  • Max Fluctuation : 465
  • Max Fluctuation % : 2.7%
  • Open : 18,758.5
  • Time : 18:59:54
  • Yesterday : 18,832.8
  • Change % : 9.53%
  • Change : 1,639.1
  • Last : 1,808.56 (BSD)
  • High : 1,818.28
  • Low : 1,805.05
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.86
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.05%
  • Open : 1,806.51
  • Time : 19:00:37
  • Yesterday : 1,806.45
  • Change % : 0.12%
  • Change : 2.11
  • Last : 45.14 (BSD)
  • High : 46.09
  • Low : 44.79
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.11
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.53%
  • Open : 45.65
  • Time : 18:59:54
  • Yesterday : 45.66
  • Change % : 1.15%
  • Change : 0.52
  • Last : 0.8405 (BSD)
  • High : 0.8415
  • Low : 0.8378
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.8391
  • Time : 19:01:05
  • Yesterday : 0.8415
  • Change % : 0.12%
  • Change : 0.001

Bahamas Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
BSD/USD Ask 0.9992 0.9997 0.9992 0.9997 0.00 0.00% 2020/11/26 Time 19:01
BSD/GBP Ask 0.7502 0.7503 0.7465 0.7503 0.00 0.39% 2020/11/26 Time 18:49
GBP/BSD Ask 1.3333 1.3332 1.3329 1.3398 0.01 0.38% 2020/11/26 Time 18:49
EUR/BSD Ask 1.1904 1.1903 1.1894 1.1938 0.00 0.08% 2020/11/26 Time 18:49
USD/BSD Ask 1 - 0.9997 1 0.00 0.00% 2020/11/24 Time 9:50

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-449.90 20 Jun -619 -782 : -251 Quarterly Jun/20

Bank Lending Rate

10.38 20 Aug 10.6 8.59 : 13.27 Monthly

Building Permits

267.00 19 Dec 293 217 : 528 Quarterly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

108.10 20 Aug 108 70.39 : 109 Monthly

Coronavirus Cases

0 20 Nov 7431 0 : 7460 Daily Nov/20

Coronavirus Deaths

0 20 Nov 154 0 : 163 Daily Nov/20

Coronavirus Recovered

0 20 Nov 5652 0 : 5708 Daily Nov/20

Corporate Tax Rate

0.00 20 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 65 64 : 73 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 29 21 : 29 Yearly

Credit Rating

0 20 Nov : Monthly 45

Currency

1.00 20 Nov 1 0.99 : 1 Daily

Current Account

-739.80 20 Jun -98.7 -740 : 243 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

0.60 19 Dec -12.1 -20.1 : 5.6 Yearly Dec/19

Deposit Interest Rate

0.59 19 Dec 0.85 0.59 : 7.56 Yearly

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 118 59 : 121 Yearly

Exports

61.90 20 Jun 186 61.9 : 278 Quarterly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

2127.10 20 Aug 1982 18.93 : 2127 Monthly

GDP

12.83 19 Dec 12.42 0.17 : 12.83 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

0.90 19 Dec 1.6 -4.2 : 7.9 Yearly

GDP Per Capita Ppp

35782.80 19 Dec 35501 33778 : 41979 Yearly

GDP per capita

27477.96 19 Dec 27261 16904 : 32236 Yearly

Government Budget

-1.70 19 Dec -3.4 -6.6 : 0.33 Yearly

Government Debt to GDP

66.80 19 Dec 66.4 23.2 : 73.7 Yearly Dec/19

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 76420 35579 : 80351 Quarterly

Imports

511.80 20 Jun 805 373 : 997 Quarterly

Inflation Rate

-0.41 20 Jun 0.01 -1.42 : 14.24 Monthly Jun/20

Inflation Rate Mom

-0.70 19 Dec 0 -0.77 : 2.8 Monthly

Interest Rate

4.00 20 Sep 4 4 : 5.25 Daily Sep/20

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 7936 1978 : 8376 Quarterly

Money Supply M0

0 20 Jun 372 13 : 380 Monthly

Money Supply M1

0 20 Jun 3521 443 : 3523 Monthly

Money Supply M2

0 20 Jun 7555 2103 : 7556 Monthly

Money Supply M3

0 20 Sep 8158 2136 : 8236 Monthly

Personal Income Tax Rate

0.00 20 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly

Population

0.38 19 Dec 0.39 0.11 : 0.39 Yearly Dec/19

Private Sector Credit

0 20 Jun 5794 1580 : 6686 Monthly

Sales Tax Rate

12.00 20 Dec 12 7.5 : 12 Yearly

Social Security Rate

9.80 20 Dec 9.8 8.8 : 9.8 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Companies

5.90 20 Dec 5.9 5.4 : 5.9 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Employees

3.90 20 Dec 3.9 3.4 : 3.9 Yearly

Tourist Arrivals

23.40 20 Jul 3.94 3.94 : 749 Monthly

Unemployment Rate

9.50 19 Dec 10.7 6.9 : 15.7 Yearly Dec/19
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -449.90 -585 -585 -585 -630 -615 Jun/20
Bank Lending Rate 10.38 9.88 9.88 9.88 11.05 11.05
Building Permits 267.00 320 350 380 280 380
Consumer Price Index Cpi 108.10 109 109 109 111 114
Corporate Tax Rate 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Currency 1.00 1 1 1 1 1
Current Account -739.80 -150 -210 -220 -110 -250
Current Account to GDP 0.60 -10 -10 -10 -9 -10 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate 0.59 0.09 0.09 0.09 1.24 1.24
Exports 61.90 165 165 165 155 175
Foreign Exchange Reserves 2127.10 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980
GDP 12.83 12.6 12.6 12.6 11.7 12.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.90 6.5 6.5 6.5 -8 6.5
GDP Per Capita Ppp 35782.80 34000 34000 34000 33650 34000
GDP per capita 27477.96 27200 27200 27200 27000 27200
Government Budget -1.70 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -6.5 -5.5
Government Debt to GDP 66.80 70 70 70 75 70 Dec/19
Imports 511.80 750 750 750 785 790
Inflation Rate -0.41 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.3 1.8 Jun/20
Inflation Rate Mom -0.70 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
Interest Rate 4.00 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 Sep/20
Personal Income Tax Rate 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Population 0.38 0.41 0.41 0.41 0.41 0.42 Dec/19
Sales Tax Rate 12.00 12 12 12 12 12
Social Security Rate 9.80 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.8
Social Security Rate For Companies 5.90 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.9
Social Security Rate For Employees 3.90 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9
Tourist Arrivals 23.40 95 115 150 68 200
Unemployment Rate 9.50 12 12 12 13 12 Dec/19