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Belize

Belize ( (listen)) is a Caribbean country located on the northeastern coast of Central America. Belize is bordered on the north by Mexico, on the east by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by Guatemala. It has an area of 22,970 square kilometres (8,867 sq mi) and a population of 419,199 (2020). Its mainland is about 290 km (180 mi) long and 110 km (68 mi) wide. It has the lowest population and population density in Central America. The country's population growth rate of 1.87% per year (2018 estimate) is the second highest in the region and one of the highest in the Western Hemisphere.The Maya Civilization spread into the area of Belize between 1500 BC and AD 300 and flourished until about 1200. European contact began in 1492 when Christopher Columbus sailed along the Gulf of Honduras. European exploration was begun by English settlers in 1638. This period was also marked by Spain and Britain both laying claim to the land until Britain defeated the Spanish in the Battle of St. George's Caye (1798). It became a British colony in 1840, known as British Honduras, and a Crown colony in 1862. Independence was achieved from the United Kingdom on 21 September 1981. Belize has a diverse society that is c... [More]
  • Last : 40,231.1
  • High : 40,828.1
  • Low : 39,637.7
  • Max Fluctuation : 360.5
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.05%
  • Open : 39,659.5
  • Time : 21:44:56
  • Yesterday : 39,726.5
  • Change % : 1.27%
  • Change : 504.6
  • Last : 1,854.06
  • High : 1,869.13
  • Low : 1,852.19
  • Max Fluctuation : 4.11
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.41%
  • Open : 1,866.18
  • Time : 21:45:23
  • Yesterday : 1,866.21
  • Change % : 0.66%
  • Change : 12.15
  • Last : 72.09
  • High : 72.15
  • Low : 70.85
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.14
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.45%
  • Open : 71.08
  • Time : 21:42:56
  • Yesterday : 71.08
  • Change % : 1.42%
  • Change : 1.01
  • Last : 0.8249
  • High : 0.8265
  • Low : 0.8234
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.825
  • Time : 21:22:26
  • Yesterday : 0.825
  • Change % : 0.01%
  • Change : 0.0001

Belize Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
EUR/BZD Ask 2.4655 2.4653 2.4472 2.4695 0.02 0.75% 2021/06/15 Time 21:44
BZD/USD Ask 0.4959 0.4951 0.4951 0.4959 0.00 0.02% 2021/06/15 Time 15:47
USD/BZD Ask 2.0332 - 2.01 2.0332 0.00 0.00% 2021/06/14 Time 23:55
GBP/BZD Ask 2.8541 - 2.8541 2.8541 0.00 0.00% 2021/06/13 Time 2:16

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-141.10 21 Mar -109 -160 : -26.27 Monthly Mar/21

Banks Balance Sheet

3813658.00 21 Feb 3791057 218408 : 3813658 Monthly

CPI Transportation

112.20 21 Apr 108 53.74 : 112 Monthly

Central Bank Balance Sheet

1367625.00 21 Feb 1342484 100868 : 1387115 Monthly

Competitiveness Index

0 12 Dec 3.52 3.52 : 3.52 Yearly Points

Competitiveness Rank

0 12 Dec 123 123 : 123 Yearly

Consumer Credit

614.20 19 Dec 451 173 : 614 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

102.00 21 Mar 102 99.77 : 106 Monthly

Coronavirus Cases

0 20 Mar 1 1 : 1 Daily

Coronavirus Deaths

0 20 Mar 0 0 : 0 Daily

Coronavirus Recovered

0 20 Mar 0 0 : 0 Daily

Cpi Housing Utilities

102.20 21 Apr 102 56.5 : 102 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 21 Jun : Monthly 9

Crude Oil Production

0 21 Jan 1.7 0.99 : 5.4 Monthly

Current Account

-127.30 20 Sep -14.6 -182 : 107 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

-9.50 19 Dec -8.1 -21.5 : 17.9 Yearly Dec/19

Deposit Interest Rate

2.18 20 Dec 1.95 1.95 : 14.87 Yearly

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 125 75 : 135 Yearly

Employed Persons

0 19 Dec 156 62.1 : 165 Yearly Dec/19

Exports

33.70 21 Mar 31.2 15.7 : 97.57 Monthly

External Debt

1309.50 19 Dec 1284 168 : 1310 Yearly

Fiscal Expenditure

1083.80 19 Dec 1053 209 : 1084 Yearly

Food Inflation

4.30 21 Mar 5.6 -2.5 : 5.7 Monthly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

0 19 Dec 296 34.1 : 487 Yearly

GDP

1.88 19 Dec 1.87 0.03 : 1.88 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-13.00 20 Dec -12.8 -23.8 : 21.1 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

594.40 20 Dec 584 283 : 770 Quarterly

GDP From Agriculture

47.20 20 Dec 50.1 18.66 : 83.3 Quarterly

GDP From Construction

24.50 20 Dec 25.5 9.58 : 26.2 Quarterly

GDP From Manufacturing

30.70 20 Dec 33.2 19.74 : 106 Quarterly

GDP From Public Administration

86.40 20 Dec 78.1 31.5 : 90.4 Quarterly

GDP From Services

112.30 20 Dec 112 33.89 : 152 Quarterly

GDP From Transport

45.40 20 Dec 44.3 20.3 : 67.1 Quarterly

GDP From Utilities

40.40 20 Dec 39.7 2.7 : 47 Quarterly

GDP Growth Rate

-13.10 20 Dec -12.7 -23.9 : 13.5 Quarterly Dec/20

GDP Per Capita Ppp

7004.90 19 Dec 7119 4798 : 7432 Yearly

GDP per capita

4149.86 19 Dec 4218 1079 : 4403 Yearly

Government Budget

-3.50 19 Dec -0.7 -11.3 : 1.6 Yearly

Government Budget Value

-129.50 19 Dec -27.6 -276 : 44.2 Yearly

Government Debt to GDP

69.90 19 Dec 68.6 31.4 : 87.1 Yearly Dec/19

Government Revenues

1143.80 19 Dec 1139 249 : 1144 Yearly

Government Spending

1300.90 19 Dec 1221 310 : 1301 Yearly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 22366 1128 : 22931 Quarterly

Imports

174.80 21 Mar 140 80.42 : 195 Monthly

Inflation Rate

1.50 21 Mar 1.3 -12.7 : 9.6 Monthly Mar/21

Inflation Rate Mom

0.00 21 Mar 0.7 -0.8 : 1 Monthly

Interest Rate

2.30 21 Feb 2.3 1.98 : 6.88 Daily Feb/21

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 2255 430 : 2367 Quarterly

Loans To Private Sector

0 19 Dec 1669 616 : 1669 Yearly

Military Expenditure

24.30 20 Dec 24.5 4.7 : 24.5 Yearly

Money Supply M0

0 21 Feb 480 73.8 : 503 Monthly

Money Supply M1

0 21 Feb 1962 149 : 1993 Monthly

Money Supply M2

0 21 Feb 3553 475 : 3581 Monthly

Population

0.40 19 Dec 0.4 0.21 : 0.4 Yearly Dec/19

Private Sector Credit

0 19 Dec 2069 387 : 2180 Yearly

Remittances

0 19 Dec 90.2 24.3 : 94.5 Yearly

Sales Tax Rate

12.50 21 Dec 12.5 12.5 : 12.5 Yearly

Tourist Arrivals

1500570.00 19 Dec 1525547 721103 : 1525547 Yearly

Unemployed Persons

19.85 19 Sep 13.66 10.17 : 24.39 Biannually Sep/19

Unemployment Rate

7.70 19 Dec 9.4 7.7 : 23.3 Yearly Dec/19
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -141.10 -129 -105 -105 -132 -130 Mar/21
Banks Balance Sheet 3813658.00 321000 321000 321000 321000 321000
CPI Transportation 112.20 104 108 102 106 104
Central Bank Balance Sheet 1367625.00 120000 120000 120000 120000 120000
Consumer Credit 614.20 639 626 635 663 664
Consumer Price Index Cpi 102.00 107 107 102 107 104
Cpi Housing Utilities 102.20 102 108 102 102 104
Current Account -127.30 -70 -70 -70 -70 -70
Current Account to GDP -9.50 -7.8 -7.8 -7.4 -7.8 -7.4 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate 2.18 2.18 2.18 2.38 2.18 2.63
Exports 33.70 35 35 35 35 37
External Debt 1309.50 1600 1600 1600 1600 1690
Fiscal Expenditure 1083.80 1200 1300 1300 1200 1300
Food Inflation 4.30 1.8 1.4 1.2 3 1
GDP 1.88 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.85
GDP Annual Growth Rate -13.00 4 2 3.4 8 6
GDP Constant Prices 594.40 602 604 613 603 641
GDP From Agriculture 47.20 52 47.96 48.61 71.6 50.83
GDP From Construction 24.50 26.49 25.02 25.36 15.49 26.52
GDP From Manufacturing 30.70 34.64 31.32 31.75 44.89 33.2
GDP From Public Administration 86.40 80.42 88.13 89.34 92.65 93.42
GDP From Services 112.30 117 115 116 105 121
GDP From Transport 45.40 47.74 46.82 47.46 49.57 49.63
GDP From Utilities 40.40 31.1 30.5 30.92 32.29 32.33
GDP Growth Rate -13.10 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.5 Dec/20
GDP Per Capita Ppp 7004.90 6600 6600 6600 6600 6890
GDP per capita 4149.86 4100 4600 4600 4100 4200
Government Budget -3.50 -5 -5 -5 -5 -3.5
Government Budget Value -129.50 -150 -105 -105 -105 -105
Government Debt to GDP 69.90 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5 72 Dec/19
Government Revenues 1143.80 1130 1130 1130 1130 1190
Government Spending 1300.90 1353 1327 1345 1405 1407
Imports 174.80 163 165 165 163 170
Inflation Rate 1.50 1.2 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.4 Mar/21
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1
Interest Rate 2.30 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.75 Feb/21
Military Expenditure 24.30 24 24 25 24 25
Population 0.40 0.42 0.43 0.43 0.42 0.44 Dec/19
Sales Tax Rate 12.50 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5
Tourist Arrivals 1500570.00 550000 550000 550000 550000 890000
Unemployed Persons 19.85 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 16.12 Sep/19
Unemployment Rate 7.70 11 11 10.6 11 9.5 Dec/19