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Belize

Belize ( (listen)) is a Caribbean country located on the northeastern coast of Central America. Belize is bordered to the north by Mexico, to the east by the Caribbean Sea, and to 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. Its capital is Belmopan, and its largest city is Belize City. 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 Kingd... [More]
  • Last : 43,468.13
  • High : 43,908.31
  • Low : 43,444.04
  • Max Fluctuation : 483.37
  • Max Fluctuation % : 1.12%
  • Open : 43,472.02
  • Time : 02:22:48
  • Yesterday : 43,450.67
  • Change % : 0.04%
  • Change : 17.46
  • Last : 1,749.72
  • High : 1,750.8
  • Low : 1,748.82
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.92
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0%
  • Open : 1,748.82
  • Time : 02:22:53
  • Yesterday : 1,750.36
  • Change % : 0.04%
  • Change : 0.64
  • Last : 74.52
  • High : 74.64
  • Low : 74.19
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.11
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.01%
  • Open : 74.39
  • Time : 02:22:53
  • Yesterday : 73.98
  • Change % : 0.73%
  • Change : 0.54
  • Last : 0.8533
  • High : 0.8535
  • Low : 0.8532
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.8534
  • Time : 02:22:29
  • Yesterday : 0.8534
  • Change % : 0.01%
  • Change : 0.0001

Belize Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
BZD/USD Ask 0.496 0.4959 0.4959 0.496 0.00 0.00% 2021/09/27 Time 2:29
EUR/BZD Ask 2.3835 2.3831 2.3681 2.3835 0.00 0.04% 2021/09/27 Time 2:22
USD/BZD Ask 2.0332 - 2.0138 2.0332 0.00 0.00% 2021/09/23 Time 15:36
GBP/BZD Ask 2.7606 - 2.7606 2.7606 0.00 0.00% 2021/08/29 Time 2:14

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-161.09 21 Jun -116 -161 : -26.27 Monthly Jun/21

Banks Balance Sheet

4113502.00 21 May 4070772 218408 : 4113502 Monthly

CPI Transportation

114.50 21 Jul 114 53.74 : 114 Monthly

Central Bank Balance Sheet

1366586.00 21 May 1367815 100868 : 1413995 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

553.30 20 Dec 614 173 : 614 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

103.90 21 Jul 104 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

101.30 21 Jul 101 56.5 : 102 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 21 Sep : Monthly 9

Crude Oil Production

0 21 May 2 0.99 : 5.4 Monthly

Current Account

-93.90 21 Mar -129 -182 : 107 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

-7.50 20 Dec -9.3 -21.5 : 17.9 Yearly Dec/20

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 20 Dec 165 62.1 : 165 Yearly Dec/20

Exports

28.20 21 Jun 45.7 15.7 : 97.57 Monthly

External Debt

1446.50 20 Dec 1315 168 : 1446 Yearly

Fiscal Expenditure

993.40 20 Dec 1084 209 : 1084 Yearly

Food Inflation

4.60 21 Jul 3.8 -2.5 : 5.7 Monthly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

0 20 Dec 278 34.1 : 487 Yearly

GDP

1.76 20 Dec 1.98 0.03 : 1.98 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-8.40 21 Mar -12.8 -23.8 : 21.1 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

711.38 21 Jun 660 283 : 770 Quarterly

GDP From Agriculture

82.08 21 Jun 72.2 18.66 : 83.3 Quarterly

GDP From Construction

33.10 21 Jun 28.78 9.58 : 33.1 Quarterly

GDP From Manufacturing

50.55 21 Jun 46.98 19.74 : 106 Quarterly

GDP From Public Administration

83.38 21 Jun 86.27 31.5 : 90.4 Quarterly

GDP From Services

143.04 21 Jun 125 33.89 : 152 Quarterly

GDP From Transport

54.30 21 Mar 45.4 20.3 : 67.1 Quarterly

GDP From Utilities

27.90 21 Mar 40.4 2.7 : 47 Quarterly

GDP Growth Rate

-8.40 21 Mar -12.9 -23.8 : 13.5 Quarterly Mar/21

GDP Per Capita Ppp

6119.89 20 Dec 7252 4855 : 7519 Yearly

GDP per capita

3582.98 20 Dec 4246 1079 : 4402 Yearly

Government Budget

-10.70 20 Dec -3.3 -11.3 : 1.6 Yearly

Government Budget Value

-366.60 20 Dec -130 -367 : 44.2 Yearly

Government Debt to GDP

84.80 20 Dec 66.3 31.4 : 87.1 Yearly Dec/20

Government Revenues

926.20 20 Dec 1148 249 : 1148 Yearly

Government Spending

1338.50 20 Dec 1307 310 : 1338 Yearly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 22366 1128 : 22931 Quarterly

Imports

189.30 21 Jun 162 80.42 : 195 Monthly

Inflation Rate

3.40 21 Jul 3 -12.7 : 9.6 Monthly Jul/21

Inflation Rate Mom

0.40 21 Jul 0.4 -0.8 : 1 Monthly

Interest Rate

2.30 21 Aug 2.3 1.98 : 6.88 Daily Aug/21

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 2255 430 : 2367 Quarterly

Loans To Private Sector

0 20 Dec 1624 616 : 1725 Yearly

Military Expenditure

24.30 20 Dec 24.5 4.7 : 24.5 Yearly

Money Supply M0

0 21 May 483 73.8 : 503 Monthly

Money Supply M1

0 21 May 2135 149 : 2164 Monthly

Money Supply M2

0 21 May 3781 475 : 3811 Monthly

Population

0.42 20 Dec 0.41 0.21 : 0.42 Yearly Dec/20

Private Sector Credit

0 20 Dec 2180 387 : 2237 Yearly

Remittances

0 20 Dec 94.5 24.3 : 188 Yearly

Sales Tax Rate

12.50 21 Dec 12.5 12.5 : 12.5 Yearly

Tourist Arrivals

441586.00 20 Dec 1517588 441586 : 1540387 Yearly

Unemployed Persons

19.85 19 Sep 13.66 10.17 : 24.39 Biannually Sep/19

Unemployment Rate

13.70 20 Dec 7.7 7.7 : 23.3 Yearly Dec/20
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -161.09 -105 -130 -130 -128 -133 Jun/21
Banks Balance Sheet 4113502.00 321000 321000 321000 321000 321000
CPI Transportation 114.50 103 110 116 106 105
Central Bank Balance Sheet 1366586.00 120000 120000 120000 120000 120000
Consumer Credit 553.30 479 572 575 639 598
Consumer Price Index Cpi 103.90 103 104 105 108 105
Cpi Housing Utilities 101.30 103 104 103 103 105
Current Account -93.90 -70 -70 -70 -70 -70
Current Account to GDP -7.50 -7.8 -7.4 -7.4 -7.8 -7.4 Dec/20
Deposit Interest Rate 2.18 2.18 2.38 2.38 2.18 2.63
Exports 28.20 35 35 35 35 37
External Debt 1446.50 1600 1600 1600 1600 1690
Fiscal Expenditure 993.40 1300 1300 1300 1200 1300
Food Inflation 4.60 1.4 1.2 1.3 1.8 1
GDP 1.76 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.85
GDP Annual Growth Rate -8.40 2 3.4 4 4 6
GDP Constant Prices 711.38 606 682 740 607 643
GDP From Agriculture 82.08 51.06 74.65 85.36 52.1 51.03
GDP From Construction 33.10 22.7 29.76 34.42 26.52 26.71
GDP From Manufacturing 50.55 31.5 48.58 52.57 34.53 33.3
GDP From Public Administration 83.38 74.63 89.21 86.71 81.22 93.96
GDP From Services 143.04 163 130 149 116 122
GDP From Transport 54.30 73.98 56.15 56.47 46.07 49.09
GDP From Utilities 27.90 45.95 28.85 29.02 41.29 43.68
GDP Growth Rate -8.40 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.5 Mar/21
GDP Per Capita Ppp 6119.89 6600 6600 6600 6600 6890
GDP per capita 3582.98 4600 4600 4600 4100 4200
Government Budget -10.70 -5 -5 -5 -5 -3.5
Government Budget Value -366.60 -105 -170 -170 -70 -110
Government Debt to GDP 84.80 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5 72 Dec/20
Government Revenues 926.20 1130 1130 1130 1130 1190
Government Spending 1338.50 1302 1384 1392 1359 1447
Imports 189.30 165 165 165 163 170
Inflation Rate 3.40 2.5 1.8 1.6 2.2 1.4 Jul/21
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.1
Interest Rate 2.30 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.75 Aug/21
Military Expenditure 24.30 24 25 25 24 25
Population 0.42 0.43 0.43 0.43 0.42 0.44 Dec/20
Sales Tax Rate 12.50 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5
Tourist Arrivals 441586.00 550000 550000 550000 550000 890000
Unemployed Persons 19.85 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 16.12 Sep/19
Unemployment Rate 13.70 11 10.6 10.6 11 9.5 Dec/20