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Belize

Belize ( (listen)) is a country on the northeastern coast of Central America. It borders Mexico to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Guatemala to the west and south. 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. Its 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. Spain and Britain both laid claim to the land until Britain defeated the Spanish in the Battle of St. George's Caye (1798). In 1840 it became a British colony known as British Honduras, and a Crown colony in 1862. It achieved its independence from the United Kingdom on 21 September 1981. Belize has a diverse society that is composed of ma... [More]
  • Last : 20,207.94
  • High : 20,404.60
  • Low : 19,341.23
  • Max Fluctuation : 30.43
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.99%
  • Open : 19,784.39
  • Time : 00:04:54
  • Yesterday : 20,362.19
  • Change % : 0.76%
  • Change : 154.25
  • Last : 1,767.15
  • High : 1,812.11
  • Low : 1,764.38
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.46
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.02%
  • Open : 1,807.93
  • Time : 00:04:38
  • Yesterday : 1,767.28
  • Change % : 0.01%
  • Change : 0.13
  • Last : 99.94
  • High : 111.41
  • Low : 97.5
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.03
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.25%
  • Open : 110.52
  • Time : 00:04:37
  • Yesterday : 99.67
  • Change % : 0.27%
  • Change : 0.27
  • Last : 0.9743
  • High : 0.9769
  • Low : 0.9572
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.9597
  • Time : 00:04:59
  • Yesterday : 0.9739
  • Change % : 0.04%
  • Change : 0.0004

Belize Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
EUR/BZD Ask 2.0859 2.0877 2.0665 2.1247 0.03 1.61% 2022/07/05 Time 23:58
USD/BZD Ask 2.0332 2.01 2.01 2.0332 0.00 0.00% 2022/07/05 Time 18:18
GBP/BZD Ask 2.5343 - 2.5343 2.5343 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/01 Time 16:05
BZD/USD Ask 0.496 - 0.496 0.4961 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/31 Time 15:59

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
-179 22 Mar -183 BZD Million
Banks Balance Sheet
4456075 22 Feb 4125656 BZD Million
CPI Housing Utilities
105 22 May 105 points
CPI Transportation
134 22 May 131 points
Central Bank Balance Sheet
1386904 21 Jul 1380313 USD Million
Consumer Credit
553 20 Dec 614 USD Million
Consumer Price Index CPI
110 22 May 109 points
Coronavirus Cases
63795 22 Jul 63572 Persons
Coronavirus Deaths
680 22 Jul 679 Persons
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
121 22 Jun 120 doses per 100 people
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
489508 22 Jun 487086 doses
Credit Rating
9 22 Jul
Crude Oil Production
1.1 22 Feb 1.1 BBL/D/1K
Current Account
-166 21 Dec -68 BZD Million
Current Account to GDP
-7.5 20 Dec -9.3 percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate
2.18 20 Dec 1.95 percent
Ease of Doing Business
135 19 Dec 125
Employed Persons
146 20 Dec 165 Thousand
Exports
44.7 22 Mar 25.6 BZD Million
External Debt
1446 20 Dec 1315 USD Million
Fiscal Expenditure
993 20 Dec 1084 USD Million
Food Inflation
7.41 22 May 7.1 percent
Foreign Exchange Reserves
348 20 Dec 278 USD Million
GDP
1.76 20 Dec 1.98 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate
14.8 21 Dec 13.8 percent
GDP Constant Prices
658 21 Dec 642 BZD Million
GDP From Agriculture
50.55 21 Dec 57.46 BZD Million
GDP From Construction
21.03 21 Dec 24.18 BZD Million
GDP From Manufacturing
31.04 21 Dec 32.03 BZD Million
GDP From Public Administration
53.65 21 Dec 41.93 BZD Million
GDP From Services
159 21 Dec 158 BZD Million
GDP From Transport
61.7 21 Jun 54.3 BZD Million
GDP From Utilities
24.6 21 Jun 27.9 BZD Million
GDP Growth Rate
14.8 21 Dec 13.8 percent
GDP per capita
3967 20 Dec 4701 USD
GDP per capita PPP
6120 20 Dec 7252 USD
Government Budget
-3.3 21 Dec -10.7 percent of GDP
Government Budget Value
-367 20 Dec -130 USD Million
Government Debt to GDP
84.8 20 Dec 66.3 percent of GDP
Government Revenues
926 20 Dec 1148 USD Million
Government Spending
1338 20 Dec 1307 USD Million
IP Addresses
22700 17 Mar 22366 IP
Imports
224 22 Mar 209 BZD Million
Inflation Rate
6.6 22 May 5.8 percent
Inflation Rate Mom
1 22 Apr 1.1 percent
Interest Rate
2.25 22 May 2.25 percent
Internet Speed
2276 17 Mar 2255 KBps
Loans to Private Sector
1725 20 Dec 1624 USD Million
Military Expenditure
24.3 20 Dec 24.5 USD Million
Money Supply M0
488 21 Jul 488 USD Million
Money Supply M1
2177 21 Jul 2163 USD Million
Money Supply M2
3851 21 Jul 3825 USD Million
Population
0.41 21 Dec 0.42 Million
Private Sector Credit
2237 20 Dec 2180 USD Million
Remittances
188 20 Dec 94.5 USD Million
Tourist Arrivals
441586 20 Dec 1517588
Unemployed Persons
19.85 19 Sep 13.66 Thousand
Unemployment Rate
13.7 20 Dec 7.7 percent
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Balance of Trade -179 -130 -130 -133 -133 BZD Million
Banks Balance Sheet 4456075 321000 321000 321000 321000 BZD Million
CPI Housing Utilities 105 108 109 110 109 points
CPI Transportation 134 135 135 136 136 points
Central Bank Balance Sheet 1386904 120000 120000 120000 120000 USD Million
Consumer Credit 553 479 592 572 575 USD Million
Consumer Price Index CPI 110 110 111 113 114 points
Current Account -166 -70 -70 -70 -70 BZD Million
Current Account to GDP -7.5 -7.4 -7.2 -7.2 percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate 2.18 2.43 2.43 2.68 2.68 percent
Exports 44.7 35 37 37 37 BZD Million
External Debt 1446 1690 1690 1690 USD Million USD Million
Fiscal Expenditure 993 1300 1300 1300 1300 USD Million
Food Inflation 7.41 1.5 1 1 1 percent
GDP 1.76 1.85 1.85 1.85 USD Billion USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 14.8 3.4 6 6 6 percent
GDP Constant Prices 658 697 725 754 BZD Million BZD Million
GDP From Agriculture 50.55 53.58 55.73 57.96 BZD Million BZD Million
GDP From Construction 21.03 22.29 23.18 24.11 BZD Million BZD Million
GDP From Manufacturing 31.04 32.9 34.22 35.59 BZD Million BZD Million
GDP From Public Administration 53.65 56.87 59.14 61.51 BZD Million BZD Million
GDP From Services 159 169 175 182 BZD Million BZD Million
GDP From Transport 61.7 73.98 51.49 53.55 BZD Million BZD Million
GDP From Utilities 24.6 45.95 45.82 47.65 BZD Million BZD Million
GDP Growth Rate 14.8 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 percent
GDP per capita 3967 4200 4200 4200 USD USD
GDP per capita PPP 6120 6890 6890 6890 USD USD
Government Budget -3.3 -1.5 -1.5 -2 -2 percent of GDP
Government Budget Value -367 -105 -105 -170 -170 USD Million
Government Debt to GDP 84.8 72 72 72 percent of GDP
Government Revenues 926 1130 1190 1190 1190 USD Million
Government Spending 1338 1302 1432 1384 1392 USD Million
Imports 224 165 170 170 170 BZD Million
Inflation Rate 6.6 5.6 5.2 4.5 4 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 1 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 percent
Interest Rate 2.25 2.5 2.75 2.75 3 percent
Military Expenditure 24.3 25 25 25 25 USD Million
Population 0.41 0.42 0.43 0.44 Million Million
Tourist Arrivals 441586 550000 890000 890000 890000
Unemployed Persons 19.85 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 Thousand
Unemployment Rate 13.7 10.6 9.5 9.5 9.5 percent