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Barbados

Barbadian and Bajan National accounts Stats

Definitions

  • Local currency at constant prices > Aggregate indicators > GDP per capita > Constant LCU: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Local currency at current prices > Aggregate indicators > Gross domestic savings > Current: Gross domestic savings are calculated as GDP less final consumption expenditure (total consumption). Data are in current local currency.
  • Local currency at current prices > Expenditure on GDP > Gross capital formation > Current : Gross capital formation (formerly gross domestic investment) consists of outlays on additions to the fixed assets of the economy plus net changes in the level of inventories. Fixed assets include land improvements (fences, ditches, drains, and so on); plant, machinery, and equipment purchases; and the construction of roads, railways, and the like, including schools, offices, hospitals, private residential dwellings, and commercial and industrial buildings. Inventories are stocks of goods held by firms to meet temporary or unexpected fluctuations in production or sales, and ""work in progress."" According to the 1993 SNA, net acquisitions of valuables are also considered capital formation. Data are in current local currency."
  • Local currency at current prices > Expenditure on GDP > Gross fixed capital formation > Cu: Gross fixed capital formation (formerly gross domestic fixed investment) includes land improvements (fences, ditches, drains, and so on); plant, machinery, and equipment purchases; and the construction of roads, railways, and the like, including schools, offices, hospitals, private residential dwellings, and commercial and industrial buildings. According to the 1993 SNA, net acquisitions of valuables are also considered capital formation. Data are in current local currency."
  • Local currency at current prices > Expenditure on GDP > Gross national expenditure > Curre: Gross national expenditure (formerly domestic absorption) is the sum of household final consumption expenditure (formerly private consumption), general government final consumption expenditure (formerly general government consumption), and gross capital formation (formerly gross domestic investment). Data are in current local currency."
  • Shares of GDP and other > External balance on goods and services > % of GDP: External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services).
  • Shares of GDP and other > Final > Consumption expenditure > Etc. > % of GDP: Final consumption expenditure (formerly total consumption) is the sum of household final consumption expenditure (private consumption) and general government final consumption expenditure (general government consumption). This estimate includes any statistical discrepancy in the use of resources relative to the supply of resources.
  • Shares of GDP and other > Gross capital formation > % of GDP: Gross capital formation (formerly gross domestic investment) consists of outlays on additions to the fixed assets of the economy plus net changes in the level of inventories. Fixed assets include land improvements (fences, ditches, drains, and so on); plant, machinery, and equipment purchases; and the construction of roads, railways, and the like, including schools, offices, hospitals, private residential dwellings, and commercial and industrial buildings. Inventories are stocks of goods held by firms to meet temporary or unexpected fluctuations in production or sales, and ""work in progress."" According to the 1993 SNA, net acquisitions of valuables are also considered capital formation."
  • Shares of GDP and other > Trade > % of GDP: Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.
  • US$ at constant 2000 prices > Aggregate indicators > GDP per capita > Constant 2000 US$: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant U.S. dollars.
  • US$ at constant 2000 prices > Value added > Manufacturing > Value added > Constant 2000 US$: Manufacturing refers to industries belonging to ISIC divisions 15-37. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are expressed constant 2000 U.S. dollars."
  • US$ at current prices > Aggregate indicators > GDP > Current US$: GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Dollar figures for GDP are converted from domestic currencies using single year official exchange rates. For a few countries where the official exchange rate does not reflect the rate effectively applied to actual foreign exchange transactions, an alternative conversion factor is used."
  • US$ at current prices > Expenditure on GDP > Changes in inventories > Current US$: Inventories are stocks of goods held by firms to meet temporary or unexpected fluctuations in production or sales, and ""work in progress."" Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • US$ at current prices > Expenditure on GDP > Gross national expenditure > Current US$: Gross national expenditure (formerly domestic absorption) is the sum of household final consumption expenditure (formerly private consumption), general government final consumption expenditure (formerly general government consumption), and gross capital formation (formerly gross domestic investment). Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • US$ at current prices > Expenditure on GDP > Imports > Goods and services > Current US$: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Local currency at constant prices > Aggregate indicators > GDP per capita > Constant LCU 4,323.52 2002 143th out of 182
Local currency at current prices > Aggregate indicators > Gross domestic savings > Current 1.33 billion 2009 111th out of 130
Local currency at current prices > Expenditure on GDP > Gross capital formation > Current 1.61 billion 2009 124th out of 130
Local currency at current prices > Expenditure on GDP > Gross fixed capital formation > Cu 1.61 billion 2009 121st out of 127
Local currency at current prices > Expenditure on GDP > Gross national expenditure > Curre 7.48 billion 2009 128th out of 138
Shares of GDP and other > External balance on goods and services > % of GDP -3.97% 2009 70th out of 140
Shares of GDP and other > Final > Consumption expenditure > Etc. > % of GDP 81.56% 2009 67th out of 130
Shares of GDP and other > Gross capital formation > % of GDP 22.45% 2009 60th out of 131
Shares of GDP and other > Trade > % of GDP 125.21% 2009 17th out of 139
US$ at constant 2000 prices > Aggregate indicators > GDP per capita > Constant 2000 US$ $9,318.75 2002 41st out of 180
US$ at constant 2000 prices > Value added > Manufacturing > Value added > Constant 2000 US$ $98.78 million 2005 120th out of 142
US$ at current prices > Aggregate indicators > GDP > Current US$ $3.60 billion 2009 133th out of 168
US$ at current prices > Expenditure on GDP > Changes in inventories > Current US$ 0.0 2009 72nd out of 126
US$ at current prices > Expenditure on GDP > Gross national expenditure > Current US$ $3.74 billion 2009 118th out of 139
US$ at current prices > Expenditure on GDP > Imports > Goods and services > Current US$ $2.32 billion 2009 113th out of 139

SOURCES: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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