Belize Belize

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Belize, is a country located at Central America, it has an area of 22,970 Km2 and it may be considered quite a small country.

Belize, with a population of 442,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a low population density, 19 people per km2.

It's capital is Belmopan and its currency is Belize dollars

Belize is holding the 167 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2022 was 1,795 millions of euros (1,892 millions of dollars), ( 63.38% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €4,062 euros per inhabitant$4,281 dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Belize was on February of 2024 and it was 3.9%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Belize, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.683 points in 2021, leaving it in 123th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Belize are business, you must know it's in the 135th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Belize, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Belmopan: Monthly Temp.
Belmopan: Monthly Rainfall
Belize Economy
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]2022€2,683M
Annual GDP [+]2022$2,831M
GDP per capita [+]2022€6,070
GDP per capita [+]2022$6,404
Debt (M.€.) [+]20221,795
Debt ($M) [+]20221,892
Debt (%GDP) [+]202263.38%
Debt Per Capita [+]2022€4,062
Debt Per Capita [+]2022$4,281
Deficit (M.€) [+]2022-21
Deficit ($M) [+]2022-23
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2022-0.75%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2022639.5
Expenditure ($M) [+]2022674.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2021183.3
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2021217.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202122.17%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201777.6
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201787.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201710.99%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]202223.1
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]202224.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20223.57%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202222.59%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022€1,447
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022$1,525
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2021€426
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2021$504
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€169
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$191
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022€52
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022$55
Moody's Rating [+]11/16/2022Caa2
S&P Rating [+]11/09/2021B-
Corruption Index [+]200820
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2012123º
Fragile States Index [+]201863.7
RTI Raking [+]202273º
Innovation Ranking [+]2013102º
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2023Q22.8%
Unemployed [+]2023Q25K
NMW [+]2022$321.8
NMW [+]2022€284.1
Markets
Euro / Belize dollars [+]04/12/20242.1278
US Dollar exchange rate [+]04/12/20242.0088
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20243.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/01/20212.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]2020135º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 2019348
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20191.29
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015135.87
Taxes
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202123.5%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]2019503,002
Exports [+]2021€267.0M
Exports [+]2021$315.8M
Exports % GDP [+]202112.68%
Imports [+]2021€635.6M
Imports [+]2021$751.7M
Imports % GDP [+]202130.19%
Trade balance [+]2021€-368.6M
Trade balance [+]2021$-435.9M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-17.50%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]202219
Remittance received ($M) [+]201788.7
% Immigrant [+]202014.74%
% Emigrant [+]202012.53%
Birth Rate [+]202117.98‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017198.1
Crude death rate [+]20216.35‰
Fertility Rate [+]20212.01
Population [+]2022442,000
Immigrant stock [+]202062,043
Emigrant stock [+]202052,756
HDI [+]20210.683
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202389º
Life expectancy [+]202170.47
Suicides [+]201526
Suicide rate [+]20157.17
Number of homicides [+]2022113
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]202227.88
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20211.57
Annual crude oil production [+]20220
Crude Oil Reserves [+]20216.7
Consumption GWh [+]2021925
Generation GWh [+]2021644
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]03/31/2024688
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]03/31/202471,409
Fully vaccinated [+]05/12/2023221,402
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]03/31/20241,556.56
Doses administered [+]04/21/2023510,717