CARICOM'S SELECTED ECONOMIC INDICATORS: 1997-1999

Current Expenditure (EC$ Mn) Current Expenditure (% of Country's GDP)
             
CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES 1997 1998 1999 1997 1998 1999
             
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY
The Bahamas 1,921.6 2,017.7 2,264.6
CARIBBEAN COMMON MKT.
MDCs
Barbados 1,694.1 1,799.4 1,899.8 28.5 28.3 28.3
Guyana 534.2 539.6 482.8 26.5 27.8 26.2
Jamaica 5,487.8 6,265.3 6,420.3 28.4 31.6 32.4
Suriname
Trinidad & Tobago 3,788.6 4,028.4 4,561.8 24.1 24.4 24.9
LDCs
Belize 340.6 366.7 383.7 20.4 21.6 20.7
OECS
Antigua & Barbuda 324.3 364.0 388.6 20.7 21.7 22.1
Dominica 184.7 196.2 206.5 27.9 28.0 28.6
Grenada 199.9 221.0 223.0 23.5 23.3 21.8
Montserrat 62.5 58.6 57.9 57.0 58.1 61.1
St. Kitts & Nevis 210.4 234.1 261.9 28.3 30.2 31.8
Saint Lucia 320.3 332.6 358.9 20.6 19.9 19.7
St. Vincent & G'dines 196.9 204.5 223.6 24.8 23.9 25.1
             

Published: October 2001
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Email: Stats1@Caricom.org or Stats2@Caricom.org