CARICOM'S SELECTED ECONOMIC INDICATORS: 1997-1999

GDP at Current Market Prices (EC$Mn) Unemployment Rate (%)
             
CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES 1997 1998 1999 1997 1998 1999
             
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY
The Bahamas 9.8 7.7 7.8
CARIBBEAN COMMON MKT. 54,848.0 56,943.9 57,477.0
MDCs 46,903.8 48,517.4 48,486.6
Barbados 5,952.8 6,351.2 6,723.1 14.5 12.3 10.4
Guyana 2,013.8 1,938.1 1,840.0
Jamaica 19,350.4 19,836.5 19,836.6 16.5 15.5 15.7
Suriname 3,843.9 3,858.0 1,749.0 10.5 10.6
Trinidad & Tobago 15,742.9 16,533.6 18,337.9 15.0 14.2 11.7
LDCs 7,944.2 8,426.5 8,990.4
Belize 1,667.3 1,699.9 1,857.0 12.7 14.3 12.8
OECS 6,276.9 6,726.6 7,133.3
Antigua & Barbuda 1,568.8 1,674.2 1,758.1
Dominica 661.6 700.5 722.8 23.1
Grenada 850.2 946.7 1,021.1 15.5 15.2
Montserrat 109.7 100.8 94.8
St. Kitts & Nevis 742.3 775.2 822.6
Saint Lucia 1,551.2 1,672.6 1,823.5 20.5 21.6 18.1
St. Vincent & G'dines 793.1 856.6 890.4
             

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