CARICOM'S SELECTED ECONOMIC INDICATORS: 1997-1999

Gross National Savings ($EC Mn) Gross National Savings (% of Country's GDP)
             
CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES 1997 1998 1999 1997 1998 1999
             
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY
The Bahamas
CARIBBEAN COMMON MKT. 12,486.0 10,472.4 11,376.8 22.8 18.4 19.8
MDCs 11,037.7 8,812.2 9,531.0 23.5 18.2 19.7
Barbados 907.7 1,009.1 866.3 15.2 15.9 12.9
Guyana 612.2 537.6 552.8 30.4 27.7 30.0
Jamaica 4,557.8 4,153.7 3,793.1 23.6 20.9 19.1
Suriname 867.6 241.7 351.8 22.6 6.3 20.1
Trinidad & Tobago 4,092.3 2,870.0 3,967.0 26.0 17.4 21.6
LDCs 1,448.3 1,660.2 1,845.8 18.2 19.7 20.5
Belize 307.2 281.8 241.4 18.4 16.6 13.0
OECS 1,141.1 1,378.4 1,604.4 18.2 20.5 22.5
Antigua & Barbuda 437.0 476.2 625.4 27.9 28.4 35.6
Dominica 136.7 158.1 89.2 20.7 22.6 12.3
Grenada 129.3 113.4 325.0 15.2 12.0 31.8
Montserrat 45.3 137.8 39.5 41.3 136.7 41.7
St. Kitts & Nevis 181.0 221.4 114.2 24.4 28.6 13.9
Saint Lucia 206.1 255.0 282.9 13.3 15.2 15.5
St. Vincent & G'dines 5.9 16.6 128.3 0.7 1.9 14.4
             

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