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Bahamas

The Bahamas ( (listen)), known officially as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is a country within the Lucayan Archipelago in the West Indies. It is a member of the Commonwealth Realms under the monarchy of Queen Elizabeth II. The archipelagic state consists of more than 700 islands, cays, and islets in the Atlantic Ocean, and is located north of Cuba and Hispaniola Island (Haiti and the Dominican Republic), northwest of the Turks and Caicos Islands, southeast of the U.S. state of Florida, and east of the Florida Keys. The capital is Nassau on the island of New Providence. The Royal Bahamas Defence Force describes the Bahamas' territory as encompassing 470,000 km2 (180,000 sq mi) of ocean space. The Bahamas were inhabited by the Lucayans, a branch of the Arawakan-speaking Taíno people, for many centuries. Columbus was the first European to see the islands, making his first landfall in the 'New World' in 1492. Later, the Spanish shipped the native Lucayans to slavery on Hispaniola, after which the Bahama islands were mostly deserted from 1513 until 1648, when English colonists from Bermuda settled on the island of Eleuthera. The Bahamas became a British crown colony in 1718, when the British clamped down on ... [More]
  • Last : 8,881.4
  • High : 9,412.6
  • Low : 8,846.3
  • Max Fluctuation : 104
  • Max Fluctuation % : 2.25%
  • Open : 9,325.1
  • Time : 20:05:11
  • Yesterday : 9,334.2
  • Change % : 5.1%
  • Change : 452.8
  • Last : 1,638.42 (BSD)
  • High : 1,654.99
  • Low : 1,625.1
  • Max Fluctuation : 7.32
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.54%
  • Open : 1,649.82
  • Time : 20:07:41
  • Yesterday : 1,649.67
  • Change % : 0.69%
  • Change : 11.25
  • Last : 49.96 (BSD)
  • High : 50.41
  • Low : 49.02
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.18
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.46%
  • Open : 49.81
  • Time : 20:07:14
  • Yesterday : 49.87
  • Change % : 0.18%
  • Change : 0.09
  • Last : 0.9188 (BSD)
  • High : 0.9234
  • Low : 0.9175
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.01
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.04%
  • Open : 0.9234
  • Time : 20:04:57
  • Yesterday : 0.9188
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0

Bahamas Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
BSD/USD Ask 1.0002 0.9992 0.9992 1.0002 0.00 0.10% 2020/02/26 Time 20:03
EUR/BSD Ask 1.0831 - 1.0831 1.0839 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/15 Time 5:21
BSD/GBP Ask 0.7666 - 0.7663 0.7667 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/15 Time 1:42
GBP/BSD Ask 1.3049 - 1.3046 1.305 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/15 Time 1:42
USD/BSD Ask 1 - 0.9998 1 0.00 0.00% 2020/01/26 Time 14:15

Bahamas Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-573.10 19 Sep -626 -782 : -251 Quarterly BSD Million

Bank Lending Rate

12.73 19 Sep 11.92 9.79 : 13.27 Monthly %

Building Permits

0 18 Sep 391 217 : 528 Quarterly Units

Consumer Price Index Cpi

108.80 19 Sep 108 70.39 : 109 Monthly points

Corporate Tax Rate

0.00 20 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly %

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 65 64 : 73 Yearly Points

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 29 21 : 29 Yearly

Credit Rating

0 20 Feb : Monthly 52

Currency

1.00 20 Feb 1 0.99 : 1 Daily

Current Account

-116.20 19 Sep -65.1 -665 : 26.9 Quarterly BSD Million

Current Account to GDP

-15.50 18 Dec -16.3 -17.3 : 5.6 Yearly %

Deposit Interest Rate

0.85 18 Dec 0.99 0.85 : 7.56 Yearly %

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 118 59 : 121 Yearly

Exports

108.80 19 Sep 278 90 : 278 Quarterly BSD Million

Foreign Exchange Reserves

1646.51 19 Nov 1561 18.93 : 1692 Monthly BSD Million

GDP

12.42 18 Dec 12.15 0.17 : 12.42 Yearly USD Billion

GDP Annual Growth Rate

1.60 18 Dec 2.5 -4.2 : 7.9 Yearly %

GDP Per Capita Ppp

28705.28 17 Dec 28585 27091 : 33668 Yearly USD

GDP per capita

32217.87 18 Dec 31827 1550 : 32218 Yearly USD

Government Budget

-3.30 18 Dec -5.6 -6.6 : 0.33 Yearly %

Government Debt to GDP

64.60 18 Dec 64.8 23.2 : 73.7 Yearly %

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 76420 35579 : 80351 Quarterly

Imports

681.90 19 Sep 903 373 : 997 Quarterly BSD Million

Inflation Rate

1.80 19 Sep 1.5 -1.42 : 14.24 Monthly %

Inflation Rate Mom

0.30 19 Sep -0.4 -0.77 : 2.8 Monthly %

Interest Rate

4.00 19 Nov 4 4 : 5.25 Daily %

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 7936 1978 : 8376 Quarterly

Money Supply M0

0 19 Sep 319 13 : 322 Monthly BSD Million

Money Supply M1

0 19 Sep 2962 443 : 3060 Monthly BSD Million

Money Supply M2

0 19 Nov 7079 2103 : 7215 Monthly BSD Million

Money Supply M3

0 19 Dec 7798 2136 : 8022 Monthly BSD Million

Personal Income Tax Rate

0.00 20 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly %

Population

0.39 18 Dec 0.38 0.11 : 0.39 Yearly Million

Private Sector Credit

0 19 Nov 5855 1580 : 6686 Monthly BSD Million

Sales Tax Rate

12.00 20 Dec 12 7.5 : 12 Yearly %

Social Security Rate

9.80 20 Dec 9.8 8.8 : 9.8 Yearly %

Social Security Rate For Companies

5.90 20 Dec 5.9 5.4 : 5.9 Yearly %

Social Security Rate For Employees

3.90 20 Dec 3.9 3.4 : 3.9 Yearly %

Tourist Arrivals

706.27 19 Dec 619 150 : 749 Monthly Thousand

Unemployment Rate

10.70 18 Dec 10.1 6.9 : 15.7 Yearly %
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -573.10 -570 -580 -630 -550 -615 BSD Million
Bank Lending Rate 12.73 12.73 12.23 12.23 12.73 12.23 %
Consumer Price Index Cpi 108.80 111 111 111 111 114 points
Corporate Tax Rate 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 %
Currency 1.00 1 1 1 1 1
Current Account -116.20 -400 -400 -450 -400 -450 BSD Million
Current Account to GDP -15.50 -9 -9 -9 -9 -10 %
Deposit Interest Rate 0.85 0.85 0.35 0.35 0.85 0.35 %
Exports 108.80 230 180 155 160 175 BSD Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1646.51 1960 1960 1980 1960 1980 BSD Million
GDP 12.42 13.6 13.6 13.6 13.6 13.8 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.60 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 2 %
GDP Per Capita Ppp 28705.28 28000 28000 28000 28000 28000 USD
GDP per capita 32217.87 32600 32600 32600 32600 33000 USD
Government Budget -3.30 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -5.1 %
Government Debt to GDP 64.60 70 70 70 70 65 %
Imports 681.90 800 760 785 710 790 BSD Million
Inflation Rate 1.80 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.2 %
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.4 %
Interest Rate 4.00 4 3.5 3.5 4 3.5 %
Personal Income Tax Rate 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 %
Population 0.39 0.39 0.39 0.41 0.39 0.42 Million
Sales Tax Rate 12.00 12 12 12 12 12 %
Social Security Rate 9.80 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.8 %
Social Security Rate For Companies 5.90 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.9 %
Social Security Rate For Employees 3.90 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 %
Tourist Arrivals 706.27 680 550 610 750 750 Thousand
Unemployment Rate 10.70 13 13 13 13 12 %