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Belize

Belize ( (listen)) is a Caribbean country located on the northeastern coast of Central America. Belize is bordered on the northwest by Mexico, on the east by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by Guatemala. It has an area of 22,970 square kilometres (8,867 sq mi) and a population of 408,487 (2019). Its mainland is about 180 mi (290 km) long and 68 mi (110 km) wide. It has the lowest population and population density in Central America. The country's population growth rate of 1.87% per year (2018 estimate) is the second highest in the region and one of the highest in the Western Hemisphere.The Maya Civilization spread into the area of Belize between 1500 B.C. and A.D. 300 and flourished until about 1200. European contact began in 1502 when Christopher Columbus sailed along the Gulf of Honduras. European exploration was begun by English settlers in 1638. This period was also marked by Spain and Britain both laying claim to the land until Britain defeated the Spanish in the Battle of St. George's Caye (1798). It became a British colony in 1840, known as British Honduras, and a Crown colony in 1862. Independence was achieved from the United Kingdom on 21 September 1981. Belize has a diverse society t... [More]
  • Last : 9,031.3
  • High : 9,412.6
  • Low : 9,004.9
  • Max Fluctuation : 104
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.56%
  • Open : 9,325.1
  • Time : 19:23:10
  • Yesterday : 9,334.2
  • Change % : 3.35%
  • Change : 302.9
  • Last : 1,634.98
  • High : 1,654.99
  • Low : 1,625.1
  • Max Fluctuation : 7.32
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.33%
  • Open : 1,649.82
  • Time : 19:25:52
  • Yesterday : 1,649.67
  • Change % : 0.9%
  • Change : 14.69
  • Last : 50.19
  • High : 50.41
  • Low : 49.02
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.18
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0%
  • Open : 49.81
  • Time : 19:25:14
  • Yesterday : 49.87
  • Change % : 0.64%
  • Change : 0.32
  • Last : 0.92
  • High : 0.9234
  • Low : 0.9175
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.01
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.17%
  • Open : 0.9234
  • Time : 19:25:56
  • Yesterday : 0.9188
  • Change % : 0.13%
  • Change : 0.0012

Belize Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
BZD/USD Ask 0.4962 0.4957 0.4951 0.4962 0.00 0.10% 2020/02/26 Time 19:23
GBP/BZD Ask 2.6104 - 2.6104 2.6104 0.01 0.52% 2020/02/26 Time 3:07
USD/BZD Ask 2.0332 - 2.01 2.0332 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/26 Time 1:40
EUR/BZD Ask 2.2022 - 2.2022 2.2038 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/15 Time 1:42

Belize Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-154.00 19 Nov -159 -160 : -26.27 Monthly BZ $ Million

Banks Balance Sheet

3398472.00 19 Nov 3404439 218408 : 3426866 Monthly USD Million

CPI Transportation

108.70 19 Nov 107 95.45 : 115 Monthly

Central Bank Balance Sheet

1116785.00 19 Nov 1108018 100868 : 1387115 Monthly USD Million

Competitiveness Index

0 12 Dec 3.52 3.52 : 3.52 Yearly Points

Competitiveness Rank

0 12 Dec 123 123 : 123 Yearly

Consumer Credit

451.10 18 Dec 440 173 : 451 Yearly USD Million

Consumer Price Index Cpi

105.10 19 Nov 105 99.77 : 105 Monthly points

Cpi Housing Utilities

104.40 19 Nov 105 99.98 : 106 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 20 Feb : Monthly 20

Crude Oil Production

0 19 Sep 2 0.99 : 5.4 Monthly BBL/D/1K

Current Account

-69.00 19 Jun -10.2 -182 : 107 Quarterly BZE$ Million

Current Account to GDP

-8.00 18 Dec -7.7 -21.5 : 17.9 Yearly %

Deposit Interest Rate

2.00 18 Dec 2.12 2 : 14.87 Yearly %

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 125 75 : 135 Yearly

Employed Persons

0 18 Dec 150 62.1 : 156 Yearly Thousand

Exports

26.90 19 Nov 26.1 15.7 : 97.57 Monthly BZ $ Million

External Debt

1280.60 18 Dec 1256 168 : 1281 Yearly USD Million

Fiscal Expenditure

1048.50 18 Dec 1006 209 : 1048 Yearly USD Million

Food Inflation

0.50 19 Nov 1.4 -2.5 : 3.54 Monthly %

Foreign Exchange Reserves

0 18 Dec 312 34.1 : 487 Yearly USD Million

GDP

1.93 18 Dec 1.86 0.03 : 1.93 Yearly USD Billion

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-0.40 19 Sep -0.3 -8 : 21.1 Quarterly %

GDP Constant Prices

649.20 19 Sep 747 283 : 754 Quarterly BZD Million

GDP From Agriculture

44.10 19 Sep 77 18.7 : 83.3 Quarterly BZD Million

GDP From Construction

15.90 19 Sep 16.7 9.6 : 24.4 Quarterly BZD Million

GDP From Manufacturing

34.60 19 Sep 53.3 19.7 : 106 Quarterly BZD Million

GDP From Public Administration

73.80 19 Sep 86.6 31.5 : 86.6 Quarterly BZD Million

GDP From Services

146.90 19 Sep 155 33.9 : 155 Quarterly BZD Million

GDP From Transport

57.60 19 Sep 65.4 20.3 : 67.3 Quarterly BZD Million

GDP From Utilities

30.30 19 Sep 36.3 2.7 : 47 Quarterly BZD Million

GDP Growth Rate

-1.30 19 Sep -0.8 -10.9 : 13.5 Quarterly %

GDP Per Capita Ppp

7810.20 18 Dec 7726 5116 : 7998 Yearly USD

GDP per capita

4309.92 18 Dec 4264 1072 : 4414 Yearly USD

Government Budget

-1.00 18 Dec -2.8 -11.3 : 1.6 Yearly %

Government Budget Value

-38.40 18 Dec -103 -276 : 44.2 Yearly USD Million

Government Debt to GDP

66.50 18 Dec 67.4 31.4 : 87.1 Yearly %

Government Revenues

1119.50 18 Dec 1048 249 : 1120 Yearly USD Million

Government Spending

1208.90 18 Dec 1199 310 : 1299 Yearly USD Million

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 22366 1128 : 22931 Quarterly

Imports

180.90 19 Nov 185 80.42 : 195 Monthly BZ $ Million

Inflation Rate

0.00 19 Nov -0.1 -12.7 : 9.6 Monthly %

Inflation Rate Mom

-0.10 19 Nov 0 -0.8 : 1 Monthly %

Interest Rate

2.30 19 Dec 2.3 1.98 : 6.88 Daily %

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 2255 430 : 2367 Quarterly

Loans To Private Sector

0 18 Dec 1578 616 : 1669 Yearly USD Million

Military Expenditure

22.80 18 Dec 23.5 4.5 : 23.5 Yearly

Money Supply M0

0 19 Nov 387 73.8 : 398 Monthly USD Million

Money Supply M1

0 19 Nov 1636 149 : 1706 Monthly USD Million

Money Supply M2

0 19 Nov 3132 475 : 3151 Monthly USD Million

Population

0.40 18 Dec 0.39 0.21 : 0.4 Yearly Million

Private Sector Credit

0 18 Dec 2013 387 : 2069 Yearly USD Million

Remittances

0 18 Dec 87.9 24.3 : 90.2 Yearly USD Million

Sales Tax Rate

12.50 20 Dec 12.5 12.5 : 12.5 Yearly %

Tourist Arrivals

0 18 Dec 1301967 721103 : 1525547 Yearly

Unemployed Persons

13.49 19 Apr 16.14 10.17 : 24.39 Biannually Thousand

Unemployment Rate

9.40 18 Dec 9 8 : 23.3 Yearly %
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -154.00 -117 -117 -105 -117 -105 BZ $ Million
Banks Balance Sheet 3398472.00 320000 320000 321000 320000 321000 USD Million
CPI Transportation 108.70 110 109 109 110 110
Central Bank Balance Sheet 1116785.00 124000 124000 120000 124000 120000 USD Million
Consumer Credit 451.10 460 461 460 461 468 USD Million
Consumer Price Index Cpi 105.10 106 107 107 106 108 points
Cpi Housing Utilities 104.40 106 106 106 106 108
Current Account -69.00 55 55 -70 55 -70 BZE$ Million
Current Account to GDP -8.00 -8 -8 -8 -8 -7.5 %
Deposit Interest Rate 2.00 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.6 %
Exports 26.90 45 45 55 45 55 BZ $ Million
External Debt 1280.60 1280 1287 1280 1280 1280 USD Million
Fiscal Expenditure 1048.50 1200 1200 1200 1200 1300 USD Million
Food Inflation 0.50 1.2 1.1 1.3 1 0.6 %
GDP 1.93 1.94 1.94 1.94 1.94 1.95 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate -0.40 2 2.2 2 2.1 1.8 %
GDP Constant Prices 649.20 702 703 702 713 714 BZD Million
GDP From Agriculture 44.10 85.58 85.75 85.58 88.11 87.12 BZD Million
GDP From Construction 15.90 18.36 18.4 18.36 21.03 18.69 BZD Million
GDP From Manufacturing 34.60 50.29 50.38 50.29 51.56 51.19 BZD Million
GDP From Public Administration 73.80 85.78 85.95 85.78 82.8 87.33 BZD Million
GDP From Services 146.90 168 168 168 161 171 BZD Million
GDP From Transport 57.60 79.76 79.92 79.76 82.39 81.2 BZD Million
GDP From Utilities 30.30 39.47 39.55 39.47 31.65 40.18 BZD Million
GDP Growth Rate -1.30 0.6 0.3 1.1 0.9 0.7 %
GDP Per Capita Ppp 7810.20 8190 8190 8190 8190 8190 USD
GDP per capita 4309.92 4500 4500 4500 4500 4600 USD
Government Budget -1.00 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9 -2.6 %
Government Budget Value -38.40 10 10 10 10 -5 USD Million
Government Debt to GDP 66.50 67.2 67.2 67.2 67.2 66.8 %
Government Revenues 1119.50 1210 1210 1210 1210 1295 USD Million
Government Spending 1208.90 1233 1235 1233 1234 1255 USD Million
Imports 180.90 162 162 160 162 160 BZ $ Million
Inflation Rate 0.00 1.1 1.3 1.8 0.9 1 %
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.1 %
Interest Rate 2.30 1.9 1.9 1.9 2 1.8 %
Military Expenditure 22.80 24 24 24 24 26
Population 0.40 0.41 0.41 0.42 0.41 0.43 Million
Sales Tax Rate 12.50 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 %
Unemployed Persons 13.49 15.4 15.2 15.2 15.4 16.12 Thousand
Unemployment Rate 9.40 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.6 %