Belize 2001

Yearbook 2001

Belize. On October 8, Belize was hit by Hurricane Iris, the fourth major storm in three years. The hurricane left behind about twenty dead, thousands of destroyed houses and 13,000 homeless. The material devastation was particularly great on the Placencia Peninsula, where Belize’s tourism industry is concentrated and where 90% of the facilities are damaged or destroyed, as well as in the southern part of the country, which was declared a disaster area.

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Inflation rate 1.10%
Unemployment rate 9%
Gross domestic product (GDP) 3,218,000,000 USD
GDP growth rate 0.80%
GDP per capita 8,300 USD
GDP by sector
Agriculture 10.30%
Industry 21.60%
Service 68.00%
State budget
Revenue 302.6 million
Expenditure 324.9 million
Proportion of the population below the national poverty line 41%
Distribution of household income
Top 10% k. A.
Lower 10% k. A.
Industrial production growth rate -1.00%
Investment volume 24.4% of GDP
National debt 99.00% of GDP
Foreign exchange reserves $ 368,300,000
Tourism 2014
Number of visitors 321,000
Revenue $ 380,000,000

Values ​​for $ 275 million are estimated to have been wasted, not least in the agricultural sector; close to 5,000 hectares of arable land, for example. devastated.

Population 2001

According to Countryaah, the population of Belize in 2001 was 283,689, ranking number 180 in the world. The population growth rate was 2.790% yearly, and the population density was 12.4419 people per km2.

Belize Population Graph

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