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ECONOMIC STATISTICS

Summary - Key Economic Indicators

  1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
GDP CONSTANT AND CURRENT PRICES              
Gross Domestic Product (current prices) per capita K1,417.96  K2,178.36 K2,659.66   K2,078.64 K2,273.65  K2,586.25  
Gross Domestic Product (constant prices) per capita K2,080.93  K2,178.36  K2,398.19   K1,661.36 K1,706.12  K1,740.79  
Gross Domestic Product (current prices) in Million Kina 7,079.6 7,803.6 9,527.8  10,749.8  11,758.3 13,374.9  
Gross Domestic Product (constant prices) in Million Kina 7,454.6 7,803.6 8,591.1 8,591.8  8,823.3  9,002.6  
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX              
Headline Inflation Rate  3.9 13.6 14.9  15.6  9.3  11.8 14.7
Average underlying Rate 2.1 12.1 17.1 13.0 7.0 12.3 15.9
GOVERNMENT FINANCE              
Government Current Revenue, Million Kina  2,095.7 2,022.3  2,551.3  2,866.3  2,836.1  2,66.5  
Government Current Expenditure, Million Kina 2,075.4 2,158.4  2,753.0  3,048.0 2,968.6 3,052.7  
LABOUR MARKET              
Working age population - employed       2,344,733       
Working age population -  unemployed        68,623      
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE              
Total Exports (value), Million Kina  1,699.5 1,969.0 2,401.8 1,657.6 2,068.6 3,557.5  
Total Imports (value), Million Kina  3,094.8 2,816.6 2,790.1 2,890.2 4,441.1 4,625.0  
BALANCE OF PAYMENT              
Current Account, (Balance Million Kina)  -167 124  367 973  943 -502  
Overall Balance, (Million Kina)  -123 -276   160 359   708 -239  

Note:    CALCULATION OF GDP PER CAPITA, USED 1990 AND 2000 POPULATION FIGURES AS THE BASE.

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