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The Bahamas

General information
Long nameCommonwealth of The Bahamas
Population (people)254,685 (1990)
Population (source)census
Constitutional form
Drives on
Head of state authority
Main continent
Number of airports61
Airports - with paved runways22
Airports - with unpaved runways39
Area (m²)13,878
Birth rate (births/1,000 population)16
Calling code
Children under the age of 5 years underweight (%)
Current Account Balance (US$)-1,146,000,000
Death rate (deaths/1,000 population)7
Debt - external (Billion US$)0
Economic aid donor (Billion $)
Electricity consumption (billion kWh)2
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh per person)6,031
Electricity exports (million kWh)0
Electricity imports (million kWh)0
Electricity production (billion kWh)2
Exports (Billion $)1
GDP - per capita (PPP) (US$)31,400
GDP (purchasing power parity) (Billion $)11
GDP real growth rate (%)2
Gross national income (US$)57
Human Development Index1
Health expenditures (% of GDP)7
HIV AIDS adult prevalence rate (%)3
HIV AIDS deaths500
HIV AIDS people living with HIV AIDS6,600
Hospital bed density (beds/1,000 population)3
Capital city
Imports (Billion $)3
Industrial production growth rate (%)
Infant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)13
Inflation rate consumer prices (%)3
Internet hosts20,674
Internet tld.bs
Internet users115,800
Investment (gross fixed) (%)
Iso 3166 codeBS
Labor force184,000
Life expectancy at birth (years)71
Literacy (%)96
Manpower available for military service85,568
Manpower fit for military service63,429
Manpower reaching militarily age annually2,829
Is democracyYes
Market value of publicly traded shares (US$)
Maternal mortality rate (deaths/100,000 live births)47
Merchant marine1,213
Military expenditures percent of GDP1
Natural gas consumption (cubic meters)0
Natural gas consumption per capita (cubic meters per person)0
Natural gas exports (cubic meters)0
Natural gas imports (cubic meters)0
Natural gas production (cubic meters)0
Natural gas proved reserves (cubic meters)0
Net migration rate (migrant/1,000 population)0
Obesity adult prevalence rate (%)
Oil consumption (bbl/day)35,000
Oil consumption per capita (bbl/day per 1000 people)111
Oil exports (bbl/day)41,610
Oil imports (bbl/day)70,990
Oil production (bbl/day)0
Oil proved reserves (bbl)0
Physicians density (physicians/1,000 population)1
Population below poverty line (%)9
Population census (people)254,685 (1990)
Population density (Number of people per square kilometer)23
Population estimate (people)319,031 (2013)
Population growth rate (%)1
Public debt (% of GDP)
Railways (km)
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)
Roadways (km)2,717
Stock of direct foreign investment abroad (US$)
Stock of direct foreign investment at home (US$)
Telephones main lines in use133,000
Telephones main lines in use per capita42
Telephones mobile cellular298,800
Telephones mobile cellular per capita95
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)2
Unemployment rate (%)14
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 (%)19
Waterways (km)
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