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Burundi Economy
GDP:
purchasing power parity - $3.78 billion (2003 est.)
GDP - real growth rate:
-1.3% (2003 est.)
GDP - per capita:
purchasing power parity - $600 (2003 est.)
GDP - composition by sector:
agriculture: 47.4%
industry: 19.3%
services: 33.3% (2003 est.)
Investment (gross fixed):
9.8% of GDP (2003)
Population below poverty line:
68% (2002 est.)
Household income or consumption by percentage share:
lowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 32.9% (1998)
Distribution of family income - Gini index:
42.5 (1998)
Inflation rate (consumer prices):
10.7% (2003 est.)
Labor force:
2.99 million (2002)
Labor force - by occupation:
agriculture 93.6%, industry 2.3%, services 4.1% (2002 est.)
Unemployment rate:
NA
Budget:
revenues: $179.4 million
expenditures: $209 million, including capital expenditures of $NA (2003)
Industries:
light consumer goods such as blankets, shoes, soap; assembly of imported components; public works construction; food processing
Industrial production growth rate:
18% (2001)
Electricity - production:
155.4 million kWh (2001)
Electricity - production by source:
fossil fuel: 0.6%
hydro: 99.4%
other: 0% (2001)
nuclear: 0%
Electricity - consumption:
177.5 million kWh (2001)
Electricity - exports:
0 kWh (2001)
Electricity - imports:
33 million kWh; note - supplied by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2001)
Oil - production:
0 bbl/day (2001 est.)
Oil - consumption:
2,750 bbl/day (2001 est.)
Oil - exports:
NA (2001)
Oil - imports:
NA (2001)
Agriculture - products:
coffee, cotton, tea, corn, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, manioc (tapioca); beef, milk, hides
Current account balance:
$-35 million (2003)
Exports:
$40 million f.o.b. (2003 est.)
Exports - commodities:
coffee, tea, sugar, cotton, hides
Exports - partners:
Germany 16.3%, US 14%, Belgium 11.6%, Kenya 9.3%, Netherlands 9.3%, Rwanda 7%, China 4.7%, France 4.7% (2003 est.)
Imports:
$128 million f.o.b. (2003 est.)
Imports - commodities:
capital goods, petroleum products, foodstuffs
Imports - partners:
Saudi Arabia 12.7%, Belgium 10.1%, Kenya 7.6%, France 7%, Algeria 5.7%, Tanzania 5.7%, India 4.4% (2003 est.)
Reserves of foreign exchange & gold:
$67.4 million (2003)
Debt - external:
$1.133 billion (2002)
Economic aid - recipient:
$92.7 million (2000)
Currency code:
BIF
Fiscal year:
calendar year
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