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Chile Economy
GDP:
purchasing power parity - $154.7 billion (2003 est.)
GDP - real growth rate:
3.3% (2003 est.)
GDP - per capita:
purchasing power parity - $9,900 (2003 est.)
GDP - composition by sector:
agriculture: 6.4%
industry: 38.6%
services: 55.1% (2003 est.)
Investment (gross fixed):
21.2% of GDP (2003)
Population below poverty line:
20.6% (2000 est.)
Household income or consumption by percentage share:
lowest 10%: 3.7%
highest 10%: 41% (2000)
Distribution of family income - Gini index:
56.7 (2000)
Inflation rate (consumer prices):
2.8% (2003 est.)
Labor force:
6 million (2003 est.)
Labor force - by occupation:
agriculture 13.6%, industry 23.4%, services 63% (2003 est.)
Unemployment rate:
8.5% (2003 est.)
Budget:
revenues: $15.44 billion
expenditures: $16.02 billion, including capital expenditures of $NA (2003 est.)
Public debt:
14.8% of GDP (2003)
Industries:
copper, other minerals, foodstuffs, fish processing, iron and steel, wood and wood products, transport equipment, cement, textiles
Industrial production growth rate:
1.5% (2003 est.)
Electricity - production:
41.66 billion kWh (2001)
Electricity - production by source:
fossil fuel: 47%
hydro: 51.5%
other: 1.4% (2001)
nuclear: 0%
Electricity - consumption:
40.13 billion kWh (2001)
Electricity - exports:
0 kWh (2001)
Electricity - imports:
1.386 billion kWh (2001)
Oil - production:
13,640 bbl/day (2001 est.)
Oil - consumption:
241,000 bbl/day (2001 est.)
Oil - exports:
NA (2001)
Oil - imports:
NA (2001)
Oil - proved reserves:
81.05 million bbl (1 January 2002)
Natural gas - production:
1.2 billion cu m (2001 est.)
Natural gas - consumption:
6.47 billion cu m (2001 est.)
Natural gas - exports:
0 cu m (2001 est.)
Natural gas - imports:
5.27 billion cu m (2001 est.)
Natural gas - proved reserves:
67.78 billion cu m (1 January 2002)
Agriculture - products:
grapes, apples, pears, onions, wheat, corn, oats, peaches, garlic, asparagus, beans, beef, poultry, wool; fish; timber
Current account balance:
$-594 million (2003)
Exports:
$20.44 billion f.o.b. (2003 est.)
Exports - commodities:
copper, fish, fruits, paper and pulp, chemicals, wine
Exports - partners:
US 16.2%, Japan 10.5%, China 8.6%, South Korea 4.7%, Mexico 4.3%, Italy 4.2% (2003 est.)
Imports:
$17.4 billion f.o.b. (2003 est.)
Imports - commodities:
consumer goods, chemicals, motor vehicles, fuels, electrical machinery, heavy industrial machinery, food
Imports - partners:
Argentina 19.4%, US 13%, Brazil 10.4%, China 6.6% (2003 est.)
Reserves of foreign exchange & gold:
$15.84 billion (2003)
Debt - external:
$43.15 billion (2003)
Economic aid - recipient:
ODA, $40 million (2001 est.)
Currency code:
CLP
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