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Honduras Economy
GDP:
purchasing power parity - $17.55 billion (2003 est.)
GDP - real growth rate:
3% (2003 est.)
GDP - per capita:
purchasing power parity - $2,600 (2003 est.)
GDP - composition by sector:
agriculture: 12.8%
industry: 31.9%
services: 55.3% (2003 est.)
Investment (gross fixed):
24% of GDP (2003)
Population below poverty line:
53% (1993 est.)
Household income or consumption by percentage share:
lowest 10%: 0.6%
highest 10%: 42.7% (1998)
Distribution of family income - Gini index:
56.3 (1998)
Inflation rate (consumer prices):
7.7% (2003 est.)
Labor force:
2.41 million (2003 est.)
Labor force - by occupation:
agriculture 34%, industry 21%, services 45% (2001 est.)
Unemployment rate:
27.5% (2003 est.)
Budget:
revenues: $1.342 billion
expenditures: $1.744 billion, including capital expenditures of $106 million (2003)
Public debt:
57.8% of GDP (2003)
Industries:
sugar, coffee, textiles, clothing, wood products
Industrial production growth rate:
7.7% (2003 est.)
Electricity - production:
3.778 billion kWh (2001)
Electricity - production by source:
fossil fuel: 50.2%
hydro: 49.8%
other: 0% (2001)
nuclear: 0%
Electricity - consumption:
3.822 billion kWh (2001)
Electricity - exports:
0 kWh (2001)
Electricity - imports:
308 million kWh (2001)
Oil - production:
0 bbl/day (2001 est.)
Oil - consumption:
29,000 bbl/day (2001 est.)
Oil - exports:
NA (2001)
Oil - imports:
NA (2001)
Agriculture - products:
bananas, coffee, citrus; beef; timber; shrimp
Current account balance:
$-279.6 million (2003)
Exports:
$1.37 billion f.o.b. (2003 est.)
Exports - commodities:
coffee, bananas, shrimp, lobster, meat; zinc, lumber (2000)
Exports - partners:
US 65.2%, El Salvador 3.5%, Guatemala 2.4% (2003 est.)
Imports:
$3.11 billion f.o.b. (2003 est.)
Imports - commodities:
machinery and transport equipment, industrial raw materials, chemical products, fuels, foodstuffs (2000)
Imports - partners:
US 52.1%, El Salvador 4.4%, South Korea 3.1% (2003 est.)
Reserves of foreign exchange & gold:
$1.439 billion (2003)
Debt - external:
$5.246 billion (2003)
Economic aid - recipient:
$557.8 million (1999)
Currency:
lempira (HNL)
Currency code:
HNL
Exchange rates:
lempiras per US dollar - 17.3453 (2003), 16.4334 (2002), 15.4737 (2001), 14.8392 (2000), 14.2132 (1999)
Fiscal year:
calendar year
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