Economy of Cayman Islands

Imports
Imports commoditiesfoodstuffs, manufactured goods, fuels
Exports
Exports commoditiesturtle products, manufactured consumer goods
Economy sectors
Agriculture productsvegetables, fruit; livestock; turtle farming
Industrial productstourism, banking, insurance and finance, construction, construction materials, furniture
Economy
Unemployment4.40 % (2004)4.10 % (1997)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate2.25 Billion $ (2008)1.01 Billion $ (1996)
GDP growth rate1.10 % (2008)0.90 % (2004)1.70 % (2002)
GDP growth rate of Cayman Islands
GDP per Capita (PPP)43,800 $ (2004)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity2.25 Billion $ (2008)1.94 Billion $ (2004)2.23 Billion $ (2003)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Cayman Islands
GDP PPP per land area8.52 Million $ per square kilometer (2008)7.34 Million $ per square kilometer (2004)8.45 Million $ per square kilometer (2003)
GDP PPP per land area of Cayman Islands
ElectricityBanking
Commercial bank prime lending rate14.5 % (2010)14.5 % (2009)
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP0.30 % (2013)0.30 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP27.4 % (2013)28.2 % (2012)
Services % of GDP72.3 % (2013)72.4 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals322 Thousand (2012)309 Thousand (2011)288 Thousand (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Cayman Islands
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio559 % (2012)601 % (2011)519 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Cayman Islands
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Current Account Balance (Total)-384.50 Million $ (2010)-335.40 Million $ (2009)
External Debt (Total)70.0 Million $ (1996)