Overview Bolivia

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Rank 100th (nominal) / 89th (PPP)
Currency Bolivian Boliviano (BOB)
Fiscal year Calendar year
Trade organisations WTOCAN and UNASUR
Statistics
GDP $51.41 billion (PPP, 2011 est.)
GDP growth 5.1% (2011 est.)
GDP per capita $4,800 (PPP, 2011 est.)
GDP by sector agriculture: 12,85%; industry: 37,29%;services: 49,85% (2010 est.)[1]
Inflation (CPI) 10.1% (2011 est.)
Population
below poverty line
54.0% (2007 est.)[2]
Gini coefficient 58.2 (2009)
Labour force 4.614 million (2010 est.)
Labour force
by occupation
agriculture: 40%; industry: 17%; services: 43% (2006 est.)
Unemployment 7.6% (2011 est.) note: data are for urban areas; widespread underemployment
Main industries mining and petroleum
Ease of Doing Business Rank 153[3]
External
Exports $8.188 billion (2011 est.)
Export goods natural gassoybeans and soy products, crude petroleumzinc ore,tin
Main export partners Brazil 41.38%, U.S. 13.67%, Japan5.62%, Colombia 5.32%, South Korea4.7%, Peru 4.16% (2009)
Imports $6.385 billion (2011 est.)
Import goods petroleum productsplasticspaper,aircraft and aircraft parts, preparedfoodsautomobilesinsecticides,soybeans
Main import partners Brazil 27.4%, Argentina 17.3%, U.S.11.9%, Peru 9.6%, Chile 7.8%, China4,1% (2010)
FDI stock $7.257 billion (31 December 2010)
Gross external debt $6.314 billion (31 December 2010 est.)
Public finances
Public debt 38% of GDP (2011 est.)
Revenues $10.29 billion (2011 est.)
Expenses $9.88 billion (2011 est.)
Economic aid recipient: $726 million (2009 est.)[4]
Foreign reserves $12.02 billion (2012 est.)
Main data source: CIA World Fact Book
All values, unless otherwise stated, are in US dollars

 

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