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Gibraltar Economy 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Gibraltar Economy 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Economy - overview:
Self-sufficient Gibraltar benefits from an extensive shipping trade, offshore banking, and its position as an international conference center. Tax rates are low to attract foreign investment. The British military presence has been sharply reduced and now contributes about 7% to the local economy, compared with 60% in 1984. In recent years, Gibraltar has seen major structural change from a public to a private sector economy, but changes in government spending still have a major impact on the level of employment.The financial sector, tourism (over 11 million visitors in 2012), gaming revenues, shipping services fees, and duties on consumer goods also generate revenue. The financial sector, tourism, and the shipping sector contribute 30%, 30%, and 25%, respectively, of GDP. Telecommunications, e-commerce, and e-gaming account for the remaining 15%.

GDP (purchasing power parity):
$1.85 billion (2013 est.) $2 billion (2012 est.) $1.106 billion (2006 est.)
country comparison to the world: 197
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GDP (official exchange rate):
$1.85 billion (2013 est.)
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GDP - real growth rate:
6% (2008 est.) 8.8% (2007 est.) 0% (2006 est.)
country comparison to the world: 22
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GDP - per capita:
$43,000 (2008 est.) $41,200 (2007 est.) $38,400 (2006 est.)
country comparison to the world: 36
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GDP - composition, by sector of origin:
agriculture: 0%
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industry: 0%
[see also: GDP - composition, by sector of origin - industry country ranks ]
services: 100% (2008 est.)
[see also: GDP - composition, by sector of origin - services country ranks ]

Agriculture - products:
none

Industries:
tourism, banking and finance, ship repairing, tobacco

Industrial production growth rate:
NA%
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Labor force:
22,910 (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 210
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Labor force - by occupation:
agriculture: NEGL
[see also: Labor force - by occupation - agriculture country ranks ]
industry: 40%
[see also: Labor force - by occupation - industry country ranks ]
services: 60% (2001)
[see also: Labor force - by occupation - services country ranks ]

Unemployment rate:
3% (2005 est.)
country comparison to the world: 22
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Population below poverty line:
NA%
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Household income or consumption by percentage share:
lowest 10%: NA%
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highest 10%: NA%
[see also: Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% country ranks ]

Budget:
revenues: $475.8 million
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expenditures: $452.3 million (2008 est.)
[see also: Budget expenditures country ranks ]

Taxes and other revenues:
25.7% of GDP (2008 est.)
country comparison to the world: 111
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Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-):
1.3% of GDP (2008 est.)
country comparison to the world: 17
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Public debt:
7.5% of GDP (2008 est.) 9.3% of GDP (2006 est.)
country comparison to the world: 178
[see also: Public debt country ranks ]

Fiscal year:
1 July - 30 June

Inflation rate (consumer prices):
2.5% (2013 est.) 2.2% (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 128
[see also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) country ranks ]

Exports:
$271 million (2004 est.)
country comparison to the world: 184
[see also: Exports country ranks ]

Exports - commodities:
(principally reexports) petroleum 51%, manufactured goods (2010 est.)

Imports:
$2.967 billion (2004 est.)
country comparison to the world: 143
[see also: Imports country ranks ]

Imports - commodities:
fuels, manufactured goods, foodstuffs

Debt - external:
$NA
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Exchange rates:
Gibraltar pounds (GIP) per US dollar - 0.9214 (2016 est.) 0.885 (2015 est.) 0.885 (2014 est.) 0.7634 (2013 est.) 0.64 (2012)

NOTE: The information regarding Gibraltar on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Gibraltar Economy 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Gibraltar Economy 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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