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Saint Martin Economy 2017
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Saint Martin Economy 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Economy - overview:
The economy of Saint Martin centers on tourism with 85% of the labor force engaged in this sector. Over one million visitors come to the island each year with most arriving through the Princess Juliana International Airport in Sint Maarten. No significant agriculture and limited local fishing means that almost all food must be imported. Energy resources and manufactured goods are also imported, primarily from Mexico and the US. Saint Martin is reported to have the highest per capita income in the Caribbean.

GDP (purchasing power parity):
$561.5 million (2005 est.)
country comparison to the world: 212
[see also: GDP country ranks ]

GDP (official exchange rate):
$561.5 million (2005 est.)
[see also: GDP (official exchange rate) country ranks ]

GDP - per capita:
$19,300 (2005 est.)
country comparison to the world: 90
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GDP - composition, by sector of origin:
agriculture: 1%
[see also: GDP - composition, by sector of origin - agriculture country ranks ]
industry: 15%
[see also: GDP - composition, by sector of origin - industry country ranks ]
services: 84% (2000)
[see also: GDP - composition, by sector of origin - services country ranks ]

Industries:
tourism, light industry and manufacturing, heavy industry

Labor force:
17,300 (2008 est.)
country comparison to the world: 213
[see also: Labor force country ranks ]

Labor force - by occupation:
85% directly or indirectly employed in tourist industry

Imports - commodities:
crude petroleum, food, manufactured items

Exchange rates:
euros (EUR) per US dollar - 0.9214 (2016 est.) 0.885 (2015 est.) 0.7489 (2014 est.) 0.7634 (2013 est.) 0.7752 (2012 est.)

NOTE: The information regarding Saint Martin 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 Saint Martin Economy 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Saint Martin Economy 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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