Welcome to the Statistical Institute of Belize

The Statistical Institute of Belize is an autonomous body and the country's national statistical agency. We are the official source of information on Belize’s population, economy, and social conditions.

 

The data collected by the SIB is used to produce regular updated statistics on our country. These figures are used for decision-making, planning, and research.

 

Our statistics include: population and housing conditions, employment and unemployment, economic growth, imports and exports, inflation rates, and more.

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Statistics of the Nation

Population 375,909
(April 2016)
Unemployment Rate 8.0%
(April 2016)
Inflation Rate 1.0%
(May 2015 to May  2016)
GDP Growth Rate -2.0%
(Q1 2016)
Infant Mortality 14/1000
(2011)
Literacy Rate

79.7%

(2010)

Poverty Rate

41.3%

(2009)

Life Expectancy

73.7

(2014)

Child Employment Rate

4.7%

(2013)

Child Labour Rate

3.2%

(2013)


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