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.


Statistics of the Nation

Population 360,838
(September 2014)
Unemployment Rate 12.1%
(September 2014)
Inflation Rate -1.0%
(March 2014 to March 2015)
GDP Growth Rate 1.6%
(Q4 2014)
Infant Mortality 14/1000
Literacy Rate



Poverty Rate



Life Expectancy