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 377,968
(2016 Mid Year Estimate)
Unemployment Rate 8.0%
(April 2016)
Inflation Rate 0.4%
(August 2015 to August 2016)
GDP Growth Rate -1.6%
(Q2 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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