Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Stock Market (points) 1806.28 1500 1500 1499 1470 1413

Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
GDP Growth Rate (%) 0.48 2 1.3 1 1 1
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.50 2 3 2.5 2.5 2.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.90 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 4.4
Inflation Rate (%) 3.50 4.2 3.8 3 2 0.2
Interest Rate (%) 2.50 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.25
Balance of Trade (BHD Million) 734.10 500 500 500 500 500
Current Account (BHD Million ) 978.50 -550 -550 -350 -350 -350
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -2.10 -6.5 -4 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 128.30 130 135 135 135 135
Government Budget (% of GDP) -35.00 -10 -10 -9 -9 -9
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0

GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
GDP Growth Rate (%) 0.48 2 1.3 1 1 1
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.50 2 3 2.5 2.5 2.5
GDP (USD Billion) 34.72 37 37 42 42 42
GDP Constant Prices (BHD Million) 3233.62 3236 3266 3299 3314 3381
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BHD Million) 3435.50 3504 3539 3521 3521 3609
GDP per capita (USD) 19257.43 21150 23000 21700 21700 21700
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 40933.35 45000 46500 45900 45900 45900
GDP From Agriculture (BHD Million) 9.58 9.31 10.27 10.16 9.82 10.41
GDP From Construction (BHD Million) 240.38 238 243 246 246 252
GDP From Manufacturing (BDT Million) 458.40 448 459 458 470 470
GDP From Mining (BHD Million) 523.08 604 605 575 536 590
GDP From Public Administration (BHD Million) 428.19 451 393 428 439 439
GDP From Services (BHD Million) 1741.05 1776 1793 1785 1785 1829
GDP From Transport (BHD Million) 215.11 193 220 224 220 230
GDP From Utilities (BHD Million) 49.52 51.27 53.02 52.69 50.76 54

Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.90 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 4.4
Employed Persons 552068.00 735000 735000 735000 735000 735000
Population (Million) 1.70 1.81 1.81 1.89 1.89 1.89

Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Inflation Rate (%) 3.50 4.2 3.8 3 2 0.2
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 100.10 101 101 100 102 101
GDP Deflator (points) 105.72 110 110 109 108 109
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.50 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 93.50 99.09 98.51 96.31 95.57 96.5
CPI Transportation (points) 108.60 109 109 110 110 110
Food Inflation (%) 9.70 10 8 8 6 3

Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Interest Rate (%) 2.50 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.25
Interbank Rate (%) 3.50 3.5 4 4.5 5 5
Money Supply M2 (BHD Million) 13421.00 13771 13771 14084 14084 14716
Loan Growth (%) 7.40 3 3 4 4 4
Loans To Private Sector (BHD Million) 5294.50 5569 5574 5475 5239 5612
Central Bank Balance Sheet (BHD Million) 4537.70 3931 3931 4341 4341 4341
Banks Balance Sheet (USD Million) 212045.80 225590 225590 235258 235258 235258
Foreign Exchange Reserves (BHD Million ) 1256.20 1250 1250 1250 1250 1250

Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Balance of Trade (BHD Million) 734.10 500 500 500 500 500
Current Account (BHD Million ) 978.50 -550 -550 -350 -350 -350
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -2.10 -6.5 -4 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5
Imports (BHD Million) 8760.00 8500 8500 9000 9000 9000
Exports (BHD Million) 9494.00 9000 9000 9500 9500 9500
Capital Flows (BHD Million ) -636.70 -330 -330 250 250 250
Foreign Direct Investment (BHD Million) 661.60 350 350 500 500 500

Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 128.30 130 135 135 135 135
Government Budget (% of GDP) -35.00 -10 -10 -9 -9 -9
Government Spending (BHD Million) 3640.00 2093 2114 3731 3731 3824
Government Debt (BHD Million) 14566.80 12500 12500 12000 12000 12000
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 1405.00 1310 1310 1350 1350 1350
Government Budget Value (BHD Million) -600.71 -1700 -1700 -1500 -1500 -1500
Government Revenues (BHD Million) 2560.00 2350 2350 2500 2500 2500
Fiscal Expenditure (BHD Million) 3547.20 4100 4100 3800 3800 3800

Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security Rate (%) 19.00 19 19 19 19 19
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 12.00 12 12 12 12 12
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 7.00 7 7 7 7 7
Sales Tax Rate (%) 5.00 10 10 10 10 10

Business Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Changes in Inventories (BHD Million) 210.00 500 500 500 500 500
Car Registrations (Hundreds) 290.00 450 450 500 500 500

Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Consumer Spending (BHD Million) 4731.90 4827 4874 4850 4850 4971
Consumer Credit (BHD Million) 5524.40 4905 5096 5238 5679 5369
Bank Lending Rate (%) 4.26 4.26 4.76 5.26 5.76 5.76
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.37 0.38 0.4 0.41 0.43 0.43


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