09/19/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/19/2018 07:38
The GDP volume change is the development of GDP value, adjusted for price changes. For price adjustments, the consumer price index was used.
The total GDP value of the Caribbean Netherlands stood at 582 millionUS dollars in 2016. This was 3.2 percentup on the preceding year. Bonaire's GDP rose by 4.6 percentto 434 millionUS dollars, while St Eustatius saw a decrease of 2.1 percentto 100 millionUS dollars. On Saba, GDP increased by 2.6 percentto 48 millionUS dollars.
GDP per capita was highest on St Eustatiusin 2016, representing a value of 26,100 US dollars. On Saba, GDP per capita amounted to 24,200 US dollarsand on Bonaire 22,500 US dollars.
CBS has been measuring the GDP of the Caribbean Netherlands since 2012. Relative to 2012, GDP per capita rose on Bonaire (2.7 percent) and on Saba (13.1 percent) in 2016, but fell slightly on St Eustatius (0.8 percent).