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Guam: Economy#

The economy depends largely on US national defense spending, tourism, other services. Total US grants, wages and salaries, and procurement outlays amounted to approximately $1.6 billion in 2010. Over the past 30 years, tourism has grown to become the largest income source following national defense.

Economic Facts#

GDP (purchasing power parity)$4.6 billion (2010 est.)
GDP - real growth rate1.3% (2002-10 average est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP)$28,700 (2010 est.)
GDP - composition, by sector of originagriculture: NA%
industry: NA%
services: NA%
Population below poverty line23% (2001 est.)
Household income or consumption by percentage sharelowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Labor force - by occupationagriculture: 0.3%
industry: (2004 est.)
services: NA% (2004 est.)
Exports - commoditiestransshipments of refined petroleum products, construction materials, fish, food and beverage products
Agriculture - productsfruits, copra, vegetables; eggs, pork, poultry, beef
Budgetrevenues: $942.6 million
expenditures: $1.082 billion (FY10/11 est.)
Imports - commoditiespetroleum and petroleum products, food, manufactured goods
Exchange ratesthe US dollar is used
Exports$44 million (2011 est.)
Debt - external$NA
Fiscal year1 October - 30 September
Imports$901 million (2011 est.)
Industrial production growth rateNA%
Industriesnational defense, tourism, construction, transshipment services, concrete products, printing and publishing, food processing, textiles
Inflation rate (consumer prices)4% (2011 est.)
Labor force69,390
note: this number is for the civilian labor force only (2010 est.)
Unemployment rate8.2% (2010 est.)
GDP (official exchange rate)$4.6 billion (2010 est.)
Taxes and other revenues20.5% of GDP (FY10/11 est.)
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)-3% of GDP (FY10/11 est.)