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Indicators of economy in Puerto Rico

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2020 was at about 12.259 USD per capita. GDP in Puerto Rico, on the other hand, reached USD 31.603 per capita, or 103.14 billion USD in the whole country. Puerto Rico is therefore currently ranked 65 of the major economies. If this is calculated per inhabitant, then Puerto Rico is in place 42.
Compared with the USA, prices for daily consumer goods are around 2.3% lower.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 67 and is compared to other countries moderate.
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Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

Overall, the gross domestic product in Puerto Rico in 2020 decreased moderatly from 104.91 billion US Dollar to 103.14 billion US Dollar. Certainly, there have been shifts in some sectors of the economy, but a minus of 1.7% is still comparatively good this year. Numerous countries suffered more substantial losses. The tourism sector alone slumped by around 19 percent. The unemployment rate rose from 8.3 to 8.9 percent.

Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2021

Economic performance 2020

 Puerto Rico
Total
Puerto Rico
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP103.14 bn USD31,602.77 USD17.09 tn USD33,228.68 USD
Gross national product69.45 bn USD21,281.43 USD16.78 tn USD32,621.03 USD

Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1960 - 2020



Im- and Exports

 Puerto Rico
Total
Puerto Rico
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports49.01 bn USD15,017.23 USD8,916.24 bn USD17,337.55 USD
Exports73.17 bn USD22,420.14 USD9,554.34 bn USD18,578.33 USD

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