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Economy Burundi
Flag of Burundi Burundi
Population: 6,231,221 (July 2004 est.)
Capital: Bujumbura
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Tabular Data - The Burundian Economy

GDP : purchasing power parity - $3.78 billion (2003 est.)
GDP - Real Growth Rate : -1.3% (2003 est.)
GDP - Per Capita : purchasing power parity - $600 (2003 est.)
GDP - Composition By Sector : agriculture: 47.4%
industry: 19.3%
services: 33.3% (2003 est.)
Population Below Poverty Line : 68% (2002 est.)
Household Income or Consumption by Percentage : lowest 10%: 1.8%
highest 10%: 32.9% (1998)
Inflation Rate (Consumer Prices) : 10.7% (2003 est.)
Labor Force : 2.99 million (2002)
Labor Force - By Occupation : agriculture 93.6%, industry 2.3%, services 4.1% (2002 est.)
Budget : revenues: $179.4 million
expenditures: $209 million, including capital expenditures of $NA (2003)
Industries : light consumer goods such as blankets, shoes, soap; assembly of imported components; public works construction; food processing
Industrial Production Growth Rate : 18% (2001)
Electricity - Production : 155.4 million kWh (2001)
Electricity - Production by Source : fossil fuel: 0.6%
hydro: 99.4%
nuclear: 0%
other: 0% (2001)
Electricity - Consumption : 177.5 million kWh (2001)
Electricity - Imports : 33 million kWh; note - supplied by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2001)
Agriculture - Products : coffee, cotton, tea, corn, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, manioc (tapioca); beef, milk, hides
Exports : $40 million f.o.b. (2003 est.)
Exports - Commodities : coffee, tea, sugar, cotton, hides
Exports - Partners : Germany 16.3%, US 14%, Belgium 11.6%, Kenya 9.3%, Netherlands 9.3%, Rwanda 7%, China 4.7%, France 4.7% (2003 est.)
Imports : $128 million f.o.b. (2003 est.)
Imports - Commodities : capital goods, petroleum products, foodstuffs
Imports - Partners : Saudi Arabia 12.7%, Belgium 10.1%, Kenya 7.6%, France 7%, Algeria 5.7%, Tanzania 5.7%, India 4.4% (2003 est.)
Debt - External : $1.133 billion (2002)
Economic Aid - Recipient : $92.7 million (2000)
Currency : Burundi franc (BIF)
Currency Code : BIF
Exchange Rates : Burundi francs per US dollar - 1,082.62 (2003), 930.75 (2002), 830.35 (2001), 720.67 (2000), 563.56 (1999)
Fiscal Year : Calendar Year

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Data Source: Central Intelligence Agency 2004 World Factbook