Area: 53.6 sq km
Population: 65 441 inhab. (estimate 2017)
Density: 1 220.91 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 32° N; long. 65° W
Capital: Hamilton (chief town) 854 inhab. (2016);
Currency: Bermuda dollar (100 cents)
Premier: Edward David Burt (PLP), since 19 July 2017
Legislative Assembly: seats based on the elections of 17 December 2012: OBA (One Bermuda Alliance, conservative), 19; PLP (Progressive Labour Party), 17
Internet: www.gov.bm/department/statistics (Government of Bermuda)
Member of  Caricom associated

Bermuda

Bermuda
Useful information

GMT  -4
DST  -3
DST duration (start-end) mid March (Sunday 9)-early November

Annual average temperature (°C) Saint George’s 21.7
Average temperature in January/July (°C) Saint George’s 17.5/27
Daily sunshine hours in June/December (average) Saint George’s 9/5
Annual average precipitation (mm) Saint George’s 1415
Days of rainfall (annual average) Saint George’s 130

Politics and current affairs

A British overseas territory with a House of Assembly of 36 members. There is a naval base on the island of Saint George.

Geography.
Bermuda is an archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean, about 1000 km south-east of Cape Hatteras (USA). It comprises about 360 coral islands of varying sizes, some twenty of which are inhabited. The largest is Main Island (39 km²).

Administrative division

Administrative division
ParishAREAINHABITANTSYEAR
Devonshire5 sq km7 087 inhab.2016
Hamilton5.3 sq km5 584 inhab.2016
Cities
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Saint George1 527inhab.2016
Hamilton854inhab.2016
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Population

Population by age and gender (% - 2018)
75+
60-74
45-59
30-44
15-29
0-14
MALEAGEFEMALE
Demographic statistics
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Birth rate92017
Death rate7.52017
Ethnic groups
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
black52.3%2016
white30.5%2016


Religions
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Protestant55%2010
nonreligious/atheist19%2010


Languages
DESCRIPTION
English (official)
English Creole
Population by selected age groups
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
0-14 years16.9%2018
15-29 years18%2018


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Economy


Economy.
Tourism and financial services are major industries. Others include fishing, food, ship-building, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.

Economy - General data
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Agricultural prod. index (2004-06=100)112.45index2016
Balance of trade- 982M US$2018
Employment by economic activity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
agriculture1.6%2013
industry10.3%2013
GDP by economic activity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
agriculture0.8%2017
industry5.6%2017
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Agriculture

Land use
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
arable land6%2015
forests20%2015
Agriculture - products - Roots and tubers
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
potatoes11000 t2017
roots and tubers, total1.151000 t2017
Agriculture - products - Vegetables
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cabbages0.2551000 t2017
carrots and turnips0.3861000 t2017
Agriculture - products - Pulses
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
beans, green0.0231000 t2017
Agriculture - products - Fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
fruits, total0.3251000 t2014
Agriculture - products - Tropical fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
bananas0.3251000 t2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Roots and tubers
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
potatoes0.0411000 ha2017
sweet potatoes0.0131000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Vegetables
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cabbages0.0131000 ha2017
carrots and turnips0.021000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Pulses
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
beans, green0.0051000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Tropical fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
bananas0.0211000 ha2017
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Forests-Livestock-Fishing

Livestock - Cattle
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cattle0.6491000 heads2017
cattle and buffaloes0.6491000 heads2017
Livestock - Pigs
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
pigs0.8881000 heads2017
Livestock - Goats
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
goats0.3681000 heads2017
Livestock - Equines
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
asses0.0061000 heads2017
asses and mules0.0071000 heads2017
Livestock - Poultry
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
birds521000 heads2017
Livestock - Livestock products
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
eggs0.361000 t2017
hides and skins0.0041000 t2013
Fishing
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
crustaceans and molluscs28t2017
marine fishes356t2017
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Energy

Electric energy - Generated
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
- thermal650M kWh2016
non-renewable electricity generation100%2016
Electric energy - Installed capacity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
- thermal1711000 kW2016
Electric energy - Total production and capacity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
total net generation650M kWh2016
total installed capacity1711000 kW2016
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Industry

Industry - Various
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
manufacturing production49.1M US$2013
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Trade

Composition of goods exports
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
manufactures75.217% of goods exports2018
food products19.296% of goods exports2018
Merchandise Export
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
201818M US$ -
201718M US$ -
Merchandise Import
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
20181 000M US$ -
20171 095M US$ -
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Tourism

International Tourism
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expenditures369M US$2017
Number of arrivals270 000units2017
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Communications

Communication - Transport
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Merchant fleet160units2018
Merchant fleet, gross tonnage11 340 812t2018
Communication - Media and telecommunication
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Broadband subscribers371.774per 1000 pop.2017
Computers225per 1000 pop.2004
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Social and welfare

Social statistics - Education
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expected years of schooling11.6years2015
Graduates137units2017
Social statistics - Students and Teachers by level
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Teachers, primary level420units2016
Teachers, secondary level672units2016
Social statistics - Health
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Hospital beds22.6per 1000 pop.2003
Physicians1.9per 1000 pop.2003
Research
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Research and development spending0.22% of GDP2015
Other social indicators
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Access to electricity100%2017
Alcohol consumption per capita7.9litres2008
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