Economy of Honduras

Oficial Name: Republic of Honduras

Form of state : Presidentialist Republic

Area : 112,492 km 2

Graphic Location: to the north by the Carribean Sea, east with Nicaragua, south with the Fonseca Gulf and El Salvador, west with Guatemala. Honduras has 7 maritime borders and 3 land borders.
Population: 8,598,561

Oficial language: Spanish

Currency: Lempira ( HNL)

Religion: 97% Catholic , 3% Protestants

Density population: 76.43 (hab/km2)
Urban population: 52% (2010)

Coefficient GINI: 57% (2009)

Life expectancy: 70.91
Population growth: 1.74 (2013)

IDH: 0.632 (2012)

Birth rate: 23.6 births / 1000 people

Fertility Rate: 2.86 births/ women

GDP: $18.52 billion (2013)

GDP Growth: 2.8% (2013)

GDP per Capita: $ 4,800 (2013)

Composition of GDP by sector of origin (2013):

Agriculture: 14%
Industry: 28.2%
Services: 57.8%

Tax of Inflation: 5.2% (2013)

Tax of literacy: 85% ( 15 years or more)

Population below the poverty line: 64% (2012)

Unemployment rate: 4.5%

Agriculture:

  • Banana
  • Coffee
  • Citrus
  • Corn
  • African palm
  • Wood
  • Shrimp
  • Tilapia
  • Lobster

Industry:

  • Sugar
  • Coffee
  • Wood
  • Textiles
  • Cigars
  • Most exports and imports of Honduras are given with the United States.
  • Honduras is the third largest exporter of palm oil in America and eighth in the world.
  • Honduras is the largest exporter of fresh tilapia to the USA.
  • Honduras is the largest producer of jalapeno of Central America.
  • Honduras is the largest exporter of coffee in Central America and the 6th in the world.
  • Honduras is the largest exporter of soap of Central America.

Relaciones commercials con el mundo (2013)

2010 2011 2012 2013
EXPORTACIONES  3.103.683 3.533.561 5.006.940 3.897.174
IMPORTACIONES  6.895.088 8.541.779 8.646.619 8.603.906
SALDO  -3.791.405  -5.008.218  -3.639.679  -4.706.732 

Fuente: TradeMap

Principales clients de Honduras (2013)

País Cantidad
EEUU 1,403,984,728
Alemania 341,030,637
Guatemala 264,683,803
Nicaragua 207,515,912
México 137,167,036
Bélgica-Luxemburgo 135,821,375
China 130,330,067
Países Bajos (Reinado de Holanda) 112,377,707
Costa Rica 111,086,758

Fuente: Banco Central de Honduras

Principales proveedores de Honduras (2013)

País Cantidad
EEUU 4,027,704,675
Guatemala 833,087,818
El Salvador 522,268,507
México 517,542,148
China 455,729,272
Costa Rica 358,041,535
Panamá 339,043,387
Colombia 339,043,387
Ecuador 182,628,156
Alemania 152,887,770

Fuente: Banco Central de Honduras

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