Bermuda Digest Of Statistics 2017 Released

February 20, 2018

Today, the Minister of the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo released the Bermuda Digest of Statistics 2017 from the Department of Statistics.

Minister Foggo noted, “The Digest is structured into ten sections and contains brief quick facts and charts for each section. There are more than 60 statistical tables which provide a wealth of data about Bermuda’s social, demographic and economic conditions. This publication is an excellent tool for research, school projects, marketing initiatives and business planning.”

Some of the 2015-2016 highlights include:

  • The number of marriages declined by 12% to 450.
  • Bermuda College enrolment declined by 30% to 675 students.
  • Government revenue increased by 4% and expenditure increased by 5%, resulting in a deficit of $182 million.
  • The value of goods imported increased by 5% to $971 million.
  • The number of public passenger road transport journeys and corresponding receipts both declined by 17%.
  • The number of visitor arrivals increased by 8% to 642,395.
  • The number of applications for planning permission decreased by 15% to 872.

The full Bermuda Digest of Statistics 2017 follows below [PDF here]:

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