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Bahrain
INTRODUCTION
1. Geography
2. Political situation
3. Economy
a. Figures
4. Health
5. Education
a. Universities
6. Media
7. Demographics
8. Religions
a. Freedom
9. Peoples
10. Languages
11. History
12. Cities and Towns



























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Index / Economy /
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Figures


GDP
Per capita $37,400
Net $26.9 billion
Annual growth 6.3% (2008)
By sector Agriculture 0.4%
Industry 79%
Services 20%
Annual inflation rate 7.0% (2008)
Foreign debts
Compared to GDP 29%
Net US$7.7 billion
Trade
Balance +22%
Exports US$17.5 billion
Main products Petroleum and petroleum products, aluminum, textiles
Main partners Saudi Arabia; India; UAE; USA; Japan (sources have made major miscalculations for percentage)
Imports US$14.3 billion
Main products Crude oil, machinery, chemicals
Main partners Saudi Arabia 27%, Japan 9%, US 8%, China 6%, Germany 5%, South Korea 5%, UK 5%
Work life
Official unemployment 15% (2005)
Work force Agriculture 1%
Industry 79%
Services 20%
Population below poverty line No data.
In the case of Bahrain this must be understood that none are below this line.





By Tore Kjeilen