Tonga
Statistical Annex

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with government officials, is published at the option of the member country.

Abstract

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with government officials, is published at the option of the member country.

Table 1.

Tonga: Real Sector Developments, 1992/93-1997/98

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Source: Tonga Statistics Department.

Fiscal year is July 1-June 30,

Table 2.

Tonga: Gross Domestic Product by Sector of Origin 1992/93-1997/98

(1984/85 Prices)

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Source: Tonga Statistics Department.
Table 3.

Tonga: Gross Domestic Product by Sector of Origin, 1992/93-1997/98

(Current Prices)

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Source: Tonga Statistics Department
Table 4.

Tonga: Production of Manufactured Goods, 1990-96

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Source: Tonga Statistics Department.
Table 5.

Tonga: Tourism Statistics, 1991/92-199798

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Source: Data provided by the Tongan authorities.

Based on surveys by the Tonga Visitors’ Bureau; figures differ from the balance of payments data.

These series relate to calendar years ending in the respective fiscal year (1993/94=1993),

Including passengers and crew members.

Balance of payments data from foreign exchange records.

Table 6.

Tonga: Consumer Price Index, 1991/92-1 995/96

(Annual average; percent change)

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Sources: Tonga Statistics Department, and National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT).

The underlying rate, constructed by the NRBT until 1995/96, comprises 81 percent of headline items. Highly volatile items, such as domestic fruits and vegetables, have been excluded.

First three quarters.

Table 7.

Tonga: Population and Labor Market, 1991/92-1996/97

(In persons, unless otherwise specified)

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Sources: Tonga Statistics Department based on 1993/94 Labor Force Survey and 1996 Population Census.

1996/97 figures are from the 1996 Population Census, Discrepancies with the estimates of earlier years are being resolved.

Table 8.

Tonga: Government Positions and Salary Scales

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Note: Adjustment for Cost of Living Allowance is includedSource: ‘Uta’atu and Associates: “Salaries and Benefit”; A survey of the Kingdom of Tonga 1997; Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Table 9.

Tonga: Central Government Operations, 1994/95-1998799

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Sources: Tonga Ministry of Finance; and Fund staff estimates.

Data classified according to program budget format,

Budget statement figures have not been adjusted for the estimated implementation rate.

Includes discrepancy.

Table 10.

Tonga: Central Government Revenues, 1994/95-1998/99

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Sources: Tonga Ministry of Finance; and Fund staff estimates.

Income from the post office has been netted against expenditures.

Includes transfers from revolving funds and local community contributions to the development budget.

Table 11.

Tonga: Central Government Current Expenditures, 1994/95-199S/99

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Sources: Tonga Ministry of Finance; and Fund staff estimates.

Excludes amortization on public debt, appropriations to the development budget, and sinking funds, which were included in the Tongan budget presentation.

Excludes government store expenditure.

Information on the shore of defense expenditure is not compiled separately.

Table 12.

Tonga: Development Expenditures plus Net Lending by Source of Funding, 1994/95-1998/99

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Sources: Tonga Ministry of Finance; and Fund staff estimates.
Table 13.

Tonga: Tonga Trust Fund, 1992/93-1997/981/

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Sources: Data provided by the Tongan authorities.

Based on financial year ending March 31.

Table 14.

Tonga: Public Enterprises

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Source: Data provided by the Tongan authorities.
Table 15.

Tonga: National Debt Outstanding, 1992/93-1996/97 1/

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Source: Data provided by the Tongan authorities.

Component may not add to totals because of rounding.

Comprises government and government-guaranteed debt.

As of March 31,