Tonga
Statistical Appendix

The statistical data on real gross domestic product, agricultural products, indicators of economic activity, consumer price index, population and labor market of Tonga has been detailed. The data on central government revenue, and current expenditure, national debt, Tonga trust fund, public sector enterprises, monetary survey, accounts of the national reserve bank, bank credit by sector, accounts of the Tonga development bank, interest rate structure, exports by major commodity, imports by commodity, category, and sector, external debt and debt service, and related economic indices have been presented.

Abstract

The statistical data on real gross domestic product, agricultural products, indicators of economic activity, consumer price index, population and labor market of Tonga has been detailed. The data on central government revenue, and current expenditure, national debt, Tonga trust fund, public sector enterprises, monetary survey, accounts of the national reserve bank, bank credit by sector, accounts of the Tonga development bank, interest rate structure, exports by major commodity, imports by commodity, category, and sector, external debt and debt service, and related economic indices have been presented.

Table 1.

Tonga: Real Gross Domestic Product by Sector of Origin, 1998/99–2004/05 1/

(In 2000/01 prices)

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Source: Data provided by the Tongan authorities.

Fiscal year begins in July.

Table 2.

Tonga: Agricultural Products Marketed in Tonga, 1998/99–2004/05 1/

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Sources: Data provided by the Tongan authorities; and Statistical Bulletin Tables D2, D3, and D4.

Data reflect agricultural products sold in Talamahu market.

Table 3.

Tonga: Indicators of Economic Activity, 1998/99–2004/05

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Source: Data provided by the Tongan authorities.
Table 4.

Tonga: Tourism Statistics, 1998/99–2004/05

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Source: Data provided by the Tongan authorities.

Including passengers and crew members.

Sum of air passengers and cruise passengers.

Data from Overseas Exchange Transaction (OET) records.

Table 5.

Tonga: Consumer Price Index, 1998/99–2004/05

(Annual average)

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Source: Data provided by the Tongan authorities.

Revised on 2002 basis.

Table 6.

Tonga: Population and Labor Market, 1998–2005

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Source: Data provided by the Tongan authorities.
Table 7.

Tonga: Central Government Revenue, 1998/99–2004/05

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Source: Data provided by the Tongan authorities.
Table 8.

Tonga: Central Government Current Expenditure by Economic Classification, 1998/99–2004/05

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Sources: Data provided by the Tongan authorities; and Fund staff estimates.

Estimated based on the difference between below and above the line data.

Table 9.

Tonga: National Debt Outstanding, 1997/98–2004/05

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Sources: Data provided by the Tongan authorities; and Fund staff estimates.
Table 10.

Tonga: Tonga Trust Fund, 1998/99–2004/05

(In millions of pa’anga)

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Source: Data provided by the Tongan authorities.

Auditing accounts combine 2000/01 and 2001/02 into 2000/02.

The adjustments are made to the cash account to reflect the revaluation adjustments from previous years and the loss stemming from the liquidation of the U.S. investments in 2002.

Investments overseas declined to zero in 2000/01 due to mismanagement.

Provisional.

Table 11.

Tonga: Public Sector Enterprises

(As of March 2006)

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Source: Data provided by the Tongan authorities.
Table 12.

Tonga: Monetary Survey, 1998/99–2004/05

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Sources: National Reserve Bank of Tonga; and Fund staff estimates.

Nonmonetary financial institutions (NMFI) include TDB and TTF.