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Canada-Bermuda fact sheet

Official Title:
The Bermuda Islands (also The Somers Isles)

General Information

Capital: Hamilton
Population (million): .00
Total Area: 53km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 0.76 Bermuda $ (BMD) (2021- Annual average)
National Holiday: 28 May (Bermuda Day)
Language(s): English

Political Information

Type of State:
British overseas territory

Type of Government:
Bicameral parliament: A Senate of 11 appointed members and a House of Assembly comprising 36 members directly elected for up to five years. The Governor is responsible for defence, external affairs and internal security.

Head of State:
(Queen Elizabeth II) Gov. Gen. Rena Lalgie

Head of Government:
Prime Minister, the Honorable E. David Burt

Ministers:
Deputy PM, Home Affairs: Walter Roban
Attorney-General and Legal Affairs: Kathy Simmons
Transport: William Lawrence Scott

Main Political Parties:
Progressive Labour Party (PLP), 30 seats; One Bermuda Alliance (OBA), 6 seats; Free Democratic Movement, 0 seats

Elections:
National: Last in 2020.

Economic Information (2021)

Comparative figures
Type Bermuda Canada
GDP: ($ billion) .00 2,520.82
GDP per capita: ($) .00 65,944.96
GDP growth rate: (%) 0 4.56
Inflation: (%) 0 3.4
Unemployment: (%) 0 7.43

Source: IMF (estimates)

Product Trade and Investment (2021)

Canadian exports to country: $87,325,969
Canadian imports from country: $570,057
FDI in Canada: $35,359 million
CDI in the country: $67,801 million

Source: Statistics Canada

Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
British High Commissioner Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque

Canadian Representation Abroad:
(Acting) Consul General Khawar Nasim (New York)

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the figure is unavailable.

Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Bermuda
Year Exports Imports
2017 $51,316,769 $1,622,302
2018 $48,285,519 $1,133,054
2019 $45,753,848 $449,972
2020 $70,722,673 $515,378
2021 $87,325,969 $570,057
21 HS Sections (2021)
Canada - Bermuda
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $263,085 $20,870
02 Veg. Prod. $1,532,355 $55
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $321,882 $
04 Food Prod. $1,857,912 $315,650
05 Mineral Prod. $56,197,119 $102
06 Chemical Prod. $6,838,819 $17,037
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $2,570,203 $387
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $56,391 $
09 Wood Prod. $1,978,704 $1
10 Paper Prod. $434,008 $2,865
11 Textiles Prod. $629,763 $6,616
12 Dress Access. $23,421 $56
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $960,395 $3,142
14 Precious Metals/stones $93,497 $36,099
15 Base Metal Prod. $2,423,051 $2,644
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $3,339,648 $44,767
17 Vehicles and Equip. $309,293 $45,690
18 Specialized Inst. $3,176,607 $62,886
19 Arms & Ammunition $318 $
20 Misc. Articles $3,348,859 $135
21 Antiques $20,900 $159


May 2022
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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