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Economy, agriculture and food security
In 2012, the gross domestic product (GDP) was US$8 149 million and agriculture accounted for 2 percent of GDP. In 2013, total population economically active in agriculture is estimated at 4 000 inhabitants (2 percent of economically active population), all male.
The economy of the Bahamas is heavily dependent on tourism. Banking, fishing, agriculture and manufacturing also contribute to the economy (USACE, 2004).