In 2011, the population of The Bahamas was estimated to be around 353,000 people, with a majority of the population being Christian. The economy of The Bahamas was largely supported by its tourism industry as well as its financial services sector. In terms of foreign relations, The Bahamas maintained diplomatic relations with over 100 countries and had embassies in various countries including the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Cuba. In terms of politics, The Bahamas had a parliamentary system with an executive branch headed by a Prime Minister who was appointed by the Governor-General after each general election. The legislative branch consisted of a bicameral parliament composed of the Senate and House of Assembly which were both elected by popular vote every five years. See mathgeneral for Bahamas in the year of 2017.
Bahamas. The credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s lowered Bahamas credit rating during the year. The main reason was the dependence on the failing tourism, mostly from the US. The industry accounted for over half of both GDP and employment. Visit ABBREVIATIONFINDER for the acronym of BAH that stands for the country of Bahamas.
According to Countryaah official site, an alarming increase in violent crime was reported. The number of murders exceeded 100 for the first time, and the limit was passed already in September when three months remained of the year. The waters around the Bahamas became a protected zone for sharks with a law passed in July. In addition to fishing, the ban also covers the sale, import and export of products made from shark. According to environmental groups, the world’s sharks are threatened, not least because of the demand for shark fins, which in China are considered a delicacy.