General profile: Angola

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
29.784 Millions
165.916 AOA/US$
134 841 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 1 246 700 km²
31.69 %
-2.50 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+21.3 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
24 109
50 595
33 181
(e) 33 129
Merchandise imports
8 353
16 667
20 693
(e) 19 495
Merchandise trade balance
15 756
33 928
12 489
(e) 13 634
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
3 %3 %97 %97 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
15 2322 7392 1411 4521 44315 2322 7392 1411 4521 443
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
177
857
1 256
(e) 675
Services imports
6 791
18 754
17 276
(e) 14 290
Services trade balance
-6 614
-17 898
-16 020
(e) -13 616
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
10.2
5.0
2.0
-
Travel
49.9
83.9
92.6
-
Other services
39.9
11.1
5.4
-
TRADE INDICES
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295295340340526526597597613613579579486486406406604604458458354354280280159159119119109109868610010013213214914924524526826827627628128121621617217243343329629626226222222212712710810896969393100100295340526597613579486406604458354280159119109861001321492452682762812161724332962622221271089693100
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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-2.5 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
36 971
83 799
115 143
134 841
GDP per capita, current US$
1 891
3 586
4 133
4 527
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
15.03
4.74
0.93
-2.50
Current account balance, % of GDP
13.90
8.96
-8.71
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
87.159
91.906
120.061
165.916
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
53.612.130.427.026.753.612.130.427.026.7
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+1.2 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
-1 303.84
-3 227.21
9 282.17
-2 254.52
FDI outflows
219.36
1 340.43
1 046.70
1 641.74
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
0.03
0.01
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
11.011.011.111.111.111.111.111.111.111.111.211.229.029.011.2-2 255-2 2554 1044 1049 2829 2821 9221 922-7 120-7 120-6 898-6 898-3 024-3 024-3 227-3 2272 2052 2051 6791 679-893-893-38-38-1 304-1 3042 1972 1973 5773 5771 7441 7442 1462 14687987911.011.111.111.111.111.229.0-2 2554 1049 2821 922-7 120-6 898-3 024-3 2272 2051 679-893-38-1 3042 1973 5771 7442 146879FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Balance, % of GDP
24.73
19.13
-3.07
(e) 5.03
Balance, % of imports
60.37
45.26
-9.30
(e) 23.99
Normalized balance
0.232
0.185
-0.049
(e) 0.107
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
47506379879210010411912110992107
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
53%Male 53%Female
47%Female 47%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.017 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
35
52
318
315
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
10.46
10.71
19.57
24.58
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
583 300
913 000
706 200
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
..
..
..
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
..
3.02
3.01
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
m
Estimated. Data refers to 2013.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 14 August 2018