General profile: Equatorial Guinea

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2019
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
1.356 Millions
585.911 XAF/US$
12 046 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(n) 28 050 km²
1.24 %
-5.80 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-20.0 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2019
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchandise exports
7 064
(e) 10 000
(e) 6 500
(e) 5 200
Merchandise imports
1 310
5 485
3 525
(e) 2 700
Merchandise trade balance
5 754
(e) 4 515
(e) 2 975
(e) 2 500
Export structure by product group in 2019
(as % of total exports)
1 %1 %11 %11 %88 %88 %
Top 5 partners in 2019
(exports, millions of US$)
1 5909185723553231 590918572355323
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Services exports
36
78
277
-
Services imports
921
2 610
2 311
-
Services trade balance
-885
-2 532
-2 033
-
Services exports by main category²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport
-
3.9
17.5
-
Travel
-
14.8
31.0
-
Other services
-
81.3
51.5
-
TRADE INDICES
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799881781001822092131851641742171591381258858463823109125102831001571681671611461401591251231088471646370
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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-5.8 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2019
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2019
GDP, current
8 520
16 299
13 176
12 046
GDP per capita, current US$
11 367
17 272
11 275
8 884
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
8.90
-8.92
-9.09
-5.80
Current account balance, % of GDP
16.15
-20.26
-10.04
-3.98
Exchange rate (/US$)
527.258
494.794
591.212
585.911
GDP by expenditure in 2018
(as % of total GDP)
47.121.915.156.740.847.121.915.156.740.8
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2019
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2019
FDI inflows
769.15
2 734.00
233.33
452.29
FDI outflows
..
..
..
..
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
..
..
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
452396305542331685839851 9752 7341 636-7941 243470769341690323941154FDI 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 indicators²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Balance, % of GDP
57.15
22.26
1.07
-
Balance, % of imports
218.23
37.75
2.42
-
Normalized balance
0.522
0.159
0.012
-
Trade openness²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
697390101107116120140116107109111110
LABOUR FORCE
Labour force by gender in 2019
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
55%Male 55%Female
45%Female 45%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.003 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2019
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
15
17
44
51
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
6.52
10.26
11.60
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
9 500
10 000
9 951
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
..
..
..
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Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
..
..
..
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Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
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..
..
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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.
n
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
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: 06 November 2020