General profile: Angola

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2021
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
34.504 Millions
631.442 AOA/US$
79 162 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(q) 1 246 700 km²
25.77 %
0.00 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+60.4 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2021
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Merchandise exports
24 109
50 595
33 181
33 581
Merchandise imports
8 353
16 667
20 693
11 795
Merchandise trade balance
15 756
33 928
12 489
21 787
Export structure by product group in 2021
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %94 %94 %4 %4 %
Top 5 partners in 2021
(exports, millions of US$)
20 4353 2381 1051 00897520 4353 2381 1051 008975
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Services exports
177
857
1 256
94
Services imports
6 791
(e) 18 754
17 276
7 050
Services trade balance
-6 614
(e) -17 897
-16 020
-6 957
Services exports by main category²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Transport
10.2
5.0
2.0
15.7
Travel
49.9
83.9
92.6
23.8
Other services
39.9
11.1
5.4
60.4
TRADE INDICES
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85611041191068710016418818717714912718614211089503835273211280126137110881001711821801771421191701421351218874676673
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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0 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2021
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2021
GDP, current
36 971
83 799
116 194
79 162
GDP per capita, current US$
1 901
3 587
4 131
2 294
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
15.03
4.86
0.94
0.00
Current account balance, % of GDP
13.90
8.96
-8.84
10.61
Exchange rate (/US$)
87.159
91.906
120.061
631.442
GDP by expenditure in 2020
(as % of total GDP)
60.68.619.035.327.360.68.619.035.327.3
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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-1.3 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2021
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2021
FDI inflows
-1 303.84
-3 227.21
10 028.22
-4 150.06
FDI outflows
219.36
1 340.43
-784.87
-1 057.37
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
..
0.01
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
8.13.41.61.44.011.131.036.6-4 150-1 866-4 098-6 456-7 397-18010 0283 658-7 120-1 465-3 024-3 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 indicators²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Balance, % of GDP
24.73
(e) 19.13
-3.04
18.73
Balance, % of imports
60.37
(e) 45.26
-9.30
78.69
Normalized balance
0.232
(e) 0.185
-0.049
0.282
Trade openness²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
6658646652536279879210010411812110992107
LIVING AREA
Population by living area in 2021
(% of population)
Urban
67%Urban 67%Rural
33%Rural 33%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.015 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2021
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2021
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
35
52
321
321
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
15.16
22.14
23.61
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
-
-
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
..
..
0.02
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
..
3.02
2.87
..
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.
q
Estimated. Data refers to 2020.
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
***
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: 20 October 2022