General information

Capital: Bujumbura

Currency unit: Burundi franc

Official language: Kirundi, French

Area: 27,830 km²

Population in million: 10.9 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 320 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 771 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 78.9 

Annual growth rate of the population: 3.2 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 42.5 %

Life expectancy at birth: 57.5 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 85 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 3.48 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 36.4 

Industry value added of GDP: 15.1 

Services value added of GDP: 48.5 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 0.18 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 0.36 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Soap (2.04 %)
Tanned or crust hides and skins of other animals (0.93 %)
Prefabricated buildings (0.01 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Coffee (43.64 %)
Tea (7.82 %)
Beer made from malt (1.09 %)
Cigars and cigarettes of tobacco (1.03 %)
Cotton, not carded or combed (0.43 %)

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