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Cape Verde

General information

Capital: Praia

Currency unit: Cabo Verde escudo

Official language: Portuguese

Area: 4,030 km²

Population in million: 0.5 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 3,210 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 6,831 

Demography

Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 60.4 

Annual growth rate of the population: 1.3 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 15.0 %

Life expectancy at birth: 72.8 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 88 %

Production

Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 1.75 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 6.4 

Industry value added of GDP: 18.6 

Services value added of GDP: 61.3 

Trade

Total exports in billions of US dollars: 0.10 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 0.80 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Parts of footwear (8.35 %)
Men's suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers and trousers (4.70 %)
Men's underpants, briefs, nightshirts and pyjamas (2.31 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Frozen fish (44.91 %)
Prepared or preserved fish (39.16 %)

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              Global Sustainable Competitiveness Indicator

              The indicator highlights the scores of each of the three pillars of the sustainable competitiveness. A larger area means a higher score (0-100) and therefore a more favorable economic situation.

              Price competitiveness

              Cape Verde: 69
              Breakdown by component
              Cape Verde
              Price competitiveness69
              Macroeconomic competitiveness
              Cape Verde: 46
              46
              Products competitiveness
              Cape Verde: 74
              74
              Productions factors competitiveness
              Cape Verde: -
              -

              Durability and resistance to vulnerabilities

              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances

              Cape Verde: -
              Breakdown by component
              Cape Verde
              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances-
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported primary products (except oil and ores)
              Cape Verde: >2,000
              >2,000
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported manufactured products
              Cape Verde: 96
              96