Congo, Rep

General information

Capital: Brazzaville

Currency unit: CFA franc

Official language: French

Area: 341,500 km²

Population in million: 5,244,360.0 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 2,148 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 5,662 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 69.2 

Annual growth rate of the population: 2.6 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 36.2 %

Life expectancy at birth: 64.0 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 80 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 11,263,700,000.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 7.1 

Industry value added of GDP: 52.9 

Services value added of GDP: -4.4 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 8,935,290.00 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 4,374,240.00 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Surveying hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments (0.18 %)
Wood sheets for veneering (0.15 %)
Autres ouvrages en fer ou en acier (0.14 %)
Diamonds (0.12 %)
Tubes and pipes, seamless, of iron or steel (0.04 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Wood in the rough (2.52 %)
Wood sawn (0.52 %)
Natural rubber (0.18 %)
Fuel wood (0.14 %)
Coffee (0.12 %)

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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

              Congo, Rep: 20
              Breakdown by component
              Congo, Rep
              Price competitiveness20
              Macroeconomic competitiveness
              Congo, Rep: 22
              Products competitiveness
              Congo, Rep: 57

              Durability and resistance to vulnerabilities

              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances

              Congo, Rep: -
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              Congo, Rep
              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances-
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported primary products (except oil and ores)
              Congo, Rep: 141
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported manufactured products
              Congo, Rep: >2,000