Congo, Rep

General information

Capital: Brazzaville

Currency unit: CFA franc

Official language: French

Area: 342,000 km²

Population in million: 5.3 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 1,658 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 5,359 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 69.7 

Annual growth rate of the population: 2.6 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 34.7 %

Life expectancy at birth: 64.6 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 79 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 8.72 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 7.2 

Industry value added of GDP: 54.3 

Services value added of GDP: 38.5 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 4.93 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 4.52 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Surveying hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments (0.20 %)
Wood sheets for veneering (0.18 %)
Autres ouvrages en fer ou en acier (0.16 %)
Diamonds (0.15 %)
Tubes and pipes, seamless, of iron or steel (0.05 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Wood in the rough (2.91 %)
Wood sawn (0.60 %)
Natural rubber (0.20 %)
Fuel wood (0.16 %)
Coffee (0.14 %)

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