Equatorial Guinea

General information

Capital: Malabo

Currency unit: CFA franc

Official language: Spanish, French

Area: 28,050 km²

Population in million: 1,308,970.0 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 10,262 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 22,744 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 62.1 

Annual growth rate of the population: 3.7 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 62.6 %

Life expectancy at birth: 58.1 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 95 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 13,432,400,000.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 2.4 

Industry value added of GDP: 56.7 

Services value added of GDP: 4.8 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 4,720,190.00 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 755,360.00 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Acyclic alcohols (2.60 %)
Wood sheets for veneering (0.10 %)
Acyclic hydrocarbons (0.06 %)
Tubes and pipes, seamless, of iron or steel (0.03 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Wood in the rough (0.88 %)
Wood sawn (0.02 %)
Cocoa beans (0.02 %)
Railway or tramway sleepers (0.00 %)
Frozen fish (0.00 %)

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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

              Equatorial Guinea: 41
              Breakdown by component
              Equatorial Guinea
              Price competitiveness41
              Macroeconomic competitiveness
              Equatorial Guinea: -
              Products competitiveness
              Equatorial Guinea: -

              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances

              Equatorial Guinea: -
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              Equatorial Guinea
              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances-
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported primary products (except oil and ores)
              Equatorial Guinea: 721
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported manufactured products
              Equatorial Guinea: 51