General information

Capital: Asmara

Currency unit: Eritrean nakfa

Official language: Tigrinya (Tigrigna), Arabic, English

Area: 117,600 km²

Population in million:

GDP per capita (current US dollars):

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $):


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 81.4 

Annual growth rate of the population:

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 32.1 %

Life expectancy at birth: 65.1 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 74 %


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

Agriculture value added of GDP:

Industry value added of GDP:

Services value added of GDP:


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 0.37 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 0.34 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Men's shirts (0.63 %)
Cotton yarn (0.50 %)
Precious and semi-precious stones (0.37 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Coffee (0.78 %)
Pepper of the genus (0.15 %)

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