General information

Capital: Banjul

Currency unit: Gambian dalasi

Official language: English

Area: 11,300 km²

Population in million: 2.1 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 483 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 1,715 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 59.3 

Annual growth rate of the population: 3.0 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 41.4 %

Life expectancy at birth: 61.2 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 56 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 1.01 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 16.9 

Industry value added of GDP: 12.2 

Services value added of GDP: 65.9 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 0.24 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 1.03 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Woven fabrics of artificial filament yarn (25.70 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Wood in the rough (23.81 %)
Coconuts, Brazil nuts and cashew nuts (19.40 %)
Ground-nut oil (5.81 %)
Ground-nuts (2.91 %)
Frozen fish (2.89 %)

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