General information

Capital: Conakry

Currency unit: Guinean franc

Official language: French

Area: 245,720 km²

Population in million: 12,414,300.0 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 879 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 2,505 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 64.6 

Annual growth rate of the population: 2.8 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 64.9 %

Life expectancy at birth: 60.7 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 30 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 10,907,200,000.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 24.3 

Industry value added of GDP: 24.8 

Services value added of GDP: 4.2 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 2,899,900.00 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 3,638,980.00 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Postage, revenue or similar stamps (2.31 %)
Diamonds (0.46 %)
Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics (0.12 %)
Tableware, kitchenware and other household articles, of plastics (0.09 %)
Fibreboard of wood (0.05 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Frozen fish (2.57 %)
Coffee (2.35 %)
Natural rubber (1.89 %)
Coconuts, Brazil nuts and cashew nuts (1.12 %)
Cocoa beans (1.11 %)

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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

              Guinea: 0
              Breakdown by component
              Price competitiveness0
              Macroeconomic competitiveness
              Guinea: 37
              Products competitiveness
              Guinea: 0

              Durability and resistance to vulnerabilities

              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances

              Guinea: -
              Breakdown by component
              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances-
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported primary products (except oil and ores)
              Guinea: 114
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported manufactured products
              Guinea: 43