General information

Capital: Conakry

Currency unit: Guinean franc

Official language: French

Area: 245,860 km²

Population in million: 12.7 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 825 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 2,195 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 64.2 

Annual growth rate of the population: 2.6 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 56.4 %

Life expectancy at birth: 60.0 ans

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


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 10.50 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 16.2 

Industry value added of GDP: 32.8 

Services value added of GDP: 40.7 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 3.05 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 3.40 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Postage, revenue or similar stamps (2.31 %)
Diamonds (1.27 %)
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 (1.88 %)
Coconuts, Brazil nuts and cashew nuts (1.12 %)
Cocoa beans (1.11 %)

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              Guinea: 77
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              Guinea: 172