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Liberia

General information

Capital: Monrovia

Currency unit: Liberian dollar

Official language: English

Area: 111,370 km²

Population in million: 4.7 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 456 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 826 

Demography

Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 55.7 

Annual growth rate of the population: 2.5 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 55.9 %

Life expectancy at birth: 62.5 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 48 %

Production

Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 2.16 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 34.2 

Industry value added of GDP: 12.2 

Services value added of GDP: 53.6 

Trade

Total exports in billions of US dollars: 0.97 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 7.68 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Diamonds (1.68 %)
Anti-knock preparations (0.01 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Natural rubber (40.51 %)
Wood in the rough (4.18 %)
Cocoa beans (3.30 %)
Fuel wood (1.05 %)
Synthetic rubber derived from oils (0.46 %)

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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

              Liberia: 26
              Breakdown by component
              Liberia
              Price competitiveness26
              Macroeconomic competitiveness
              Liberia: 6
              6
              Products competitiveness
              Liberia: 52
              52
              Productions factors competitiveness
              Liberia: -
              -

              Durability and resistance to vulnerabilities

              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances

              Liberia: -
              Breakdown by component
              Liberia
              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances-
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported primary products (except oil and ores)
              Liberia: >2,000
              >2,000
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported manufactured products
              Liberia: >2,000
              >2,000