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Madagascar

General information

Capital: Antananarivo

Currency unit: Malagasy ariary

Official language: French, Malagasy

Area: 587,295 km²

Population in million: 25.6 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 450 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 1,555 

Demography

Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 86.5 

Annual growth rate of the population: 2.7 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 32.7 %

Life expectancy at birth: 65.9 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 65 %

Production

Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 11.50 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 21.3 

Industry value added of GDP: 16.7 

Services value added of GDP: 48.4 

Trade

Total exports in billions of US dollars: 2.83 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 2.90 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Jerseys, pullovers, cardigans and waistcoats (11.49 %)
Women's suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers and dresses (3.96 %)
Men's suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers and trousers (3.66 %)
Men's shirts (2.44 %)
Essential oils (2.16 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Cloves (8.34 %)
Crustaceans (7.66 %)
Vanilla (5.10 %)
Prepared or preserved fish (3.18 %)
Other fruit (2.42 %)

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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

              Madagascar: 69
              Breakdown by component
              Madagascar
              Price competitiveness69
              Macroeconomic competitiveness
              Madagascar: 53
              53
              Products competitiveness
              Madagascar: 63
              63
              Productions factors competitiveness
              Madagascar: -
              -

              Durability and resistance to vulnerabilities

              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances

              Madagascar: -
              Breakdown by component
              Madagascar
              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances-
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported primary products (except oil and ores)
              Madagascar: 105
              105
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported manufactured products
              Madagascar: 116
              116