General information

Capital: Al-Khartum (Khartoum)

Currency unit: Sudanese pound

Official language: Arabic

Area: 1,879,360 km²

Population in million: 40.5 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 2,899 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 4,904 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 46.5 

Annual growth rate of the population: 2.4 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 43.7 %

Life expectancy at birth: 64.5 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 59 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 117.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 30.5 

Industry value added of GDP: 2.3 

Services value added of GDP: 46.8 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 3.10 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 7.07 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Electric accumulators (0.24 %)
Tanned or crust skins of sheep or lambs (0.22 %)
Undenatured ethyl alcohol (0.22 %)
Cyclic hydrocarbons. (0.17 %)
Tanned or crust hides and skins of other animals (0.10 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Live sheep and goats (3.13 %)
Other oil seeds and oleaginous fruits (2.56 %)
Lac: natural gums and resins (1.13 %)
Cotton, not carded or combed (0.46 %)
Meat of sheep or goats (0.38 %)

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