General information

Capital: Lomé

Currency unit: CFA franc

Official language: French

Area: 56,790 km²

Population in million: 7.8 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 617 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 1,570 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 77.6 

Annual growth rate of the population: 2.5 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 49.2 %

Life expectancy at birth: 60.2 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 67 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 4.81 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 41.3 

Industry value added of GDP: 16.8 

Services value added of GDP: 29.8 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 1.79 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 6.69 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Hydraulic cements (10.90 %)
Other fertilisers (1.69 %)
Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics (1.45 %)
Beauty or make-up preparations (1.23 %)
Wigs, false beards, eyebrows and eyelashes (0.66 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Cocoa beans (12.71 %)
Cotton, not carded or combed (4.23 %)
Coffee (3.01 %)
Wood in the rough (1.67 %)
Other oil seeds and oleaginous fruits (1.16 %)

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