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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Western Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 322463  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 23254  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 73.1  
Capital city 2015 Yamoussoukro Yamoussoukro is the capital and Abidjan is the administrative capital.  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 259 2014.  
Currency 2015 CFA Franc (XOF)  
UN membership date 2013 20 September 1960  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 34254  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 24885  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 17085  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 8.5  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 2.0  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 1.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 1546.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 1236.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 942.2  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 25.4  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 27.0  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 25.2  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 24.0  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 24.7  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 25.5  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 50.6  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 48.3  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 49.3  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 9.4 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 9.4 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 9.4 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 52.3/80.9 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 51.8/81.4 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 50.5/82.0 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 145 African population. Abidjan. 2013.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 133 African population. Abidjan. Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 117 African population. Abidjan.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 123 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 107  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 124 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 109  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014 140 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Country data supplemented with data from the Observatoire Economique et Statistique d’Afrique Subsaharienne (Afristat).  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2010 103 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Country data supplemented with data from the Observatoire Economique et Statistique d’Afrique Subsaharienne (Afristat).  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2005 100 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Country data supplemented with data from the Observatoire Economique et Statistique d’Afrique Subsaharienne (Afristat).  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -633 2013.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 465  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 40  
Exports (million US$) 2015 12985.1 2014.  
Imports (million US$) 2015 11177.7 2014.  
Balance (million US$) 2015 1807.4 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Netherlands (10.0), United States (8.4), South Africa (6.9) 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 Nigeria (21.8), France (12.2), China (8.8) 2014.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.4  
Urban population (%) 2015 54.2  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.7  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 5.1  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 51.9/50.2  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 84  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 2175.4/9.6 Refers to foreign citizens.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 471 Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 726770  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 73  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 5.7  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 4.7  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 83.6/95.6  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 33.2/47.0  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 6.4/10.9  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 11.4 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 9.2  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 106.3  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 14.6 Estimate.  
Patents: Resident filings (per million pop.) 2014 3.0 2012.  
Threatened species 2015 226  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 32.7 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 8988/0.4  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 527  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 25.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 14.9  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 93.1/68.8  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 32.8/10.3  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 2.8  
Trade Profile
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