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Summary statistics
Region Western Africa  
Currency CFA Franc (XOF)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 322463  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 20153  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 62.5  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Yamoussoukro (966) Yamoussoukro is the capital, Abidjan is the seat of government.  
United Nations membership date 20 September 1960  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 24102  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 22947  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 17085  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 -4.7  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 3.0  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 1.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 1196.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 1163.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 948.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 1150.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 1118.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 883.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 7.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 8.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 9.2  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 506.96 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 490.91 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 556.04 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2011 ...  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 465  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 40  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 139 Abidjan.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 133 Abidjan. Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 117 Abidjan.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2011 96 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 103 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 110  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 105  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 110  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 105  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 51.8  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 51.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 50.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 81.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 81.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 81.7  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 270 Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 260 Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 182 Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders. 2007.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2011 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 4238 2009.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 3757  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 87.8  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 80.5  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 14.5  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 2.2  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 2.1  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 1.0  
Exports (million US$) 2011 11049.1  
Imports (million US$) 2011 6720.0  
Balance (million US$) 2011 4329.1  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 United States (11.9), Netherlands (11.7), Germany (7.4)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 Nigeria (23.4), France (11.8), China (6.9)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.2  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.6  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.7  
Urban population (%) 2012 52.0  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 40.4  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 5.6/6.4  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 103.5  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 57.7/55.3  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 68.8  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 4.2  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 12.9  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 2406.7/11.2 Data refer to foreign-born and foreign citizens.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 754508  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 4.6  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 42.8/62.5 UNESCO estimate. 2002.  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 34.3  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 17.6/94.5 Estimates based, for the most part, on cause of death modelling and death registration data from other countries in the region.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2012 11.0  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 216  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 33.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 6592/0.3  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 138.0  
Trade Profile
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