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Summary statistics
Region Western Africa  
Currency CFA Franc (XOF)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 322463  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 19840  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 61.5  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Yamoussoukro (966) Yamoussoukro is the capital and Abidjan is the seat of government.  
United Nations membership date 20 September 1960  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 24406  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 22920  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 17085  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 8.6  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 2.4  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 1.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 1230.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 1207.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 982.2  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 1184.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 1163.2  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 914.3  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 12.5  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 9.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 9.2  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 497.16 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$) 2012 ...  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 465  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 40  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 139 Abidjan. African population. 2011.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 133 Abidjan. African population. Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 117 Abidjan. African population.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2012 124 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) 2012 115  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 104  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 118  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 106  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 52.2  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 52.0  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 50.6  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 81.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 81.7  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 82.2  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 289 Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 252 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) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 3337  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 3757  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 96.3  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 79.0  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 13.0  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 2.4 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 2.1 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 1.0  
Exports (million US$) 2012 10861.0  
Imports (million US$) 2012 9769.7  
Balance (million US$) 2012 1091.3  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 Netherlands (8.7), United States (8.1), Nigeria (8.0)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 Nigeria (25.7), France (12.4), China (7.3)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.3  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.6  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.7  
Urban population (%) 2013 52.8  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 41.3  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 4.7/5.5  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 104.0  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 51.4/49.7  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 75.3  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 4.9  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 12.9  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 2446.2/12.0 Data refer to foreign-born and foreign citizens.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 759275  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 4.6  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 45.2/65.4 UNESCO estimate. 2002.  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 33.8  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 17.6/94.5 Estimates.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 9.4  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 217  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 32.7  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 5800/0.3  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 126.0  
Trade Profile
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