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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Western Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 4033  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 527  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 130.8  
Capital city 2015 Praia  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 145 2014.  
Currency 2015 Cabo Verde Escudo (CVE)  
UN membership date 2013 16 September 1975  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 1855  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 1664  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 1105  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 1.8  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 1.5  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 6.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 3609.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 3393.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 2331.0  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 9.4  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 9.2  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 11.7  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 20.2  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 20.8  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 22.8  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 70.4  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 70.1  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 65.5  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 10.7 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 10.7 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 10.9 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 52.9/83.9 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 50.9/82.8 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 48.0/82.2 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 138  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 127  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 105  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 90 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 113  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 90 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 113  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -168  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -223  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -41  
Exports (million US$) 2015 215.2  
Imports (million US$) 2015 606.3  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -391.1  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Areas nes (28.1), Portugal (25.3), Spain (24.6) See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 Portugal (43.5), Netherlands (11.6), Spain (7.3)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.2  
Urban population (%) 2015 65.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.0  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.4  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 74.7/71.1  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 52  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 14.9/2.9  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 494 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in hotels and similar establishments.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 115  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 20  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 4.8  
Health: Physicians (per 1 000 pop.) 2013 0.3 2011.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 5.0 2013.  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 109.9/116.3  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 98.5/86.8  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 26.8/19.1  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 10.6 2013.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 20.8  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 121.8  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 40.3 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 51  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 21.8 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 444/0.9  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 1  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 15.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 <  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 94.0/87.3  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 81.7/54.3  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 12.9  
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