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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Middle Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 267668  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 1763  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 6.8  
Capital city 2015 Libreville  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 707  
Currency 2015 CFA Franc (XAF)  
UN membership date 2013 20 September 1960  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 17413  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 12882  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 9579  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 5.0  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 6.8  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 1.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 10317.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 8354.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 6952.5  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 3.9  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 4.6  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 5.2  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 50.9  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 55.6  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 62.6  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 45.2  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 39.8  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 32.2  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 24.2 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 11.8 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 64.0 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 20.4 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 20.4 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 21.7 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 39.5/57.2 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 39.0/56.4 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 54.1/64.1 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 128 African population. Libreville. 2013.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 123 African population. Libreville.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 105 African population. Libreville.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 122 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 117  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 120 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 115  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014 ... 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 117 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Country data supplemented with data from the Observatoire Economique et Statistique d’Afrique Subsaharienne (Afristat). Data refers to manufacturing and utilities only.  
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). Data refers to manufacturing and utilities only.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 ...  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 ...  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 1983  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.3  
Urban population (%) 2015 87.2  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.7  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 4.0  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 64.1/63.2  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 73  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 268.4/15.6 Refers to foreign citizens.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 2894  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 43  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 3.4  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 139.9/144.0 2011.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 9.4 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 14.2  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 210.4 Estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 9.8 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 231  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 87.7 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 4756/2.9  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 569  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 60.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 12.3  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 97.2/66.7  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 43.4/31.6  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 0.7  
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