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Guinea
Summary statistics
Region Western Africa  
Currency Guinean Franc (GNF)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 245857  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 10222  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 41.6  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Conakry (1786)  
United Nations membership date 12 December 1958  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 5558  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 5233  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 2935  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 4.2  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 1.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 544.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 524.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 325.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 531.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 517.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 319.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 41.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 30.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 27.6  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 7089.53 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 6083.95 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 4500.00 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2011 -1215  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -329  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -160  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 532 Conakry.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 439 Conakry.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 185 Conakry.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 114  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 113  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 114  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 113  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 65.4  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 65.2  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 63.7  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 78.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 78.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 78.3  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 ... Air arrivals at Conakry airport.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 30 Air arrivals at Conakry airport. 2007.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 45 Air arrivals at Conakry airport.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2011 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 45 2009.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 43  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 44.2  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 40.3  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 2.4  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 1.3  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 1.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 0.5  
Exports (million US$) 2011 1430.5 2008.  
Imports (million US$) 2011 1835.5 2008.  
Balance (million US$) 2011 -405.0 2008.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 France (24.5), Switzerland (19.5), Russian Federation (10.6) 2008.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 Netherlands (20.6), France (10.1), United Kingdom (7.9) 2008.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.9  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.8  
Urban population (%) 2012 35.9  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 42.6  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 5.6/4.7  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 102.2  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 56.4/53.2  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 84.2  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 5.0  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 9.1 2005.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 394.6/3.8 Data refer to foreign citizens. Includes refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 17215  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 3.0  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 62.0/78.1  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 25.8  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 9.5/35.3 Estimates based, for the most part, on cause of death modelling and death registration data from other countries in the region.  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 140  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 27.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 1227/0.1  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 46.0 UNSD estimate.  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 3776  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 22.9/29.9  
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