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Summary statistics
Region Western Africa  
Currency Guinean Franc (GNF)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 245857  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 11451  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 46.6  
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$) 2012 6093  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 5233  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 2935  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 3.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 1.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 532.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 481.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 306.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 520.3  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 474.1  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 301.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 41.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 30.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 27.6  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 7089.53 Market rate. 2011.  
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$) 2012 -1039  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -327  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -160  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 613 Conakry.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 439 Conakry.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 185 Conakry.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 122  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 113  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 122  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 113  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 65.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 65.3  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 63.8  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 78.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 78.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 78.3  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 ... Air arrivals at Conakry airport.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 30 Air arrivals at Conakry airport. 2007.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 45 Air arrivals at Conakry airport.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 42  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 43  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 45.6 ITU estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 40.1  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 2.1  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 1.5 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 1.0 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 0.5  
Exports (million US$) 2012 1430.5 2008.  
Imports (million US$) 2012 1835.5 2008.  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -405.0 2008.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 France (24.5), Switzerland (19.5), Russian Federation (10.6) 2008.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 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 (%) 2013 36.4  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 42.3  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 5.4/4.8  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 100.3  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 56.7/55.2  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 73.6  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 5.0  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 9.1 2005.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 378.5/3.2 Data refer to foreign citizens. Includes refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 11020  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 2.5  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 56.7/73.4  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 26.7  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 9.5/35.3 Estimates.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 21.9  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 152  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 26.5  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 1235/0.1  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 45.0 UNSD estimate.  
Precipitation 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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