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Summary statistics
Region Western Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 245857  
Population (est., 000) 12044  
Pop. density (per sq km) 49.0  
Capital city Conakry  
Capital city pop. (000) 1886  
Currency Guinean Franc (GNF)  
UN membership date 12 December 1958  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 7219  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 5233  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 2935  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 2.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 1.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 614.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 481.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 306.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 570.2  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 474.1  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 301.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 33.1  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 30.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 27.6  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 7005.83 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$) 2013 -1161  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -327  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -160  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 686 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) 2013 123  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 113  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 123  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 113  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 1.8  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 1.6  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 1.9  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 65.6  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 65.3  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 63.8  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 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) 2013 56 Arrivals by air at Conakry Airport.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 12 Arrivals by air at Conakry Airport.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 45 Arrivals by air at Conakry Airport.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 112 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 112  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 109  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 63.3  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 36.8  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 2.0  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 1.6 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 1.0 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 0.5  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.8  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.8  
Urban population (%) 2014 36.7  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 42.1  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 5.5/4.8  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 100.4  
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, %) 2007-2013 5.6  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 378.5/3.2 Refers to foreign citizens. Including refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 8862  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 2.5  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 56.1/71.7  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 26.7 UNESCO estimate.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 8.9  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 21.9  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 163  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 26.3  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 20.3  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 75.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 19.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 2596/0.2  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 13.0  
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