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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Middle Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 964  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 194  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 202.5  
Capital city 2015 Sao Tome  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 71 2014.  
Currency 2015 Dobra (STD)  
UN membership date 2013 16 September 1975  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 337  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 195  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 126  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 4.5  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 4.5  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 7.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 1810.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 1142.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 824.0  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 22.4  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 22.6  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 18.3  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 10.0  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 13.6  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 14.9  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 67.7  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 63.8  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 66.8  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 26.1 2012.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 21.4 2012.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 46.9 2012.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 13.9 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 13.8 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 14.8 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 45.2/76.1 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 44.6/75.2 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 43.4/72.9 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 2095 Index base: 1996=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 1432 Index base: 1996=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 561 Index base: 1996=100.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 111 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 102  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 111 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 102  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -104  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -88  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -36  
Exports (million US$) 2015 10.5 2014.  
Imports (million US$) 2015 169.7 2014.  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -159.2 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Belgium (23.8), Netherlands (21.0), Spain (20.0) 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 Portugal (61.4), Angola (21.5), China (2.4) 2014.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.2  
Urban population (%) 2015 65.1  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.6  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 4.7  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 68.2/64.2  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 84  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 2.4/1.3 Refers to foreign citizens.  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 44  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 8.4  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 3.9  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 109.4/114.0  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 69.2/62.7 2013.  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 9.1/10.5  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 3.4 2011.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 18.2  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 64.9 Estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 24.4 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 81  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 55.8 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 114/0.6  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 1  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 14.0 Estimate.  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 99.0/93.6  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 40.8/23.3  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 11.6  
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