Cameroon

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Yaounde

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

English, French

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

475,440 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

WAT (+1 hour from UTC)

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

5409,2 KM

2014

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Population

22,819,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

2.5%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

54%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

39.2%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.504 (Medium Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.486

2013

UNDP

Global competitiveness Index

3.7 (1-7 (best))

2014-2015

World Economic Form


 Economy_1 Economy

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

GDP per capita (current US$)

US$ 1329

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

5.10 %

2014

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 1290

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

2.95%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

571,9 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

49.85

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

  • ECCAS
  • COMESA

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 136 (0-175)

Score: 27 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 9.57 (0-100)

Score: -1.19 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 28.44 (0-100)

Score: -0.52 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 20.57 (0-100)

Score: -0.86 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 28 (0-171)

Score 11.20 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Volcanic activity with periodic releases of poisonous gases from Lake Nyos and Lake Monoun

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: 6

Presence of container terminal: 2

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

158 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

6 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 142 (0-160)

Score: 2.30 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

154.1 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

152.3 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

8 Kola nuts 11 Bambara beans 12 Melonseed 12 Taro (cocoyam) 14 Plantains

2014

FAOStat

Crude Oil Production

63,520 bbl/day

2012

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Stapels-dollars Money

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Trend devaluation US$-local currency through the years

1USD=XAF 554.2700

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

2.95 %

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

44

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

38.5

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

48.8 %

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

19-25 %

2014

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

29%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$6.795 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

25 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

21%

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$6.002 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

23 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-1054.40 CFA Franc Billion

2013

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

154.8

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

15 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

4.1%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)

34,3 %

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

4

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

77

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

108

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

20.3% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

1869794 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 13.04% permanent crops: 2.94% other: 84.01%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

70

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 1,486,815

% of Pop with Internet: 6.52%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 51,350 km paved: 4,108 km unpaved: 47,242 km

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

45,2 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

1,245 KM

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

5.181 million kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 74,1%

% of rural pop. with access: 51,9%

% of urban pop. With access: 94,1%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

3.80 %

2011

Trading economics

Labor force

8924086

2013

World Bank

Income

Lower–middle-income: US$1,006–3,975

2012-2013

World Bank

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