Cape Verde

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Praia

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

Portuguese

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

4,030 (Sq Km)

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Maritime borders: The Gambia, Mauritania, Senegal

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

Cape Verde Time (-1 hour from UTC)

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

4854,5 KM

2014

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Population

504,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

0.9%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

65%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

46,4%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.636 (Medium Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.483

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$ 3767

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

1.00 %

2013

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 3620

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

7.75%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

18,7million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

57.94

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

ECOWAS

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 42 (0-175)

Score: 57 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 74.64 (0-100)

Score: 0.77 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 70.62 (0-100)

Score: 0.81 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 58.37 (0-100)

Score: 0.12 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 36 (0-171)

Score: 10.32 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Volcanoes prolonged droughts; seasonal harmattan wind produces obscuring dust; volcanically and seismically active

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: 2

Presence of container terminal: 1

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

122 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

29 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: N.A. (0-160)

Score: N.A. (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Culture Culture

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Power Distance Index

75 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Individualism/Collectivism

20 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Masculinity

15 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Uncertainty/Avoidance Index

40 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Long Term Orientation

12 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

134.3 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

138.1 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

49 Castor oil seed

77 Chillies and peppers, dry

86 Mangoes, mangosteens, guavas

87 Coconuts

91 Pulses, nes

2014

FAOStat

Crude Oil Production

0 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=CVE 92.5400

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

7.75 %

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

10.5 %

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

30

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

-

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

36.5 %

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

15%

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

N.A. (52% (2012))

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$796.3 million

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

20 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

N.A. (35 (2012))

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$159.9 million

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

20 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-4938.70 CVE Million

2014

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index

100.2 (2000 = 100)

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

-8.00

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

10 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

1.8%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

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

14,3 %

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index

109 (2010=100)

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

18.6 % of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

31500 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 11.66%

permanent crops: 0.74%

other: 87.59%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

100

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 200,06

% of Pop with Internet: 39.72%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 1,350 km paved: 932 km unpaved: 418 km

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

64,9%

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

N.A.

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

266.9 million kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 89,3%

% of rural pop. with access: 86%

% of urban pop. With access: 91,2%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

16.40 %

2013

Trading economics

Labor force

237304

2013

World Bank

Income

Lower–middle-income: US$1,006–3,975

2012-2013

World Bank

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