Congo (Democratic Republic)

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Kinshasa

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

French

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

2,344,860 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

CAT (+2hours from UTC)
WAT (+1 hour from UTC)

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

6357,5 KM

2014

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Population

69,360,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

2.7%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

52%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

12.4%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.338 (Low Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index


0.372

2013

UNDP

Global competitiveness Index

N.A.

2014-2015

World Economic Form

Economy_1 Economy

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

GDP per capita (current US$)

US$ 3167

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

8.70%

2013

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 2590

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

2%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

2098,2 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

40.60

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

  • ECCAS
  • COMESA
  • SADC

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 154 (0-175)

Score: 22 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 10.53 (0-100)

Score: -1.19 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 29.86(0-100)

Score: -0.47(-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 11.00 (0-100)

Score: -1.22(-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 64 (0-171)

Score: 7.53 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Periodic droughts in south; Congo River floods (seasonal); active volcanoes in the east along the Great Rift Valley

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: 0

Presence of container terminal: 1

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

184 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

44 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 159 (0-160)

Score: 1.88 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

107.6 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

108.7 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

9 Melonseed
12 Roots and tubers, nes
13 Bambara beans
17 Cassava
19 Cow peas, dry

2014

FAOStat

Crude Oil Production

20,000 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=CDF 925.0000

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

2.00 %

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

19.4%

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

50

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

35%

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

54.7%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

16% Sales Taks

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

40%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$8.924 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

63 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

34 %

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$9.936 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

44 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

4092.35 CFA Franc Billion

2010

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

128.9

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

16 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

12%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

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

20%

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

73%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

45%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

129

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

11.4% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

2189300(kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 2.9%
permanent crops: 0.32%
other: 96.78%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

44

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: N.A.

% of Pop with Internet: N.A.

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 153,497 km
paved: 2,794 km
unpaved: 150,703 km

2004

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

31,4 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

4,007 KM

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

6.197 billion kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 46,5%

% of rural pop. with access: 29%

% of urban pop. With access: 79,1%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

46.10%

2013

Trading economics

Labor force

26684621

2013

World Bank

Income

Low-income:
US$1,005 or below

2012-2013

World Bank

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