Eritrea

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Asmara

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

Tigrinya, Arabic, English

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

117,600 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Djibouti, Sudan, Ethiopia

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

EAT ( + 3 hours from UTC)

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

5084,3 KM

2014

Info Please- Distance calculator

Population

6,536,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

3.2%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

55%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

N.A.

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.381 (Low Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.228

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$ 544

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

1.10%

2014

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 490

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

43,8 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

33.16

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

COMESA

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 166 (0-175)

Score: 18 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 22.97(0-100)

Score: -0.79 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 20.38(0-100)

Score: -0.78 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 2.87(0-100)

Score: -1.54 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 92 (0-171)

Score: 6.26 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Violent windstorms; flash floods

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: 1

Presence of container terminal: 1

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

189 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

20 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 156 (0-160)

Score: 2.08 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

96.0 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

111.3 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

19 Vetches
20 Cereals, nes
22 Milk, whole fresh camel
34 Meat indigenous, camel
34 Roots and tubers, 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=ERN 15.0000

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

N.A.

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

30

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

N.A.

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

83.7%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

4% Sales Taks

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

N.A. (23% (2011))

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$1.027 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

59 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$496.2 million

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

50 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-461.00 USD Million

2011

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

84.8

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

84 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

7%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

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

89,3%

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 (2010=100)

N.A.

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

75.2% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

440000 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 5.87%
permanent crops: 0.02%
other: 94.12%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

6

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 59,784

% of Pop with Internet: 0.91%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 4,010 km
paved: 874 km
unpaved: 3,136 km

2000

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

N.A.

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

306 KM

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

253.5 million kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: N.A.

% of rural pop. with access: N.A.

% of urban pop. With access: N.A.

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

N.A.

2008

Trading economics

Labor force

3052873

2013

World Bank

Income

Low-income:
US$1,005 or below

2012-2013

World Bank

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