Gabon

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Libreville

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

French

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

267,670 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

WAT (+1 hour from UTC

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

5775,4 KM

2014

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Population

1,711,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

2.4%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

56%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

75.4%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0,674(Medium Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.589

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$ 11571

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

5.50 %

2014

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 10650

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

2.95%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

856,0 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

53.43

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

ECCAS

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 94 (0-175)

Score: 37 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 36.36 (0-100)

Score: -0.56(-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 58.77 (0-100)

Score: 0.34 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 24.40 (0-100)

Score: -0.77(-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

N.A.

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

144 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

16 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 150 (0-160)

Score: 2.20 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

122.4 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

120.0 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

33 Rubber, natural
34 Taro (cocoyam)
34 Yams
37 Plantains
39 Meat, game

2014

FAOStat

Crude Oil Production

242,000 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=XAF 555.0400

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)

26

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

30%

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

40.6%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

18%

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

35%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$3.934 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

22 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

59%

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$9.777 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

20 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

3711.95F CFA Million

2013

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

226.3

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

50 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

4.4%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

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

131,2%

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)

104

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

20.0% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

27620 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 1.21%
permanent crops: 0.64%
other: 98.15%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

215

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 168,592

% of Pop with Internet: 9.85%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 9,170 km
paved: 1,097 km
unpaved: 8,073 km

2007

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

41,4%

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

649 KM

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

1.442 billion kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 92,2%

% of rural pop. with access: 63%

% of urban pop. With access: 96,8%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

17.50 %

2012

Trading economics

Labor force

625299

2013

World Bank

Income

Upper–middle-income: US$3,976–12,275

2012-2013

World Bank

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