Gambia

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Banjul

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

English

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

11,300Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Senegal

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

GMT = Greenwich Mean Time

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

4720,6 KM

2014

Info Please- Distance calculator

Population

1,909,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

3.2%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

52%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

37.9%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.441 (Low Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.346

2013

UNDP

Global competitiveness Index

3.5 (1-7 (best))

2014-2015

World Economic Form

Economy_1 Economy

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

GDP per capita (current US$)

US$ 489

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

5.60 %

2014

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 500

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

22.00%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

25,28 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

54.81

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

ECOWAS

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 126 (0-175)

Score: 29 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 26.79(0-100)

Score: -0.70 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 44.55 (0-100)

Score: -0.05 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 26.32 (0-100)

Score: -0.72 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 19 (0-171)

Score: 12.23 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Drought (rainfall has dropped by 30% in the last 30 years)

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: 2

Presence of container terminal: 2

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

138 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

3 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 146 (0-160)

Score: 2.25 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

108.4 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

107.2 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

12 Brazil nuts, with shell
33 Millet
40 Cashew nuts, with shell
48 Groundnuts, with shell
56 Palm kernels

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=GMD 43.4200

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

22.00%

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

28.0%

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

50

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

N.A.

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

63.3%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

15%

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

51%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$359.7 million

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

19 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

37%

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$113.2 million

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

19 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-2036.01 million GMD

2014

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

96.5

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

26 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

3.4%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

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

19,2%

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

3%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

86%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

115

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

60.8% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

256500 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 39.82%
permanent crops: 0.44%
other: 59.73%

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: 271,711

% of Pop with Internet: 14.23%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 3,740 km
paved: 711 km
unpaved: 3,029 km

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

60,2 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

N.A.

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

213.9 million kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 90,1%

% of rural pop. with access: 84,4%

% of urban pop. With access: 94,2%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

N.A.

2008

Trading economics

Labor force

774012

2013

World Bank

Income

Low-income:
US$1,005 or below

2012-2013

World Bank

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