Guinea-Bissau

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Bissau

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

Portuguese

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

36,130 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Guinea, Senegal

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

GMT = Greenwich Mean Time

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

4853,8 KM

2014

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Population

1,746,000

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 (%)

17.8%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.396 (Low Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.325

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$ 564

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

2.60%

2014

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 590

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

3.50%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

14,5 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

43.21

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

ECOWAS

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 161 (0-175)

Score: 19 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 4.78(0-100)

Score: -1.33 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 18.48(0-100)

Score: -0.93(-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 6.22 (0-100)

Score: -1.44 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 15 (0-171)

Score: 13.75 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Hot, dry, dusty harmattan haze may reduce visibility during dry season; brush fires

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port:

N.A.

Presence of container terminal:

N.A.

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

179 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

10 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 127 (0-160)

Score: 2.43 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

138.9 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

137.6 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

16 Fonio
18 Cashew nuts, with shell
31 Roots and tubers, nes
41 Cow peas, dry
47 Plantains

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=XOF 555.0400

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

3.50%

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

46

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

N.A.

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

45.5%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

N.A.

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$206.4 million

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

22 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$147.6 million

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

25 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-14.60 CFA Franc Million

2012

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

79.8

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

9 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

1.2%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

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

42,7%

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)

108

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

58.0% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

198650 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 8.3%
permanent crops: 6.92%
other: 84.78%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

74

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 57,764

% of Pop with Internet: 3.31%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 3,455 km
paved: 965 km
unpaved: 2,490 km

2002

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

19,7 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

N.A.

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

62.31 million kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 73,6%

% of rural pop. with access: 55,5%

% of urban pop. With access: 96,1%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

N.A.

2008

Trading economics

Labor force

731325

2013

World Bank

Income

Low-income:
US$1,005 or below

2012-2013

World Bank

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