Liberia

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Monrovia

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

English

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

111,370 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

GMT = Greenwich Mean Time

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

5303,9 KM

2014

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Population

4,397,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

2.4%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

54%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

4.8%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.412 (Low Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.367

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$ 454

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

8.70 %

2014

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 410

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

3.5%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

1061,27 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

46.61

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

ECOWAS

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: 28.71 (0-100)

Score: -0.68 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 31.28 (0-100)

Score: -0.46 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 8.61 (0-100)

Score: -1.33 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 57 (0-171)

Score: 7.90 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Dust-laden harmattan winds blow from the Sahara (December to March)

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: 4

Presence of container terminal:

N.A.

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

174 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

23 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 102 (0-160)

Score: 2.62 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

99.3 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

125.4 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

29 Rubber, natural
37 Cocoa, beans
38 Taro (cocoyam)
45 Oil, palm
46 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=LRD 83.5000

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

13.40%

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

13.5%

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

33

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

N.A.

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

33.3%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

7% Goods & Services Taks

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

N.A. (90% (2012))

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$2.457 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

29 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

N.A.(32 (2012))

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$929.8 million

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

15 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-35.39 USD Million

2014

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

149.1

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

4,5days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

N.A.

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

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

13,5%

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

N.A. (116 (2012)

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

125

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

27.3% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

230000 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 4.04%
permanent crops: 1.62%
other: 94.34%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

60

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 190,731

% of Pop with Internet: 4.34%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 10,600 km
paved: 657 km
unpaved: 9,943 km

2000

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

16,8 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

429 KM

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

311.6 million kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 74,6%

% of rural pop. with access: 63%

% of urban pop. With access: 86,8%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

3.70 %

2010

Trading economics

Labor force

1508302

2013

World Bank

Income

Low-income:
US$1,005 or below

2012-2013

World Bank

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