Namibia

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Windhoek

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

English

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

824,290 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Angola, Botswana , South Africa,
Zambia

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

WAT (+1 hour from UTC)

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

8383,2 KM

2014

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Population

2,348,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

1.9%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

60%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

47.4%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.624 (Medium Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.520

2013

UNDP

Global competitiveness Index

4.0 (1-7 (best))

2014-2015

World Economic Form

Economy_1 Economy

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

GDP per capita (current US$)

US$ 5693

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

2.30 %

2014

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 5870

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

6%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

699,1 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

62.81

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

SADC

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 55 (0-175)

Score: 49 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 65.07 (0-100)

Score: 0.30 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 77.25 (0-100)

Score: 0.93 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 60.29 (0-100)

Score: 0.19 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 100 (0-171)

Score: 5.61 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Prolonged periods of drought

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: 0

Presence of container terminal: 2

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

88 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

17 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 93 (0-160)

Score: 2.66 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Culture Culture

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Power Distance Index

65 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Individualism/Collectivism

30 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Masculinity

40 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Uncertainty/Avoidance Index

45 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Long Term Orientation

35 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

117.0 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

92.1 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

7 Meat indigenous, bird nes
22 Roots and tubers, nes
51 Millet
52 Eggs, other bird, in shell
54 Pulses, 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=NAD 11.4900

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

6.00%

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

8.3%

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

26

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

33%

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

20.7%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

15%

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

61%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$7.084 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

20 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

43%

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$5.124 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

24 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-5649.44 NAD Million

2014

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

119.9

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

66 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

5.6%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

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

76,7%

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

2%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

66%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

118

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

47.1% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

276200(kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 0.97%
permanent crops: 0.01%
other: 99.02%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

110

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 347,414

% of Pop with Internet: 14.80%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 44,138 km
paved: 6,387 km
unpaved: 37,751 km

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

32,2 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

2,626 KM

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

4.238 billion kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 91,7%

% of rural pop. with access: 87,4%

% of urban pop. With access: 98,4%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

27.40 %

2012

Trading economics

Labor force

869548

2013

World Bank

Income

Upper–middle-income: US$3,976–12,275

2012-2013

World Bank

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