São Tomé and Príncipe

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Sao Tome

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

Portuguese

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

960,000 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Maritime borders: Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

GMT = Greenwich Mean Time

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

5767,9 KM

2014

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Population

198,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

2.6%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

55%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

N.A.

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.558 (Low Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.469

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$ 1610

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

4.30 %

2013

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 1470

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

12.00%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

30 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

50.75

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

ECCAS

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 76 (0-175)

Score: 42 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 44.50(0-100)

Score: -0.38 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 51.18(0-100)

Score: 0.12 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 25.84 (0-100)

Score: -0.74 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: N.A.

Score: N.A.

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: 1

Presence of container terminal: 1

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

153 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

8 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 84 (0-160)

Score: 2.73 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

123.7 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

122.4 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

22 Cinnamon (canella)
41 Taro (cocoyam)
48 Cocoa, beans
59 Oil, palm
61 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=STD 20,765.0000

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

12.00%

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

23.3%

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

45

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

N.A.

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

38.2

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)

47%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$112.8 million

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

28 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

11%

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$12.1 million

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

26 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-40.65 USD Million

2014

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

111.9

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

4 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

4%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

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

10,7%

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

81%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

132

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

50.5% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

1350(kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 9.06%
permanent crops: 40.62%
other: 50.31%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

65

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 48,806

% of Pop with Internet: 24.66%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 320 km
paved: 218 km
unpaved: 102 km

2000

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

34,4 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

N.A.

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

27.9 million kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 97%

% of rural pop. with access: 93,6%

% of urban pop. With access: 98,9%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

13.60 %

2012

Trading economics

Labor force

68848

2013

World Bank

Income

Lower–middle-income:
US$1,006–3,975

2012-2013

World Bank

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