Metadata
Area 196,712 sq km
Population (2016 est) 15.6 million
Geographical groupWestern Africa
Stage of IndustrializationLeast Developed Countries
GDP (2016)* 16,857.0 million
MVA (2016)* 1,895.6 million
MVA per capita (2016)* 122
Share of MVA in GDP (2016) 11%
Major manufacturing activities
(VA in % to total MVA)
1. Food and beverages (33%)
2. Non-metallic mineral products (26%)
3. Chemicals and chemical products (19%)
Share of manufactured exports (2014)88%
Competitive Industrial Performance
(CIP rank)
111 (of 148 ranked)
*(at constant 2010 prices in US$)