Metadata
Area 11,295 sq km
Population (2016 est) 2.1 million
Geographical groupWestern Africa
Stage of IndustrializationLeast Developed Countries
GDP (2016)* 1,096.9 million
MVA (2016)* 53.3 million
MVA per capita (2016)* 26
Share of MVA in GDP (2016) 5%
Major manufacturing activities
(VA in % to total MVA)
1. Food and beverages (33%)
2. Wearing apparel, fur (21%)
3. Fabricated metal products (18%)
Share of manufactured exports (2014) 92%
Competitive Industrial Performance
(CIP rank)
147 (of 148 ranked)
*(at constant 2010 prices in US$)