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GDP Mill. € [+]2016265,726M.€chart25,625M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016294,132M.$chart28,431M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,753€chart1,098€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,261$chart1,218$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q11,431€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q180,007M.€
Debt [+]2016134,138 M.€chart6,949 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016148,477 M.$chart7,710 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.47%chart27.12%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,399 €chart298 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,655$chart330$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-9,384 M.€chart-696 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-10,387 M.$chart-772 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.53%chart-2.72%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201687,611.6chart5,282.72015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201696,977.3chart5,861.22015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201416,011.0chart674.42013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201421,292.2chart895.72013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201419.11%chart13.82%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201411,184.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19984,938.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.23%chart4.26%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,118.4chart319.12015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,462.0chart354.02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.07%chart12.42%1999Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201632.96%chart20.62%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,567€chart226€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,735$chart251$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014296€chart30€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014393$chart40$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014207€chart10€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998113$chart13$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201557€chart14€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201563$chart15$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/09/2017Baa3
S&P Rating [+]04/03/2017BB+B02/26/2007S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/01/2017BB+B05/19/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201645chart262016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201649ºchart114º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201567.0chart94.32015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201620º
Innovation Ranking [+]201654ºchart118º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]March 201626.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q327.1%
Unemployed [+]2016Q35,901 m.
NMW [+]2013291.6 $
NMW [+]2013221.4 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201592ºchart89º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / South African rands [+]07/21/201715.0579
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]07/21/20178.88%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]June 2017-15.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/18/20167.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201774ºchart166º2017Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]2016599,004
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014177.30chart14.492014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200614.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201641.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201667,839.0 M.€chart2,986.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201675,091.0 M.$chart3,306.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201625.53%chart14.74%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201682,735.7 M.€chart5,912.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201691,580.2 M.$chart6,544.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201631.14%chart21.25%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-14,896.7 M.€chart-2,925.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-16,489.2 M.$chart-3,238.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-5.61%chart-6.51%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201646chart502016Density [+]
Population [+]201655,909,000chart23,924,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,142,511chart381,9842015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015825.3chart244.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20155.71%chart1.64%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,453.1chart2,523.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015841,120chart328,6042015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.53%chart1.41%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.666chart0.5122014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017123ºchart130º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201615ºchart85º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201578º
Birth Rate [+]201520.42‰chart36.23‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.34chart4.632015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201512.41‰chart11.20‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201557.44chart55.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201518,673chart1,3852015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201534.3chart5.92015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20157.66chart0.482015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Yaoundé
  • Population: 23,924,000
  • Surface Area: 475,440 km2
  • Currency: Central African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECCAS, IMF, UN, AU