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Republic of the Congo  

  • Capital: Brazzaville
  • Population: 4,741,000
  • Surface Area: 342,000 km2
  • Currency: Franco Central African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECCAS, IMF, UN, AU

Republic of the Congo, is a country located at Middle Africa, it has an area of 342,000 Km2,

Republic of the Congo, with a population of 4,741,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a low population density, 14 people per km2.

The capital is Brazzaville and its currency is Franco Central African CFA franc

Republic of the Congo is holding the 141 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2014 was 4,801 millions of euros6,378 millions of dollars, ( 45.25% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 1,066 € euros per inhabitant1,416$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Republic of the Congo, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.591 points in 2014, leaving it in 136th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Republic of the Congo are business, you must know it's in the 177th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Republic of the Congo, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Republic of the Congo Economy
Government
GDP Mill. € [+]20157,709M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,553M.$
GDP per capita [+]20151,669€
GDP per capita [+]20151,851$
Debt [+]20144,801 M.€
Debt [+]20146,378 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201445.25%
Debt Per Capita [+]20141,066 €
Debt Per Capita [+]20141,416$
Deficit [+]2014-820 M.€
Deficit [+]2014-1,090 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-7.73%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20145,138.1
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20146,825.9
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2010577.4
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2010765.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201029.02%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.71%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014527.7
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014701.0
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201013.59%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201448.43%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20141,141€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20141,515$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2010142€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2010188$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201499€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014132$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2014117€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2014156$
S&P Rating [+]07/07/2017CCC
Fitch Rating [+]07/11/2017CCC
Corruption Index [+]201620
Fragile States Index [+]201590.8
Business
Doing Business [+]2017177º
Taxes
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201530.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20163,228.3 M.€
Exports [+]20163,573.4 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201552.23%
Imports [+]20164,473.2 M.€
Imports [+]20164,951.4 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201564.08%
Trade balance [+]2016-1,244.9 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-1,378.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-11.85%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201614
Population [+]20164,741,000
Immigrant stock [+]2015392,996
% Immigrant [+]20158.51%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015173.8
Emigrant stock [+]2015220,501
% Emigrant [+]20154.77%
HDI [+]20140.591
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017124º
Birth Rate [+]201536.03‰
Fertility Rate [+]20154.81
Crude death rate [+]20158.31‰
Life expectancy [+]201562.87
Number of homicides [+]2015466
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201510.1
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.02