Cabo Verde Cape Verde

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Cabo Verde, is a country located at Western Africa, it has an area of 4,030 Km2 so it is one of the smallest countries in the world.

Cabo Verde, with a population of 561,901 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and has a population density of 139 people per km2.

It's capital is Praia and its currency is Cabo Verdean escudos

Cabo Verde is holding the 174 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 2,379 millions of euros (2,715 millions of dollars), ( 145.13% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €4,279 euros per inhabitant$4,884 dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Cabo Verde, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.662 points in 2021, leaving it in 128th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Cabo Verde are business, you must know it's in the 137th 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 Cabo Verde, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Cabo Verde Economy
Annual GDP [+]2021€1,637M
Annual GDP [+]2021$1,936M
GDP per capita [+]2021€2,914
GDP per capita [+]2021$3,446
Debt (M.€.) [+]20202,379
Debt ($M) [+]20202,715
Debt (%GDP) [+]2020145.13%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€4,279
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$4,884
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-149
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-170
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-9.09%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020553.8
Expenditure ($M) [+]2020632.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201991.8
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2019102.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202115.11%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201748.8
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201755.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20179.86%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20209.7
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]202011.0
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20201.47%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202033.78%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€996
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$1,137
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€167
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$187
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€89
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$101
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€17
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$20
S&P Rating [+]02/19/2021B-
Fitch Rating [+]04/17/2020B-
Corruption Index [+]202260
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019112º
Fragile States Index [+]201868.0
Innovation Ranking [+]2015103º
NMW [+]2021$139.5
Doing Business [+]2020137º
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202020.1%
Annual arrivals [+]2019757,982
Exports [+]2021€45.7M
Exports [+]2021$54.0M
Exports % GDP [+]20212.79%
Imports [+]2021€676.8M
Imports [+]2021$800.4M
Imports % GDP [+]202141.34%
Trade balance [+]2021€-631.1M
Trade balance [+]2021$-746.4M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-38.55%
Density [+]2021139
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017221.8
% Immigrant [+]20192.85%
% Emigrant [+]201933.89%
Birth Rate [+]202018.64‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201730.8
Crude death rate [+]20205.54‰
Fertility Rate [+]20202.21
% risk of poverty [+]201535.0%
Population [+]2021561,901
Immigrant stock [+]201915,664
Emigrant stock [+]2019186,372
HDI [+]20210.662
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202245º
Life expectancy [+]202073.17
Suicides [+]201544
Suicide rate [+]20158.32
Number of homicides [+]202036
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20206.47
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20211.59
Consumption GWh [+]2021321
Generation GWh [+]2021457
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]02/03/2023413
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]02/03/202363,229
Fully vaccinated [+]09/25/2022308,720
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]02/03/2023735.00
Doses administered [+]09/25/2022859,940