Cape Verde Cape Verde

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Cape 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.

Cape Verde, with a population of 555,988 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and has a population density of 138 people per km2.

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

Cape Verde is holding the 174 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 2,379 millions of euros (2,711 millions of dollars), ( 158.82% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €4,279 euros per inhabitant$4,876 dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Cape Verde, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.665 points in 2019, leaving it in 126th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Cape Verde are business, you must know it's in the 131th 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 Cape Verde, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Cape Verde Economy
Annual GDP [+]2020€1,498M
Annual GDP [+]2020$1,707M
GDP per capita [+]2020€2,694
GDP per capita [+]2020$3,070
Debt (M.€.) [+]20202,379
Debt ($M) [+]20202,711
Debt (%GDP) [+]2020158.82%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€4,279
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$4,876
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-136
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-156
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-9.11%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020533.9
Expenditure ($M) [+]2020608.4
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201983.8
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]201993.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202115.11%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201748.9
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201755.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20179.86%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20208.8
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]202010.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20201.47%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202035.64%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€960
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$1,094
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€152
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$171
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€89
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$101
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€16
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$18
S&P Rating [+]02/19/2021B-
Fitch Rating [+]04/17/2020B-
Corruption Index [+]202158
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019112º
Fragile States Index [+]201868.0
Innovation Ranking [+]2015103º
Doing Business [+]2019131º
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]201920.6%
Annual arrivals [+]2019757,982
Exports [+]2021€45.7M
Exports [+]2021$54.0M
Exports % GDP [+]20203.08%
Imports [+]2021€676.8M
Imports [+]2021$800.4M
Imports % GDP [+]202042.08%
Trade balance [+]2021€-631.1M
Trade balance [+]2021$-746.4M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2020-39.00%
Density [+]2020138
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017221.8
% Immigrant [+]20192.85%
% Emigrant [+]201933.89%
Birth Rate [+]201919.06‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201730.8
Crude death rate [+]20195.58‰
Fertility Rate [+]20192.24
% risk of poverty [+]201535.0%
Population [+]2020555,988
Immigrant stock [+]201915,664
Emigrant stock [+]2019186,372
HDI [+]20190.665
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202052º
Life expectancy [+]201972.98
Suicides [+]201544
Suicide rate [+]20158.32
Number of homicides [+]201837
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20186.80
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20201.42
Consumption GWh [+]2019437
Generation GWh [+]2020450
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/18/2022401
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/18/202256,127
Fully vaccinated [+]05/15/2022307,272
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/18/2022721.24
Doses administered [+]05/15/2022758,359