Central African Republic Central African Republic

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  • Capital: Bangui
  • Population: 5,017,000
  • Surface Area: 622,980 km2
  • Currency: Central African CFA francs
  • Religion: Mostly Christianity
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECCAS, IMF, UN

Central African Republic, is a country located at Middle Africa, it has an area of 622,980 Km2.

Central African Republic, with a population of 5,017,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a low population density, 8 people per km2.

It's capital is Bangui and its currency is Central African CFA francs

Central African Republic is holding the 168 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 1,039 millions of euros (1,230 millions of dollars), ( 47.61% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €211 euros per inhabitant$250 dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Central African Republic, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.404 points in 2021, leaving it in 188th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Central African Republic are business, you must know it's in the 184th 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 Central African Republic, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Central African Republic Economy
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]2022€2,263M
Annual GDP [+]2022$2,383M
GDP per capita [+]2022€451
GDP per capita [+]2022$475
Debt (M.€.) [+]20211,039
Debt ($M) [+]20211,230
Debt (%GDP) [+]202147.61%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€211
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$250
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-131
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-156
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-6.02%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2021429.8
Expenditure ($M) [+]2021508.7
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]202045.3
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]202051.7
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20219.09%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201713.7
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201715.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20175.03%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]202238.4
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]202240.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20228.96%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202119.69%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€87
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$103
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€9
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$11
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€3
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$3
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022€8
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022$8
Corruption Index [+]202224
Fragile States Index [+]2018111.1
Labour
NMW [+]2022$56.1
Business
Doing Business [+]2020184º
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]2017107,000
Exports [+]2021€136.9M
Exports [+]2021$161.9M
Exports % GDP [+]20216.27%
Imports [+]2021€499.1M
Imports [+]2021$590.2M
Imports % GDP [+]202122.86%
Trade balance [+]2021€-362.2M
Trade balance [+]2021$-428.4M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-16.59%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20228
Global Peace Ranking [+]2023152º
% Immigrant [+]20201.83%
% Emigrant [+]202016.91%
Birth Rate [+]202142.68‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017127.8
Crude death rate [+]202111.39‰
Fertility Rate [+]20215.98
% risk of poverty [+]202168.8%
Population [+]20225,017,000
Immigrant stock [+]202088,546
Emigrant stock [+]2020816,668
HDI [+]20210.404
Life expectancy [+]202153.90
Suicides [+]2015851
Suicide rate [+]201518.94
Number of homicides [+]2016913
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201620.12
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20210.05
Consumption GWh [+]2021141
Generation GWh [+]2021151
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]03/31/2024113
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]03/31/202415,440
Fully vaccinated [+]09/03/20232,484,985
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]03/31/202422.52
Doses administered [+]09/03/20233,342,248