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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q28,931€
GDP Mill. € [+]20162,393,134M.€chart26,497M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20162,629,188M.$chart29,330M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201636,500€chart1,130€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201640,050$chart1,251$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2587,719M.€
Debt [+]20162,022,241chart9,3422016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20162,238,418chart10,3412016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201689.30%chart35.25%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201630,729€chart399€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201634,014$chart441$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-69,843chart-1,6092016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-77,309chart-1,7812016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.00%chart-6.07%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016996,978.6chart5,937.52016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,103,555.6chart6,572.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015147,912.6chart674.72013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015162,757.9chart896.12013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201513.88%chart13.82%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016182,714.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199872,986.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201416.52%chart4.26%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201644,124.3chart424.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201648,476.6chart469.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.88%chart12.42%1999Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201642.10%chart22.40%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201615,150€chart253€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201616,769$chart280$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20152,274€chart31€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20152,500$chart41$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,795€chart10€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,248$chart14$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016673€chart18€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016738$chart20$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/22/2017Aa2
S&P Rating [+]06/27/2016AAB02/26/2007S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2017AAB05/19/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201681chart262016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017chart116º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201533.4chart94.32015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201633º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart118º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]July 20174.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q24.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q21,428 m.
NMW [+]20171,475.5 $
NMW [+]20171,396.9 €
Average Wage [+]201644,627€
Average Wage [+]201555,054$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201519ºchart89º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / British pounds [+]10/16/20170.8875
10-Year Bond Yield [+]10/16/20171.40%
Risk Premium [+]10/16/201798
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]10/16/20175.38%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20172.9%
HICP [+]August 20172.9%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20175.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/04/20160.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017chart166º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]August 20171.7%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 20172,673,961
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201747.08
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,816,622
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015584.55chart15.202015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/04/201120.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201647.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016370,023.0 M.€chart2,986.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016409,396.7 M.$chart3,306.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.46%chart11.27%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016574,908.2 M.€chart5,912.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016635,762.3 M.$chart6,544.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201624.02%chart22.31%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-204,885.3 M.€chart-2,925.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-226,365.6 M.$chart-3,238.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-8.56%chart-11.04%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]August 20173.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016270chart492016Density [+]
Population [+]201665,808,573chart23,439,1892016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20158,543,120chart381,9842015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20155,003.4chart244.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201513.07%chart1.67%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201525,337.4chart2,523.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20154,917,460chart328,6042015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20157.52%chart1.44%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.910chart0.5182015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201741ºchart130º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201620ºchart85º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201510º
Birth Rate [+]201611.80‰chart36.23‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.80chart4.632015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20169.10‰chart11.20‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.00chart55.932015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20134.30‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20141.90‰
Number of homicides [+]2014594chart1,3852015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.9chart5.92015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.7%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20156.16chart0.482015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Yaoundé
  • Population: 23,439,189
  • Surface Area: 475,440 km2
  • Currency: Central African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECCAS, IMF, UN, AU