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Republic of the Congo  

  • Capital: Brazzaville
  • Population: 5,260,750
  • Surface Area: 342,000 km2
  • Currency: Franco Central African CFA franc
  • Religion: Mostly Christianity
  • 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 5,260,750 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a low population density, 15 people per km2.

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

Republic of the Congo is holding the 143 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 8,064 millions of euros8,926 millions of dollars, ( 114.6% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 1,573€ euros per inhabitant1,741$ 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 0.606 points in 2017, leaving it in 137th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Republic of the Congo are business, you must know it's in the 180th 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
Comptes nationaux - Government
Annual GDP [+]20177,701M.€
Annual GDP [+]20178,700M.$
GDP per capita [+]20171,464€
GDP per capita [+]20171,654$
Debt [+]20168,064
Debt [+]20168,926
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016114.60%
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,573€
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,741$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2016-1,587
Deficit (M.$) [+]2016-1,757
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-22.55%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20163,518.0
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20163,894.1
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2010577.1
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2010765.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201029.02%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.71%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2017474.9
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2017536.5
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201717.90%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201649.99%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016686€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016760$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2010132€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2010174$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201492€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014122$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201790€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2017102$
S&P Rating [+]09/21/2018B-
Fitch Rating [+]06/20/2018CC
Corruption Index [+]201721
Fragile States Index [+]201590.8
Business
Doing Business [+]2019180º
Taxes
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201530.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20174,474.8 M.€
Exports [+]20175,055.2 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201758.11%
Imports [+]20172,497.4 M.€
Imports [+]20172,821.3 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201732.43%
Trade balance [+]20171,977.4 M.€
Trade balance [+]20172,233.9 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]201725.68%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201715
Population [+]20175,260,750
Immigrant stock [+]2017398,890
% Immigrant [+]20177.58%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017216.3
Emigrant stock [+]2017254,824
% Emigrant [+]20174.84%
HDI [+]20170.606
Global Peace Ranking [+]2018126º
Birth Rate [+]201634.63‰
Fertility Rate [+]20164.66
Crude death rate [+]20167.33‰
Life expectancy [+]201664.63
Number of homicides [+]2015466
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201510.08
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20161.02