Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo

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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 4,682,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a low population density, 14 people per km2.

It's capital is Brazzaville and its currency is Franco Central African CFA franc

Republic of the Congo is holding the 145 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 9,974 millions of euros (11,367 millions of dollars), ( 110.05% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €2,130 euros per inhabitant$2,428 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 0.574 points in 2019, leaving it in 149th 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
Annual GDP [+]2020€8,919M
Annual GDP [+]2020$10,187M
GDP per capita [+]2020€1,905
GDP per capita [+]2020$2,176
Debt (M.€.) [+]20209,974
Debt ($M) [+]202011,367
Debt (%GDP) [+]2020110.05%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€2,130
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$2,428
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-111
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-127
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-1.23%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20202,127.4
Expenditure ($M) [+]20202,424.4
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019445.4
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2019498.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202116.58%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017117.7
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017132.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20173.40%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020301.8
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2020344.8
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202012.17%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202023.47%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€454
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$518
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€98
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$109
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€18
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$20
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€64
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$74
S&P Rating [+]09/04/2020CCC+
Fitch Rating [+]05/15/2020CCC
Corruption Index [+]202121
Fragile States Index [+]201893.1
Doing Business [+]2019180º
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]20198.0%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]20200%
Annual arrivals [+]2018156,000
Exports [+]2021€5,893.3M
Exports [+]2021$6,970.0M
Exports % GDP [+]202048.03%
Imports [+]2021€1,946.4M
Imports [+]2021$2,302.0M
Imports % GDP [+]202018.73%
Trade balance [+]2021€3,946.9M
Trade balance [+]2021$4,668.0M
Trade balance % GDP [+]202029.30%
Density [+]202014
Global Peace Ranking [+]2021119º
% Immigrant [+]20198.80%
% Emigrant [+]20195.24%
Birth Rate [+]201932.40‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017216.3
Crude death rate [+]20196.61‰
Fertility Rate [+]20194.37
% risk of poverty [+]201140.9%
Population [+]20204,682,000
Immigrant stock [+]2019402,142
Emigrant stock [+]2019239,397
HDI [+]20190.574
Life expectancy [+]201964.57
Suicides [+]2015443
Suicide rate [+]201510.70
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20201.09
Annual crude oil production [+]2021266
Crude Oil Reserves [+]20212,882.0
Consumption GWh [+]20192,066
Generation GWh [+]20203,576
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/23/2022385
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/23/202224,079
Fully vaccinated [+]05/15/2022544,256
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/23/202282.23
Doses administered [+]05/15/2022830,379