Eritrea Eritrea

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Eritrea, is a country located at Eastern Africa, it has an area of 117,600 Km2.

Eritrea, with a population of 5,068,831 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a moderate population density, 43 people per km2.

It's capital is Asmara and its currency is Nakfa

Eritrea is holding the 170 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2018 was 3,154 millions of euros (3,725 millions of dollars), ( 185.61% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €622 euros per inhabitant$735 dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Eritrea, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.459 points in 2019, leaving it in 180th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Eritrea are business, you must know it's in the 189th 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 Eritrea, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Asmara: Monthly Temp.
Asmara: Monthly Rainfall
Eritrea Economy
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]2018€1,699M
Annual GDP [+]2018$2,006M
GDP per capita [+]2018€335
GDP per capita [+]2018$396
Debt (M.€.) [+]20183,154
Debt ($M) [+]20183,725
Debt (%GDP) [+]2018185.61%
Debt Per Capita [+]2018€622
Debt Per Capita [+]2018$735
Deficit (M.€) [+]201872
Deficit ($M) [+]201885
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20184.21%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018465.1
Expenditure ($M) [+]2018549.3
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200615.9
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]200619.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20065.17%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201713.2
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201714.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20172.68%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2003124.1
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2003140.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200331.14%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201827.37%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2018€92
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2018$108
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2006€5
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2006$7
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€8
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$9
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2003€48
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2003$54
Corruption Index [+]202021
Fragile States Index [+]201897.2
Business
Doing Business [+]2019189º
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]2016142,000
Exports [+]2020€486.8M
Exports [+]2020$556.0M
Exports % GDP [+]201833.35%
Imports [+]2020€844.9M
Imports [+]2020$965.0M
Imports % GDP [+]201853.14%
Trade balance [+]2020€-358.1M
Trade balance [+]2020$-409.0M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2018-19.79%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201743
Global Peace Ranking [+]2021136º
% Immigrant [+]20190.32%
% Emigrant [+]201914.83%
Birth Rate [+]201929.74‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201712.5
Crude death rate [+]20197.01‰
Fertility Rate [+]20194.00
% risk of poverty [+]199369.0%
Population [+]20175,068,831
Immigrant stock [+]201916,101
Emigrant stock [+]2019751,481
HDI [+]20190.459
Life expectancy [+]201966.32
Suicides [+]2015352
Suicide rate [+]20157.26
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20200.13
Consumption GWh [+]2019394
Generation GWh [+]2019455
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]01/19/202289
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]01/19/20229,115
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]01/19/202217.56