Eritrea Eritrea

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Eritrea, is a country located at Eastern Africa, it has an area of 121,630 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, 42 people per km2.

It's capital is Asmara and its currency is Nakfa

Eritrea is holding the 171 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 3,325 millions of euros (3,794 millions of dollars), ( 179.66% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €656 euros per inhabitant$749 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
Annual GDP [+]2019€1,770M
Annual GDP [+]2019$1,982M
GDP per capita [+]2019€349
GDP per capita [+]2019$391
Debt (M.€.) [+]20203,325
Debt ($M) [+]20203,794
Debt (%GDP) [+]2020179.66%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€656
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$749
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-81
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-92
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-4.36%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020656.3
Expenditure ($M) [+]2020749.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200615.9
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]200619.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20065.17%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201713.2
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201714.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20172.68%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2003124.2
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2003140.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200331.14%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202035.46%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€129
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$148
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 [+]202122
Fragile States Index [+]201897.2
Doing Business [+]2020189º
Annual arrivals [+]2016142,000
Exports [+]2021€507.3M
Exports [+]2021$600.0M
Exports % GDP [+]201938.75%
Imports [+]2021€979.1M
Imports [+]2021$1,158.0M
Imports % GDP [+]201957.83%
Trade balance [+]2021€-471.8M
Trade balance [+]2021$-558.0M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2019-19.07%
Density [+]201742
Global Peace Ranking [+]2022132º
% Immigrant [+]20190.32%
% Emigrant [+]201914.83%
Birth Rate [+]202029.22‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201712.5
Crude death rate [+]20206.87‰
Fertility Rate [+]20203.93
% risk of poverty [+]199369.0%
Population [+]20175,068,831
Immigrant stock [+]201916,101
Emigrant stock [+]2019751,481
HDI [+]20190.459
Life expectancy [+]202066.68
Suicides [+]2015352
Suicide rate [+]20157.26
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20210.15
Consumption GWh [+]2021405
Generation GWh [+]2021453
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]12/05/2022103
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]12/05/202210,189
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]12/05/202220.32