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The Gambia  

The Gambia, is a country located at Western Africa, it has an area of 11,300 Km2, so it is one of the smallest countries in the world.

The Gambia, with a population of 2,038,501 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world 180 people per km2.

The capital is Banjul and its currency is Dalasi

The Gambia is holding the 182 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 1,048 millions of euros1,160 millions of dollars, ( 120.23% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 514€ euros per inhabitant569$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of The Gambia, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.452 points in 2015, leaving it in 173th place in the table of 188 countries published.

If the reason to visit The Gambia are business, you must know it's in the 145th 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 The Gambia, if you want to see information about other countries click here

The Gambia Economy
Government
GDP Mill. € [+]2016872M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016965M.$
GDP per capita [+]2016428€
GDP per capita [+]2016473$
Debt [+]20161,048
Debt [+]20161,160
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016120.23%
Debt Per Capita [+]2016514€
Debt Per Capita [+]2016569$
Deficit [+]2016-85
Deficit [+]2016-94
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-9.75%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016259.7
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016287.5
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201318.7
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201324.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201310.28%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.31%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201511.9
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201513.2
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20094.59%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201629.79%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016127€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016141$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201310€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201313$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201422$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20156€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20157$
Fitch Rating [+]12/21/2005CCC
Corruption Index [+]201626
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017117º
Fragile States Index [+]201585.4
Innovation Ranking [+]2015112º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017145º
Trade
Exports [+]2016100.1 M.€
Exports [+]2016110.8 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201611.48%
Imports [+]2016371.5 M.€
Imports [+]2016411.3 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201642.62%
Trade balance [+]2016-271.5 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-300.5 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-31.14%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016180
Population [+]20162,038,501
Immigrant stock [+]2015192,540
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015180.7
% Immigrant [+]20159.67%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015198.6
Emigrant stock [+]201589,639
% Emigrant [+]20154.50%
HDI [+]20150.452
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017110º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016104º
Birth Rate [+]201539.99‰
Fertility Rate [+]20155.49
Crude death rate [+]20158.20‰
Life expectancy [+]201560.96
Number of homicides [+]2015181
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20159.1
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13