The Gambia The Gambia

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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 2,486,937 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and has a population density of 220 people per km2.

It's capital is Banjul and its currency is Dalasi

The Gambia is holding the 172 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 1,361 millions of euros (1,554 millions of dollars), ( 85.89% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €563 euros per inhabitant$643 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 0.5 points in 2021, leaving it in 174th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit The Gambia are business, you must know it's in the 155th 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

Banjul: Monthly Temp.
Banjul: Monthly Rainfall
The Gambia Economy
Annual GDP [+]2021€1,757M
Annual GDP [+]2021$2,078M
GDP per capita [+]2021€707
GDP per capita [+]2021$836
Debt (M.€.) [+]20201,361
Debt ($M) [+]20201,554
Debt (%GDP) [+]202085.89%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€563
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$643
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-34
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-39
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-2.18%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020398.7
Expenditure ($M) [+]2020455.1
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201946.4
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]201951.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201811.19%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201710.0
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201711.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20173.06%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]202013.1
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]202015.0
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20202.96%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202025.16%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€165
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$188
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€20
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$22
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€5
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$5
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€5
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$6
Fitch Rating [+]12/21/2005CCC
Corruption Index [+]202234
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019124º
Fragile States Index [+]201887.1
Innovation Ranking [+]2015112º
NMW [+]2021$25.3
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017119º
Doing Business [+]2020155º
Annual arrivals [+]2018552,000
Exports [+]2021€28.3M
Exports [+]2021$33.5M
Exports % GDP [+]20211.61%
Imports [+]2021€583.9M
Imports [+]2021$690.6M
Imports % GDP [+]202133.23%
Trade balance [+]2021€-555.6M
Trade balance [+]2021$-657.1M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-31.62%
Density [+]2021220
Global Peace Ranking [+]202245º
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017215.7
% Immigrant [+]20199.18%
% Emigrant [+]20195.05%
Birth Rate [+]202037.59‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017286.9
Crude death rate [+]20207.55‰
Fertility Rate [+]20205.09
% risk of poverty [+]201548.6%
Population [+]20212,486,937
Immigrant stock [+]2019215,406
Emigrant stock [+]2019118,483
HDI [+]20210.500
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2022121º
Life expectancy [+]202062.38
Suicides [+]2015124
Suicide rate [+]20155.94
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20210.24
Consumption GWh [+]2021238
Generation GWh [+]2021308
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]02/05/2023372
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]02/05/202312,586
Fully vaccinated [+]11/06/2022454,249
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]02/05/2023149.58
Doses administered [+]11/06/2022815,861