Namibia Namibia

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Namibia, is a country located at Southern Africa, it has an area of 824,290 Km2.

Namibia, with a population of 2,550,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a low population density, 3 people per km2.

It's capital is Windhoek and its currency is Namibian dollars

Namibia is holding the 143 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 7,482 millions of euros (8,856 millions of dollars), ( 71.96% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €2,934 euros per inhabitant$3,473 dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Namibia, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.646 points in 2019, leaving it in 130th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Namibia are business, you must know it's in the 104th 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 Namibia, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Windhoek: Monthly Temp.
Windhoek: Monthly Rainfall
Namibia Economy
Annual GDP [+]2021€10,399M
Annual GDP [+]2021$12,307M
GDP per capita [+]2021€4,078
GDP per capita [+]2021$4,826
Debt (M.€.) [+]20217,482
Debt ($M) [+]20218,856
Debt (%GDP) [+]202171.96%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€2,934
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$3,473
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-949
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-1,123
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-9.12%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20214,138.6
Expenditure ($M) [+]20214,898.2
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020872.4
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2020995.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202124.81%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017450.1
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017508.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201710.65%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020303.8
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2020346.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20208.25%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202139.80%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€1,623
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$1,921
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€348
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$398
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€183
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$206
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€121
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$138
Moody's Rating [+]04/05/2022B1
Fitch Rating [+]06/24/2022BB-
Corruption Index [+]202149
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201994º
Fragile States Index [+]201868.8
Innovation Ranking [+]201893º
Human Capital Ranking [+]201799º
Euro / Namibian dollars [+]12/07/202218.1553
US Dollar exchange rate [+]12/07/2022173,478.0000
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/06/20228.54%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/30/20226.75%
Doing Business [+]2020104º
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]201920.2%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201115.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202037.0%
Annual arrivals [+]20191,596,000
Exports [+]2021€5,616.3M
Exports [+]2021$6,642.4M
Exports % GDP [+]202154.01%
Imports [+]2021€6,888.0M
Imports [+]2021$8,146.4M
Imports % GDP [+]202166.24%
Trade balance [+]2021€-1,271.7M
Trade balance [+]2021$-1,504.0M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-12.23%
Density [+]20213
Global Peace Ranking [+]202268º
Remittance received ($M) [+]201743.1
% Immigrant [+]20194.37%
% Emigrant [+]20197.95%
Birth Rate [+]202027.66‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]20178.4
Crude death rate [+]20207.73‰
Fertility Rate [+]20203.29
% risk of poverty [+]201517.4%
Population [+]20212,550,000
Immigrant stock [+]2019107,561
Emigrant stock [+]2019195,515
HDI [+]20190.646
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2022
Life expectancy [+]202064.05
Suicides [+]2015188
Suicide rate [+]20158.24
Number of homicides [+]2020303
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]202011.92
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20211.48
Consumption GWh [+]20213,434
Generation GWh [+]20211,567
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]12/06/20224,080
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]12/06/2022169,946
Fully vaccinated [+]11/27/2022522,136
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]12/06/20221,600.00
Doses administered [+]11/27/2022967,122