Nicaragua Nicaragua

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Nicaragua, is a country located at Central America, it has an area of 130,370 Km2.

Nicaragua, with a population of 6,496,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a moderate population density, 50 people per km2.

It's capital is Managua and its currency is Nicaraguan cordobas

Nicaragua is holding the 138 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 5,306 millions of euros (6,047 millions of dollars), ( 47.92% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €817 euros per inhabitant$931 dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Nicaragua was on April of 2022 and it was 10%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Nicaragua, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.66 points in 2019, leaving it in 128th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Nicaragua are business, you must know it's in the 132th 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 Nicaragua, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Nicaragua Economy
Annual GDP [+]2020€11,074M
Annual GDP [+]2020$12,620M
GDP per capita [+]2020€1,705
GDP per capita [+]2020$1,943
Debt (M.€.) [+]20205,306
Debt ($M) [+]20206,047
Debt (%GDP) [+]202047.92%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€817
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$931
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-235
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-268
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-2.12%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20203,208.6
Expenditure ($M) [+]20203,656.6
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019388.3
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2019434.7
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201722.43%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017614.3
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017692.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201718.62%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]202072.4
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]202082.6
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20202.17%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202028.98%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€494
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$563
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€59
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$67
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€99
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$112
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€11
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$13
Moody's Rating [+]03/30/2022B3
Fitch Rating [+]11/22/2019B-
Corruption Index [+]202120
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019109º
Fragile States Index [+]201875.3
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201824º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016116º
Unemployment rate [+]2012Q44.4%
Unemployed [+]2012Q4140K
NMW [+]2013$145.0
NMW [+]2013€109.9
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017108º
US Dollar exchange rate [+]06/08/202135.1262
CPI (overall index) [+]April 202210.0%
Doing Business [+]2019132º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20191,296
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20190.25
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201576.64
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202025.4%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201315.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202030.0%
Annual arrivals [+]20191,295,218
Exports [+]2021€5,533.2M
Exports [+]2021$6,544.2M
Exports % GDP [+]202040.22%
Imports [+]2021€7,983.4M
Imports [+]2021$9,441.9M
Imports % GDP [+]202051.75%
Trade balance [+]2021€-2,450.1M
Trade balance [+]2021$-2,897.8M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2020-11.52%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201557º
Density [+]202050
Global Peace Ranking [+]2021130º
Remittance received ($M) [+]20171,395.2
% Immigrant [+]20190.65%
% Emigrant [+]201910.46%
Birth Rate [+]202019.79‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017134.9
Crude death rate [+]20205.09‰
Fertility Rate [+]20202.35
% risk of poverty [+]201624.9%
Population [+]20206,496,000
Immigrant stock [+]201942,172
Emigrant stock [+]2019682,865
HDI [+]20190.660
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2020
Life expectancy [+]202074.70
Suicides [+]2015577
Suicide rate [+]20159.21
Number of homicides [+]2019515
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20197.87
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20200.79
Consumption GWh [+]20193,183
Generation GWh [+]20204,663
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/25/2022238
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/25/202218,491
Fully vaccinated [+]05/20/20224,752,643
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/25/202236.64
Doses administered [+]05/20/202210,487,916