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 6,528,000 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 2019 was 4,673 millions of euros (5,231 millions of dollars), ( 41.73% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 716€ euros per inhabitant801$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Nicaragua was on June of 2020 and it was 3.6%.

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
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]201911,197M.€
Annual GDP [+]201912,535M.$
GDP per capita [+]20191,715€
GDP per capita [+]20191,920$
Debt (M.€.) [+]20194,673
Debt (M.$.) [+]20195,231
Debt (%GDP) [+]201941.73%
Debt Per Capita [+]2019716€
Debt Per Capita [+]2019801$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2019-52
Deficit (M.$) [+]2019-59
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2019-0.47%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20193,139.0
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20193,514.2
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2017529.6
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2017598.2
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201617.92%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017612.8
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2017692.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201718.62%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201973.3
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201982.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20192.38%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201928.04%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2019481€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2019538$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201783€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201794$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201799€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017112$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201911€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201913$
Moody's Rating [+]02/14/2020B3
Fitch Rating [+]11/22/2019B-
Corruption Index [+]202022
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019109º
Fragile States Index [+]201875.3
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201824º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016116º
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2012Q44.4%
Unemployed [+]2012Q4140 m.
NMW [+]2013145.0 $
NMW [+]2013109.9 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017108º
Markets
US Dollar exchange rate [+]06/08/202135.1262
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]June 20203.6%
Business
Doing Business [+]2019132º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20191,296
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20190.25
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201576.64
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201315.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202030.0%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]20191,295,218
Exports [+]20204,544.7 M.€
Exports [+]20205,191.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201942.06%
Imports [+]20205,876.4 M.€
Imports [+]20206,712.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201955.73%
Trade balance [+]2020-1,331.6 M.€
Trade balance [+]2020-1,521.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2019-13.67%
Socio-Demography
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201557º
Density [+]201950
Global Peace Ranking [+]2020135º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20171,395.2
% Immigrant [+]20190.65%
% Emigrant [+]201910.46%
Birth Rate [+]201820.64‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017134.9
Crude death rate [+]20185.06‰
Fertility Rate [+]20182.40
Population [+]20196,528,000
Immigrant stock [+]201942,172
Emigrant stock [+]2019682,865
HDI [+]20190.660
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2020
Life expectancy [+]201874.28
Suicides [+]2015577
Suicide rate [+]20159.21
Number of homicides [+]2016453
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20167.19
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20190.92
Consumption GWh [+]20183,738
Generation GWh [+]20184,515
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]07/22/2021194
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]07/22/20219,108
Fully vaccinated [+]07/23/2021162,874
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]07/22/202129.72
Doses administered [+]07/23/2021415,640