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 6,850,540 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a moderate population density, 53 people per km2.

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

Nicaragua is holding the 136 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 5,299 millions of euros (6,048 millions of dollars), ( 48.05% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €816 euros per inhabitant$931 dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Nicaragua was on February of 2023 and it was 11.1%.

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 0.667 points in 2021, leaving it in 126th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Nicaragua are business, you must know it's in the 142th 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 [+]2021€11,830M
Annual GDP [+]2021$14,001M
GDP per capita [+]2021€1,727
GDP per capita [+]2021$2,044
Debt (M.€.) [+]20205,299
Debt ($M) [+]20206,048
Debt (%GDP) [+]202048.05%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€816
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$931
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-243
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-278
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-2.21%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20203,212.6
Expenditure ($M) [+]20203,666.4
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019387.8
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2019434.2
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201722.43%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017613.0
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017692.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201718.62%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]202171.4
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]202184.5
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20211.91%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202029.13%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€495
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$564
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€59
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$66
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€99
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$112
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2021€10
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2021$12
Moody's Rating [+]03/30/2022B3
S&P Rating [+]10/25/2022B
Fitch Rating [+]11/22/2019B-
Corruption Index [+]202219
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 [+]03/24/202336.3438
CPI (overall index) [+]February 202311.1%
Doing Business [+]2020142º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20191,296
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20190.24
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201576.35
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 [+]202146.77%
Imports [+]2021€7,983.4M
Imports [+]2021$9,441.9M
Imports % GDP [+]202167.48%
Trade balance [+]2021€-2,450.1M
Trade balance [+]2021$-2,897.8M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-20.71%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201557º
Density [+]202153
Global Peace Ranking [+]2022124º
Remittance received ($M) [+]20171,395.2
% Immigrant [+]20190.64%
% Emigrant [+]201910.42%
Birth Rate [+]202020.90‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017134.9
Crude death rate [+]20205.70‰
Fertility Rate [+]20202.35
% risk of poverty [+]201624.9%
Population [+]20216,850,540
Immigrant stock [+]201942,172
Emigrant stock [+]2019682,865
HDI [+]20210.667
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2022
Life expectancy [+]202071.80
Suicides [+]2015577
Suicide rate [+]20159.18
Number of homicides [+]2019515
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20197.87
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20210.77
Consumption GWh [+]20214,930
Generation GWh [+]20214,624
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]03/21/2023245
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]03/21/202315,672
Fully vaccinated [+]03/10/20236,036,782
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]03/21/202335.76
Doses administered [+]03/10/202315,250,610