Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe

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Sao Tome and Principe, is a country located at Middle Africa, it has an area of 960 Km2 so it is one of the smallest countries in the world.

Sao Tome and Principe, with a population of 223,107 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and has a population density of 232 people per km2.

It's capital is São Tomé and its currency is Dobra

Sao Tome and Principe is holding the 188 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 361 millions of euros (413 millions of dollars), ( 86.66% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €1,653 euros per inhabitant$1,887 dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Sao Tome and Principe, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.618 points in 2021, leaving it in 138th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Sao Tome and Principe are business, you must know it's in the 170th 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 Sao Tome and Principe, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Sao Tome and Principe Economy
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]2022€515M
Annual GDP [+]2022$543M
GDP per capita [+]2022€2,310
GDP per capita [+]2022$2,432
Debt (M.€.) [+]2020361
Debt ($M) [+]2020413
Debt (%GDP) [+]202086.66%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€1,653
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$1,887
Deficit (M.€) [+]202012
Deficit ($M) [+]202014
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20202.94%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]202096.7
Expenditure ($M) [+]2020110.3
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]202020.9
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]202023.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202116.58%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20178.2
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]20179.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201710.76%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202023.18%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€442
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$505
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€96
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$109
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€48
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$55
Corruption Index [+]202245
Fragile States Index [+]201872.1
Business
Doing Business [+]2020170º
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]201833,400
Exports [+]2021€16.1M
Exports [+]2021$19.0M
Exports % GDP [+]20213.61%
Imports [+]2021€123.5M
Imports [+]2021$146.0M
Imports % GDP [+]202127.72%
Trade balance [+]2021€-107.4M
Trade balance [+]2021$-127.0M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-24.12%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2021232
Remittance received ($M) [+]201718.9
% Immigrant [+]20200.98%
% Emigrant [+]202018.12%
Birth Rate [+]202128.26‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]20157.6
Crude death rate [+]20216.39‰
Fertility Rate [+]20213.82
% risk of poverty [+]201755.5%
Population [+]2021223,107
Immigrant stock [+]20202,139
Emigrant stock [+]202039,608
HDI [+]20210.618
Life expectancy [+]202167.59
Suicides [+]20154
Suicide rate [+]20151.87
Number of homicides [+]20116
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20113.23
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20210.69
Consumption GWh [+]202189
Generation GWh [+]2021101
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]02/04/202480
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]02/04/20246,734
Fully vaccinated [+]07/30/2023111,986
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]02/04/2024358.57
Doses administered [+]07/30/2023263,863