Introduction

flag Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea: Introduction

Capital: Malabo

Population

Total Population: 1,674,908
Natural Increase: 2.4%
Density: 58 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 74.0%
Ethnic Origins: The population is composed of different ethnic groups such as the Fang, Bubi, Ndowe, Annobon and Bujeba.
Official Language: Spanish, French
Other Languages Spoken: Fang, Bubi
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Christian (predominantly Roman Catholic).
Literacy Rate: 87.0%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Malabo

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: CFA Franc BEAC (XAF)

Country Overview

Area: 28,050 km²
Type of State: Republic. Authoritarian regime.
Type of Economy: Upper-middle-income economy.
Sizeable revenue from petroleum exploitation but only a small minority benefits from it.
HDI*: 0.587/1
HDI (World Rank): 138/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.

Telecommunication

Telephone Code:
To call from Equatorial Guinea, dial 00
To call Equatorial Guinea, dial +240
Internet Suffix: .gq
Telephone Lines: 2.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 13.9 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 66% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 20182019202020212022
Imports of Goods (million USD) 3,0872,1001,2892,3902,800
Exports of Goods (million USD) 6,5005,4003,2005,7007,500
Imports of Services (million USD) 1,6061,6511,05300
Exports of Services (million USD) 30520819700

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest data available.

 

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