flag Cambodia Cambodia: Introduction

Capital: Phnom Penh


Total Population: 16,718,971
Natural Increase: 1.4%
Density: 95 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 24.2%
Ethnic Origins: The population of the country is largely Khmer. Minorities in Camodia include Vietnamese, Chinese and other ethnic groups.
Official Language: Khmer
Other Languages Spoken: French, English
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Theravada Buddhist 95%, Others 5%.
Literacy Rate: 73.6%

Local Time:

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Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Cambodian Riel (KHR)

Country Overview

Area: 181,040 km²
Type of State: Constitutional Democratic Monarchy.
Type of Economy: Low-income economy.
The population is predominantly rural; the economy is dominated by agriculture and textiles.
HDI*: 0.555/1
HDI (World Rank): 143/188

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.


Telephone Code:
To call from Cambodia, dial 00
To call Cambodia, dial +855
Internet Suffix: .kh
Telephone Lines: 4.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 4.9 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 31.1% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 12,60015,49517,48920,27919,131
Exports of Goods (million USD) 10,04012,08912,70014,82517,215
Imports of Services (million USD) 1,9722,7143,0343,2382,045
Exports of Services (million USD) 4,0354,3915,2495,8541,815

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data


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