flag Djibouti Djibouti: Introduction

Capital: Djibouti

Population

Total Population: 988,002
Natural Increase: 1.5%
Density: 43 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 78.1%
Ethnic Origins: In Djibouti, the population is predominantly Somali and Afar, but there are also minorities such as French, Arab, Ethiopian and Italian.
Official Language: French, Arabic
Other Languages Spoken: Somali, Afar
Business Language(s): Arabic and French. The population very often speaks three languages fluently.
Religion: Muslim 94%, Christian 6% (mainly orthodox Christians from Ethiopia).

Local Time:

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Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Djibouti Franc (DJF)

Country Overview

Area: 23,200 km²
Type of State: Democratic Republic.
Type of Economy: Lower-middle-income economy.
90% desert; an economy dependent on port activities.
HDI*: 0.470/1
HDI (World Rank): 168/188

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 Djibouti, dial 00
To call Djibouti, dial +253
Internet Suffix: .dj
Telephone Lines: 2.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 8.3 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 53.26% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 9747683,6034,1383,425
Exports of Goods (million USD) 1401423,5223,9962,921
Imports of Services (million USD) n/a1935565940
Exports of Services (million USD) n/a1947147910

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data

 

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