- Economic growth is estimated to have fallen sharply to 1.1% in 2013 from 7% the previous year and is projected to progress slightly to 1.9% in 2014, reflecting shrinkage of economic activities in many sectors, except in mining.
- Improvements are under way in the education and health sectors thanks to increased investments in those sectors, but significant challenges remain, especially with respect to creating an enabling business environment.
- Eritrea is currently not well-integrated into global value chains, but there is potential for an increased internationalisation of production and trade for mineral and agrofood exports.
|P-ER-IAE-001|| Support to Technical and Vocational Education and Training - Stvet Project ||OngoingOnGo|
|P-ER-IAD-001|| Support to Higher Education Development ||OngoingOnGo|
|Area:||118,000 sq km|
|Total Population 2013:||6.3 Million|
|Urban Population 2013:||22.24%|
|Female Population 2013:||50.10%|
|GDP:||US$ 3.4 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2013:||US$ 450|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||36.70%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 187):||181|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.351|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2013):||UA 105.7 Million|