- The economy registered growth of 4.3% in 2014 and average growth of 4.9% is expected in the two following years.
- The economy remains highly open and undiversified in both products and markets making it more susceptible to external shocks.
- With higher rates of poverty, unemployment and inequality in rural relative to urban areas, spatial inclusion for the rural areas remains a critical challenge which requires urgent attention.
|Area:||30,000 sq km|
|Total Population 2013:||2.1 Million|
|Urban Population 2013:||29.02%|
|Female Population 2013:||50.66%|
|GDP:||US$ 1.7 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2013:||US$ 1,380|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||27.47%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 187):||158|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.461|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2013):||UA 351.0 Million|