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Togo Economic Outlook

  • The economy expanded 5.5% in 2015, but funding of infrastructure increased government debt to 62.5% of GDP in 2015, up from 46.0% in 2012.
  • The time needed to legally set up a business fell from 38 days in 2012 to 19 in 2013, and 10 in 2014 and 2015.
  • The country’s land tenure system has not adjusted to the growth of urban areas and trade and an average 288 days are needed for property transactions, making them the slowest in Africa.

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Key Facts

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Capital: Lome
Area: 56,785 sq km
Total Population 2015: 6.8 Million
Urban Population 2015: 38.98%
Female Population 2015: 50.69%
GDP: US$ 3.9 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 500
Inflation Rate: 1.80%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 36.40%
Human Development Index (rank / 187): 159
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.459
Membership Date: 10/09/1964
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2015): UA 352.1 Million

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Bureau National du Togo

Groupe de la Banque africaine de Développement
Immeuble de la BOAD - 6e étage   
68, Avenue de la Libération
01 B.P. 2722 Lomé, TOGO

Tél : (228) 22228002 / (228) 22228003 

M. Serge N'Guessan, Représentant Résident

Department West Africa Region

Mr. Franck Perrault, Director West Africa Region

African Development Bank Group
24ème  Etage, Immeuble  CCIA, Plateau
01 Boite Postale 1387 Abidjan 01
Côte d’Ivoire

Phone: (+225) 20 20 40 46