Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea Economic Outlook

  • Real GDP contracted by 8.2% in 2016 and is expected to shrink further by 5.9% in 2017. This recession is related to lower production in the oil and gas sectors.
  • Large hydrocarbon revenues made it possible in 2016 to continue major structural changes underway for over 20 years, both in infrastructure and human development.
  • One of the major challenges in stimulating entrepreneurship is the opening up of the market, in particular the improvement of the business climate and better regional integration.

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Key Facts

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Capital: Malabo
Area: 28,051 sq km
Total Population 2017: 0.9 Million
Urban Population 2017: 73.50%
Female Population 2017: 49.70%
GDP: US$ 15.4 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 7,790
Inflation Rate: 1.39%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 33.80%
Human Development Index (rank / 188): 135
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.592
Membership Date: 30/06/1975
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016): UA 131.5 Million

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Bureau National du Gabon

Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement
Résidence Saint Georges, Quartier Kalikak
B.P. 4075
Libreville, Gabon

Tél : (241) 01442952 /(241) 01442953
Fax : (241) 01442951

M. Ali Lamine Zeine, Représentant Résident

Mrs. Marlene KANGA, Director Central Africa Region

African Development Bank Group 
Rue Anoma 01 BP 1387 Abidjan 01 (Cote d'Ivoire)
Tel +225 20 26 22 51