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Comoros

Comoros Economic Outlook

In 2018, real growth remained stable at an estimated 2.8%, close to the 2.7% in 2017. From the supply side, growth was driven mainly by improved access to electricity, increased telecommunications activity, and diaspora remittances. From the demand side, growth was driven by public investment and exports, which benefited from rising vanilla prices. The fiscal balance turned to an estimated deficit of 3.1% of GDP in 2018 from a surplus of 0.4% in 2017.

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Key Facts

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Capital: Moroni
Area: 2,000 sq km
Total Population 2017: 0.8 Million ...
Urban Population 2017: 73.50%
Female Population 2017: 49.70%
GDP: US$ 632.0 Million
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 790
Inflation Rate: 2.00%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 32.40%
Human Development Index (rank / 188): 160
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.497
Membership Date: 03/05/1976
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016): UA 111.4 Million

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East Africa Regional Hub (RDGE)

African Development Bank Group
Khushee Tower
Longonot  Road, Upper Hill
Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: (254) 20 2712925/ (254) 20 2712926/ (254) 20 2712928
Fax: (254) 20 2712938

Mr. Gabriel Negatu, Director General