- Real GDP growth slowed to 8.0% in 2015/161 from 10.4% last year and is projected to remain stable at 8.1% in 2016/17 and 2017/18.
- Public protests disrupted the nation in 2016 in the Oromia and Amhara regions, with the protestors citing concerns about political and economic marginalisation. The authorities declared a six-month state of emergency in October 2016, enacting a variety of measures to restore peace.
- Ethiopia’s national development plans place emphasis on promoting export-led industrialisation with a focus on light manufacturing. However, the contribution of the industrial sector to GDP, employment and exports remains low.
|Area:||1,110,400 sq km|
|Total Population 2017:||104.3 Million|
|Urban Population 2017:||73.50%|
|Female Population 2017:||49.70%|
|GDP:||US$ 93.0 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2015:||US$ 590|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||30.90%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 188):||174|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.448|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016):||UA 2.9 Billion|
Ethiopia field office
African Development Bank Group
Get-House Building, 7th and 8th Floor
Kirkos Sub-City, Kebele 20/21, House N° 056
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
P.O. Box 25543 - 1000
Phone: (251) 115 546 336
Fax: (251) 115 546 335
Mrs. Josephine Ngure, Resident Representative