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Gambia

Gambia Economic Outlook

As confidence resumes following the sharp slowdown in 2016, economic recovery is gaining traction. Real GDP growth was an estimated 5.4% in 2018, up from 3.5% in 2017, driven largely by services— tourism and trade and financial services and insurance— which expanded by 10% in 2018, coupled with robust growth in transport, construction, and telecommunications.

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Key Facts

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Capital: Banjul
Area: 11,000 sq km
Total Population 2017: 2.1 Million
Urban Population 2017: 73.50%
Female Population 2017: 49.70%
GDP: US$ 915.0 Million
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 480
Inflation Rate: 8.00%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 40.70%
Human Development Index (rank / 188): 173
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.452
Membership Date: 02/07/1973
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016): UA 263.5 Million

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Senegal Country Office

Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement
Immeuble Coumba, 2eme étage
Route de Ngor, Zone 12
Les Almadies
BP 50544 - CP 18524 RP
Dakar, Sénégal

Tél : +221 338200888/338697544
Fax : +221 338200999

Mr Adam AMOUMOUN , Interim Country manager

West Africa Region

Mrs Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, Director General

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

TEL. : (+225) 20 26 40 47

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