Socio-Economic Data of the Least Developed Countries for 2004

(Unless other wise indicated, all figures pertain to 2004)

COUNTRY

Population* (millions)

GDP* 1
(US$ billions)

GNI* 2
(per capita US$)

Exports of Goods and Services
(as % of GDP)

Imports of Goods and Services
(as % of GDP)

AFRICA (31)

         

Angola

14

20.1

1,030

71.3 (2003)

66.8 (2003)

Benin

6.9

4.1

530

13.7

25.9

Burkina Faso

12.4

4.8

360

8.6

22.9

Burundi

7.3

0.66

90

8.6

24.8

Cape Verde

0.48

0.95

1770

33.0

67.2

Central African Republic

3.9

1.3

310

24.4 (2003)

30.6 (2003)

Chad

8.8

4.3

260

53.3

37.1

Comoros

0.61

0.37

530

12.5 (2003)

24.5 (2003)

Dem. Republic of Congo

54.8

6.6

120

22.4 (2000)

21.0 (2000)

Equatorial Guinea

0.51

3.2

640 (2000)

Eritrea

4.5

0.92

180

12.8

85.7

Ethiopia

70.0

8.0

110

16.9

36.3

Gambia

1.4

0.42

290

36.7

38.6

Guinea

8.1

3.5

460

23.1

25

Guinea-Bissau

1.5

0.27

160

30.0

45.0

Lesotho

1.8

1.4

740

39.0

90.5

Liberia

3.4

0.45

110

Madagascar

17.3

4.4

300

28.4

43.3

Malawi

11.2

1.9

180

27.3

38.2

Mali

11.9

4.9

370

26.4 (2003)

30.8 (2003)

Mauritania

2.9

1.4

420

40.2

86.9

Mozambique

19.1

5.5

250

22.8 (2003)

39.4 (2003)

Niger

12.1

3.1

230

15.5

25.1

Rwanda

8.4

1.8

220

8.6

27.7

Sao Tome and Principe

0.16

0.62

370

38.5

105.2

Senegal

10.5

7.7

670

27.8

38.8

Sierra Leone

5.4

1.1

200

25.9

54.6

Tanzania

36.6

10.9

330

18.3 (2003)

27.4 (2003)

Togo

5.0

2.1

380

33.5

47.0

Uganda

25.9

6.8

270

13.7

27.5

Zambia

10.5

5.4

450

20.9

26.6

           

ARAB (4)

         

Djibouti

0.72

0.66

1,030

44.6 (2000)

62.8 (2000)

Somalia

9.9

0.79 (1984)

130

Sudan

34.4

19.6

530

16.3 (2003)

12.1 (2003)

Yemen

19.8

12.8

570

27.3

36.4

           

ASIA (8)

         

Afghanistan

28.6

6

250

54.4

Bangladesh

140.5

56.6

440

14

20.6

Bhutan

0.9

0.71

770

25.9 (2000)

54.8 (2000)

Cambodia

13.6

4.9

350

67.7

78.6

Kiribati

0.1

0.06

970

26.8 (2000)

67.4 (2000)

Lao PDR

5.8

2.5

380

25.5 (2003)

25.3 (2003)

Myanmar

49.9

41.4 (1994)

220

Nepal

25.2

6.8

260

17.2

30.6

           

PASIFIC (6)

         

Maldives

0.3

0.75

2,580

85.2 (2003)

66.1 (2003)

Samoa

0.18

0.38

1,890

32.6 (2000)

81.6 (2000)

Solomon Islands

0.47

0.24

560

39.6 (2000)

59.0 (2000)

Timor-Leste

0.93

0.34

550

Tuvalu

0.11

12.2 (2000 est.)

Vanuatu

0.21

0.32

1,340

           

L.A. and CARIBBEAN (1)

         

Haiti

8.8

3.5

390

12.7 (2000)

33.4 (2000)

1. Gross Domestic Product
2. Gross National Income

Least Developed Countries