Source
Central bank

National Bank of Cambodia

International Reserves

USD 6.9 billion (2015)

International Monetary Fund (IMF), data retrieved January 2017

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

USD 20.9 billion (2017, estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

Intl$ 64.4 billion (2017, estimate)

Real GDP growth
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
10.8% 10.2% 6.7% 0.1% 6% 7.1% 7.3%
2013 2014* 2015* 2016* 2017*    
7.4% 7.1% 7% 7% 6.9%    

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

USD 1,307.5 (2017, estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

Intl$ 4,019.6 (2017, estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2017*
N/A 0.02% 0.03% 0.04% 0.05%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 26.7% 
  • industry: 29.8% 
  • services: 43.5%

(2016 estimate)

Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

Inflation
2013 2014 2015* 2016* 2017*
3.0% 3.9% 1.2% 3.1% 2.7%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

 

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2013 2014 2015* 2016* 2017*
32.1% 32.3% 32.5% 33% 33.6%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2013 2014 2015* 2016* 2017*
-2.1% -1.3% -1.6% -2.6% -2.9%

*Estimate

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's: B2

Standard & Poor's / Moody's (Updated January 2017)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2013 2014 2015
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

USD -2.0 billion (2017 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-9.4% (2017 estimate)

Exports as percent of GDP (Exports of goods and services)

61.7% (2015)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.07% (2015)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.08% (2015)

Total exports

USD 8.8 billion (2016 estimate)

Export commodities

Clothing, timber, rubber, rice, fish, tobacco, footwear

Total imports

USD 12.3 billion (2016 estimate)

 
 
Source
Import commodities

Petroleum products, cigarettes, gold, construction materials, machinery, motor vehicles, pharmaceutical products

Exports - major partners

US 23.1%, UK 8.8%, Germany 8.2%, Japan 7.4%, Canada 6.7%, China 5.1%, Vietnam 5%, Thailand 4.9%, Netherlands 4.1% (2015)

Imports - major partners

Thailand 28.7%, China 22.2%, Vietnam 16.4%, Hong Kong 6.1%, Singapore 5.7% (2015)

FDI inflows
2013 2014 2015
USD 1,872 million USD 1,720 million USD 1,701 million
FDI outflows
2013 2014 2015
USD 46 million USD 43 million USD 47 million
Value of cross-border M&A, by country of purchaser
2012 2013 2014 2015
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cross-border M&A deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2014

N/A

Cross-border M&A deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2015

N/A

Best countries for doing business

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business. A high ease of doing business ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 131 out of 190 countries (2016)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 180 out of 190 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 178 out of 190 countries

Registering Property: 120 out of 190 countries

Getting credit: 7 out of 190 countries

Protecting investors: 114 out of 190 countries

Trading across border: 102 out of 190 countries

Paying Taxes: 124 out of 190 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 183 out of 190 countries

Getting Electricity: 136 out of 190 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 72 out of 190 countries

Global competitiveness ranking

89 out of 138 countries

(2016-2017)

Index of Economic Freedom

Ranking: 112 / Score: 57.9 (Mostly unfree) (2017)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed)

 
 
Source
Time zone

UTC+7

Total area

181,035 sq km

Capital

Phnom Penh

Currency

Riels (KHR)

Government type

Parliamentary constitutional monarchy

Languages

Khmer (official) 96.3%, other 3.7% (2008 est.)

Religions

Buddhist (official) 96.9%, Muslim 1.9%, Christian 0.4%, other 0.8% (2008 est.)

Total population
1990 2000 2010 2016* 2021*
7.932 million 12.223 million 14.365 million 15.776 million 16.995 million

*Estimate 

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2015
10% 10% 19% 21%
Population median age

24.9 years (2016 estimate)

Population growth rate

1.56% (2016 estimate)

Life expectancy

64.5 years (2016 estimate)

Literacy

Total population: 77.2%
Male: 84.5%
Female: 70.5% (2015 est.)

(age 15 and over can read and write)

% of population living on less than $3.10 a day

4.1% (2012)

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

30.8 (2012)

(0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

Political Rights: 6
Civil Liberties: 5 (2017)

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free rating)

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

Fixed 1.64%   Mobile 133.00% (2015)
(fixed-telephone subscribers and mobile-cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

19% (2015)

Mercer Cost of living index

Phnom Penh: 118th (2016)

CO2 emissions

0.4 (2013)

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