Source
Central bank

Central Bank of Djibouti

International Reserves

USD 0.4 billion (2015)

International Monetary Fund (IMF), data retrieved January 2017

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

USD 2.1 billion (2017, estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

Intl$ 3.7 billion (2017, estimate)

Real GDP growth
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
4.8% 5% 5.8% 1.6% 4.2% 7.3% 4.8%
2013 2014 2015* 2016* 2017*    
5% 6% 6.5% 6.5% 7%    

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

USD 2,055.8 (2017, estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

Intl$ 3,582.5 (2017, estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2017*
N/A N/A 0% 0% 0.003%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 2.9% 
  • industry: 20.8% 
  • services: 76.3%

(2016 estimate)

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

N/A

 

Inflation
2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*
2.4% 2.9% 2.1% 3.0% 3.5%

*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*
42.4% 43.2% 39.5% 36% 32.6%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*
-5.9% -12.2% -15.7% 2.1% 3.3%

*Estimate

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's: N/A

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 in Djibouti

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ -258 million (2014 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-16.315% of GDP (2014 estimate)

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

N/A

 

Shares in world total merchandising export

0% (2012)

(Data were released in March 2014)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0% (2012)

(Data were released in 2014)

Total exports

US$ 90.8 million (2012 estimate) 

Export commodities

reexports, hides and skins, coffee (in transit)

Total imports

US$ 593 million (2013 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

foods, beverages, transport equipment, chemicals, petroleum products

Exports - major partners

Somalia 80.1%, UAE 4.4%, Yemen 4.1% (2012)

Imports - major partners

China 24.4%, Saudi Arabia 16.4%, India 10.6%, Indonesia 7.3% (2012)

FDI inflows
2011 2012 2013
US$ 78 million US$ 110 million US$ 286 million
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2010 2011 2012 2013
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2012 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

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Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2013(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

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Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 189. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 160 out of 189 countries (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 127 out of 189 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 163 out of 189 countries

Registering Property: 133 out of 189 countries

Getting credit: 180 out of 189 countries

Protecting investors: 182 out of 189 countries

Trading across border: 60 out of 189 countries

Paying Taxes: 66 out of 189 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 157 out of 189 countries

Getting Electricity: 144 out of 189 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 147 out of 189 countries

(2013)

Global competitiveness ranking(ranking by country on a basis of 144, the first is the best)

N/A

 

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 118 Score: 55.9 (Mostly Unfree) (2014)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Time zone

UTC+3

Total area

23,200 sq km

Capital

Djibouti

Currency

Djiboutian francs (DJF)

Government type

republic

Languages

French (official), Arabic (official), Somali, Afar

Religions

Muslim 94%, Christian 6%

Total population
1990 2000 2010 2014* 2019**
N/A 0.638 million 0.841 million 0.939 million 1.078 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2013
50.3% 72% 77% 77%
Population median age

22.8 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate

2.23% (2014 est.)

Life expectancy

62.4 years  (2014 est.)

Adult literacy

67.9% (2003 estimate)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

N/A

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

N/A

Freedom House rating

Political Rights: 6
Civil Liberties: 5 (2014)

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

Total telephone subscribers as % of population

Fixed  2.4%   Mobile  28.0% (2013)
(fixed-telephone subscribers and mobile-cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

9.50% (2013)

Cost of living - Mercer index(ranking by city on a basis of 214; the 1st is the most expensive and the 214th is the least expensive)

Djibouti 101st (2014)

CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

0.6 (2010)

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