Source
Central bank

N/A

International Reserves

US$ 244.112 million (Source: IMF; Data updated: 2012)

Source
Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 1.354 billion (1999 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

2.368 billion of International dollars (1999 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
2% 2.6% 3.2% 3% 3.2% 4.8% 5.1% 5.8%
2009 2010 2011 2012*        
5% 3.5% 4.5% 4.8%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 1,563 (2010 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$2,735 International Dollars (2010 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2015**
N/A N/A 0% 0% 0%

**Forecast

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector

(Data released on February 2012)

  • agriculture: 3.2% 
  • industry: 16.6% 
  • services: 80.1% (2011 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

(Data released on March 2012)

Inflation
2009 2010 2011 2012*
1.7%(2008) 4% 5.1% 4.3%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2009 2010 2011 2012*
N/A N/A N/A(2009) N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

(Data released on December 2011)

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012*
60.2% 59.8% 56.1% 55.5% 52.8%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011* 2012**
1.3% -4.6% -0.5% -0.7% 0.5%

*Estimate    **Forecast

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's rating: N/A

Moody's outlook: N/A

(Foreign Currency Government Bond Ratings; Data last updated Dec 2011 and Nov 2012)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies in Djibouti

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ -163 million (2011 estimate)(After 2008)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-12.1% of GDP (1999 estimate)(2009)

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

N/A

(Data released on April 2012)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0%(2007)

(Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0% (2010)(2007)

(Data were released in 2012)

Total exports

US$101.7 million (2012 estimate) 

Export commodities

reexports, hides and skins, coffee (in transit)

Total imports

US$465.1 million (2012 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

foods, beverages, transport equipment, chemicals, petroleum products

Exports - major partners

Somalia 77.2%, Egypt 8.6% (2011)

Imports - major partners

Saudi Arabia 18.1%, China 16.6%, India 14%, Indonesia 6.1%, Malaysia 5.3%, US 4.3%, Pakistan 4.2% (2011)

FDI inflows
2009 2010 2011
US$100 million US$27 million(2009) US$78 million(2009)
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2008 2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A(2009) N/A(2009) N/A
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2010(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2011(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A(2008 estimate)

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project (Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 185. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.)

Overall ranking: 171 out of 185 countries(2009) (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 185 out of 185 countries(2009)

Enforcing Contracts: 161 out of 185 countries

Registering Property: 148 out of 185 countries

Getting credit: 180 out of 185 countries

Protecting investors: 181 out of 185 countries

Trading across border: 41 out of 185 countries

Paying Taxes: 67 out of 185 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 145 out of 185 countries

Getting Electricity: 142 out of 185 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 142 out of 185 countries

(2013)

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

N/A

(2012)

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 127 Score: 53.9 (Mostly Unfree) (2009)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Total area

23,200 km2 (2006)

Capital

Djibouti (2009)

Currency

Djiboutian francs (DJF) (2009)

Government type

republic (2009)

Languages

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

Religions

Muslim 94%, Christian 6%

Total population
1980 1990 2000 2012* 2017**
N/A N/A 0.67 million 0.87 million 0.98 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2011
50.3% 72.1% 83.3% 77.1%
Population median age

21 years (2010)

Population growth rate

1.9% (2011)

Life expectancy

58 years (2010)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

41.2% (2011)

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

39.96 (2002)

(Data were released in 2011, 0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

Political Rights:6
Civil Liberties:5 (2011)

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

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

23.36% (2011)

(sum of fixed telephone lines and mobile cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

7% (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

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: 39th (2011)

Source
CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

0.61 (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2009)

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