Equatorial Guinea's flag    Equatorial Guinea


Official language: Spanish, French
Currency: CFA Franc
Capital City: Malabo
Area: 28051km2
Subregional membership(s): Central Africa, Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa , Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), Oil producing economies, Least developed countires, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil LDCs, Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC), Franc Zone


1754993.0K
2024

Mid-year population
12.4B
2021

GDP at current prices, USD
73.4
2022

Under five mortality rate
51.2
2019

Primary enrolment ratio
Population and migration
United Nations Population Division, United Nations Population Fund
Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
Average annual population growth rate - Total (%)3.863.713.563.413.262.212.542.352.342.31
Population - Urban (%)70.6071.1071.60
Life expectancy at birth - Male (years)58.358.859.159.660.058.858.859.460.260.7
Total fertility rate (per woman)4.84.74.64.54.44.44.34.24.14.0
Population - Urban (number)830,013868,940908,254947,881987,8081,027,9901,068,3601,108,8831,149,6271,190,713
Median age (years)20.520.620.820.921.021.020.920.820.720.6
Population - Male (number)709,491738,048766,354794,308821,881844,153863,375883,926903,959924,278
Population - Urban (%)70.6271.1471.6572.1472.6373.1073.5674.0174.4574.87
Population - Total (number)1,346,9731,398,9271,450,6941,502,0921,553,0311,596,0491,634,4661,674,9081,714,6721,754,993
Life expectancy at birth - Total (years)60.160.560.861.261.660.760.661.262.062.5
Life expectancy at birth - Female (years)62.162.362.863.063.562.962.763.364.064.5
Population - Female (%)47.3347.2447.1747.1247.0847.1147.1847.2347.28
Average annual population growth rate - Urban (%)4.584.424.274.133.993.853.723.613.513.43
Population - Female (number)637,483660,879684,340707,784731,150751,896771,091790,983810,713830,716
Population - Male (%)55.2855.3955.4855.5455.5955.62
Health
World Bank, World Health Organization, United Nations Statistics Division, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
86.583.680.977.975.072.469.967.4
Percentage of mothers provided at least one antenatal care - Total (%)
99.996.693.490.287.284.481.979.3
Proportion of the population using improved sanitation facilities - Total (%)75.00
100.297.093.990.888.085.282.6
Prevalence of underweight children under-five years of age - Total (%)
Prevalence of underweight children under-five years of age - Total (%)23.60
Percentage of mothers provided at least one antenatal care - Total (%)
Proportion of 1 year-old children immunised against measles (%)
86.883.981.178.275.673.070.4
93.590.387.484.381.478.676.073.4
Percentage of mothers provided at least one antenatal care - Total (%)
Proportion of 1 year-old children immunised against measles (%)27.0030.0030.0030.00
93.790.687.684.781.979.376.8
Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Labour Organization (ILO), World Bank
Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Male (%)61.9653.7851.6151.95
Gross enrolment ratio in secondary - Male (%)
Literacy rates of 15-24 years old - Female (%)
Net enrolment rate in secondary education - Female (%)
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary education - Total (rate)23.2
Primary school enrollment - Male (number)47,54156,32757,64160,253
School life Expectancy in Tertiary - Female (years)
Net enrolment rate in primary education - Female (%)44.00
Net enrolment rate in primary education - Male (%)42.98
School life Expectancy in Secondary - Male (years)
School life Expectancy in Tertiary - Male (years)
Ratio of girls to boys in tertiary education (ratio)
School life Expectancy in Secondary - Female (years)
Survival Rate to the last grade in Primary - Male (%)
Adult literacy rate - Total (%)95.26
Gross enrolment ratio in teritiary - Male (%)
Primary completion rate - Female (%)40.80
School life Expectancy in Primary - Female (years)3.8
Mean years of schooling - Total (years)
Ratio of girls to boys in primary education (ratio)1.0
School life Expectancy in Primary - Total (years)3.9
School life Expectancy in Secondary - Total (years)
Adult literacy rate - Female (%)92.99
Gross enrolment ratio in secondary - Total (%)
Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary education - Total (rate)
Survival Rate to the last grade in Primary - Total (%)
Primary completion rate - Total (%)39.06
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Total (%)61.7853.3851.2351.20
Gross enrolment ratio in teritiary - Male (%)
Gross enrolment ratio in teritiary - Total (%)
School life Expectancy in Tertiary - Total (years)
Primary completion rate - Male (%)37.44
Gross enrolment ratio in teritiary - Female (%)
Literacy rates of 15-24 years old - Male (%)
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Female (%)61.5952.9650.8550.44
Gross enrolment ratio in secondary - Female (%)
Gross enrolment ratio in teritiary - Female (%)
Women to men parity index, as ratio of literacy rates, 15-24 years old (%)0.880.93
Literacy rates of 15-24 years old - Total (%)98.26
Ratio of girls to boys in secondary education (ratio)
Survival Rate to the last grade in Primary - Female (%)
Net enrolment rate in secondary education - Male (%)
Ratio of girls to boys in primary education (ratio)1.0
School life Expectancy in Primary - Male (years)3.9
Adult literacy rate - Male (%)97.37
Gross enrolment ratio in teritiary - Total (%)6.165.37
Net enrolment rate in primary education - Total (%)43.48
Net enrolment rate in secondary education - Total (%)
Primary school enrollment - Total (number)93,396110,684113,561118,004
Primary school enrollment - Female (number)45,85554,35755,92057,751
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary education - Total (rate)
National accounts
United Nations Statistics Division, Economic Commission for Africa, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values - current prices - National Currency (billions)7,7956,6747,268
Industry (%)53.09
Industry (%)59.0352.4156.8257.2853.1445.25
Services (%)39.0845.2540.8740.4744.4351.75
Services (%)44.31
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values - current prices - US dollars (billions)13.211.312.5
GDP, PPP - Current, International dollar (millions)28,09524,86128,45927,32226,14825,16825,289
Prices
Economic Commission for Africa, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
Inflation, average, percentage change over previous period1.681.410.751.351.244.77-0.10
inflation rate: end of period price indices percentage change over previous year1.612.01-0.232.614.25-0.592.84
Inflation rate (percentage change of CPI over same period of previous year)1.681.410.751.351.244.77-0.10
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (index)205.77209.07212.65
Consumer price index, All item, 2010=100118.62120.29121.19122.83124.35130.28130.15
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (%)1.601.601.711.351.214.801.50
Energy
African Union Commission, AfDB, AUC and ECA Joint African Statistical Yearbook, United Nations Statistics Division, U.S. Energy Information Administration
Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
Total electricity production (Giga watt hours)970982997
Coal - Production, Tonnes (thousands)0.00.0
Electricity - Consumption (Giga watt hours)
Electricity - total biofuels and waste production (Giga watt hours)000
Electricity - total fossil fules production (Giga watt hours)3342283031
Electricity - total biofuels and waste production (Giga watt hours)000
Electricity - total Solar wind tide wave production (Giga watt hours)00000
Total electricity production (Giga watt hours)
Electricity - Consumption (Giga watt hours)668728804
Electricity - total thermal production (Giga watt hours)648.2650650536.1
Electricity - total fossil fules production (Giga watt hours)
Electricity - total Solar wind tide wave production (Giga watt hours)00
Total electricity installed capacity - kilowatt hours (thousands)0.30.30.60.60.6
Electricity - Consumption (Giga watt hours)550572598
Total electricity production (Giga watt hours)500513466472479
Oil - Consumption (metric tons)84.0088.0092.00
Electricity - total hydro production (Giga watt hours)467471438443448
Total electricity installed capacity - kilowatt hours (thousands)331.0331.0
Coal - Production, Tonnes (thousands)0.0
Electricity - total hydro production (Giga watt hours)567571577
Electricity - total fossil fules production (Giga watt hours)403411419
Electricity - total hydro production (Giga watt hours)
Oil - Consumption (metric tons)92,00095,00099,000
Tourism
World Bank
Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
International tourism receipts (% of total exports)
International tourism receipts - current USD (millions)
International tourism expenditures - current USD (millions)
Transport

Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
Information society
International Telecommunication Union (ITU), United Nations Statistics Division, World Bank
Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
Fixed telephone lines (per 100 inhabitants) (%)0.970.900.890.83
0.0010.9550.0060.0060.0060.0060.00
22819716213
21.3223.7826.24
0.250.030.010.03
Mobile telephone subscribers (per 100 inhabitants) (%)39.6041.1539.0239.3639.7340.41
Mobile telephone subscribers (per 100 inhabitants) (%)45.6447.3744.8645.17
0.000.000.000.00
21.3223.7826.24
53.92
Mobile telephone subscribers (number)533,336575,650566,113591,223
0.18
0.280.240.130.110.060.060.06
0.020.0100.01
Fixed telephone lines (per 100 inhabitants) (%)0.840.790.770.720.710.69
3,7993,3821,8971,6201,0001,0001,000
70.0070.0070.0070.0070.0070.0070.00
3,394464119435
, 2018=100355,280175,410173,45048,400727,86045,470232,970
International trade

Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
Total trade - Import, current USD (millions)5,5674,6305,3155,7674,9724,6405,717
Banking, insurance, financial statistics
International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations Statistics Division
Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
Interest rate - Lending (%)
Exchange rate, period average (national currency per USD)591.21592.61580.66555.45585.91
Exchange rate, period average (national currency per USD)591.45
Deposit rate (%) (%)2.45
Government finance fiscal and public sector statistics
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank
Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
Fiscal deficit (% of GDP)-1,176.9-727.2-183.538.6121.4-153.0-34.06.0
Net ODA - current USD (millions)7.56.96.9
Total external debt - as % of GDP (%)31.6641.1436.2341.2142.9948.7639.9345.83
General government net lending/borrowing - as % of GDP (%)-15.10-10.92-2.590.531.81-1.751.70
International reserves - current USD (millions)1,20562.348.940.8
Net ODA - Per capita (current USD)6.375.675.46
Net ODA (% of GNI) (%)
Balance of payments
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Economic Commission for Africa
Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
Outward flows of Foreign Direct investment - Stock, current USD (millions)2.62.6
Current account balance - as % of GDP (%)-17.74-25.98-7.84-2.09-0.88-4.18-3.40
Trade balance - as % of GDP (%)
Inward flows of Foreign Direct investment - Flow, current USD (millions)233.354.0304.8396.1452.3529.9491.1
Current account balance - current USD (millions)-2,150.0-1,201.0-55.0
Outward flows of Foreign Direct investment - Flow, current USD (millions)
Trade balance - as % of GDP (%)
Inward flows of Foreign Direct investment - Stock, current USD (millions)13,35713,411
Environment
United Nations Statistics Division, World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Indicator2015201620172018201920202021202220232024
Carbon Dioxide Emission - metric tons (thousands)
Carbon Dioxide Emissions - per Capita (metric tons)5.164.65
Energy use (Kg oil equivalent) per $1,000 (PPP) GDP (per 1,000 population)
Carbon Dioxide Emission - metric tons (thousands)6.66.75.86.45.4
Forest Area as % of Land Area (%)55.90
Consumption of ozone-depleting CFCs in ODP (metric tons)
Forest Area as % of Land Area (%)88.7888.4888.1887.8887.5987.29
Energy use (Kg oil equivalent) per $1,000 (PPP) GDP (per 1,000 population)
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%)1.771.771.771.771.771.771.77
Land area covered by forest (%)
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%)1.771.77