Key figures

Available statistics:
Capital
Yamoussoukro
Official language
French
Population (2018 est.)
25,069,229
Population growth (2018 est.), %
2.55
Median age (2018 est.), years
18.5
Urbanization rate (2010 - 2015), % p.a.
3.4
Urban population (2018), % of total
50.7
Rural population (2018), % of total
49.2
Population density (2018), per km2
78.8
HDI (2015)
170 of 188
National Currency
West African CFA franc (CFA/XOF)
Exchange rate (July 2019), EUR
600
GDP (2018), USD million current
43,000.70
GDP growth (2018), %
7.4
GDP annual growth rate forecast (2020), %
7.0
GNI per capita (2018), PPP current int’l USD
4,030
Inflation (Feb. 2019), % y-o-y
1.2
Inflation Rate Forecast (2020), %
1.8
Foreign Direct Investment, net inflows (2017), BOP current USD millions
972.6
Net official development assistance (2017), current USD millions
857.45
Budget deficit (2018), % of GDP
3.8
Ease of Doing Business (2018), rank of 190
122
TI Corruption Index (2018), rank of 180
105
Installed Generation Capacity (2017), MW
1,914
Installed Fossil Fuel Capacity (2016), % of total installed capacity
68
Hydro Capacity (2017), % of total installed capacity
40
Other RE Capacity (2017), % of total installed capacity
<1
Renewable electricity output as % of total electricity output excl. hydro (2016)
0
Avg. distribution and transmission losses as % of output (2017)
22
Net electricity exports (2015), GWh
849
Electrification rate, total (2017) %
65.6
Electrification rate, urban (2017) %
94.3
Electrification rate, rural (2017) %
36.6
Peak demand (2015), MW
1,193
Per capita electricity consumption (2016), kWh
290