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Indicators of economy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2019 was at about 11.429 US Dollar per capita. In contrast, the GDP in the Democratic Republic of the Congo reached 581 US dollars per inhabitant, or 50.40 bn US Dollar in the whole country. The Democratic Republic of the Congo is therefore currently ranked 89 of the major economies. If this is calculated per inhabitant taking into account the purchasing power parity, then the Democratic Republic of the Congo is in the list of the world's richest countries in place 181.

Inflation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was in 2016 at around 2.89%. For the the EU, the average of the same was year at 1.63%.

Compared to Germany, the prices for convenience goods are approximately 54.85% lower.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 18 and is compared to other countries very bad.


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Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2020

Economic performance 2019

 Congo (Dem. Republic)
Total
Congo (Dem. Republic)
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP50.40 bn USD580.72 USD15,626.45 tn USD30,381.17 USD
Gross national product46.31 bn USD533.61 USD16,026.52 tn USD31,158.99 USD


Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1979 - 2019



Im- and Exports 2019

 Congo (Dem. Republic)
Total
Congo (Dem. Republic)
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports16.89 bn USD194.63 USD8,073.39 bn USD15,696.41 USD
Exports15.17 bn USD174.83 USD8,622.21 bn USD16,763.44 USD


Development of imports and exports in billion US dollars 2005 - 2019

Exports
Imports



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