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Indicators of economy in Sao Tome and Principe

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 2020 was at about 10.922 US Dollar per capita. In contrast, the GDP in Sao Tome and Principe reached 2.158 US dollars per inhabitant, or 472.91 m US Dollar in the whole country. Sao Tome and Principe is currently at number 200 among the international economies and is therefore one of the less significant. If this is calculated per inhabitant taking into account the purchasing power parity, then Sao Tome and Principe is in the list of the world's richest countries in place 138.

Inflation in Sao Tome and Principe was in 2018 at around 7.86%. For the the EU, the average of the same was year at 0.50%.

The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 47 and is compared to other countries bad.


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Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2020

Economic performance 2020

 Sao Tome and Principe
Total
Sao Tome and Principe
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP472.91 m USD2,157.84 USD15,192.65 tn USD29,499.72 USD
Gross national product453.22 m USD2,067.98 USD16,012.29 tn USD31,091.23 USD


Development of gross domestic product in million US Dollar 2001 - 2020



Im- and Exports 2020

 Sao Tome and Principe
Total
Sao Tome and Principe
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports160.10 m USD730.51 USD7,314.16 bn USD14,201.97 USD
Exports49.34 m USD225.13 USD7,834.94 bn USD15,213.17 USD


Development of imports and exports in million US dollars 1979 - 2020

Exports
Imports



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