Equatorial Guinea Facts

Facts on Equatorial Guinea

Geography

Total Area: 28,051 sq km
Total Land Borders: 528 km
Border Countries: Cameroon – 183 km, Gabon 345 km
Coastline: 296 km
Mean Elevation: 577 km
Elevation Extremes – Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point: Pico Basile 3008 m

 

Weather and Climate

Climate: Tropical and humid, year-round
Rainfall:  Annual Rainfall varies from 193 cm at Malabo to 1,092 cm at Ureka, Bioko but Rio Muni is drier.
The wettest month is July.
Temperature: The mean annual temperature is 24.9% degrees Celsius (76.9 degrees Fahrenheit)

Transportation

Air Trasport:
number of registered air carriers: 6
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 400,759
airports: 7
Highways and roads:
EG has a well-developed and maintained web of highways and roads extending thoughout the country
Ports and terminals:
major seaport(s): Bata, Luba, Malabo
LNG terminal(s) (export): Bioko Island

 

Economy

GDP (purchasing power parity): 34.79 billion (2015)
GDP per capita (ppp): $43,500
GDP consumption, by end use:
Household consumption: 21%
Government consumption: 5.6%
Investment in fixed capital: 55.1 %
Investment in inventories: 0.1%
Exports of goods and services: 67.1%
GDP consumption, by sector of origin:
agriculture: 8%
industry 77.1%
services:14.8%
Agriculture Products:
coffee, cocoa, rice, yams, cassava, bananas, livestock, timber
Labor Force:
200,000
Natural Resources:
petroleum, natural gas, timber, gold, bauxite, diamonds, tantalum, sand and gravel, clay
Export Partners:
China 16.6%, South Korea 15.1%, Spain 9%, Brazil 8.2%, Netherlands 6.8%, South Africa 6.6%, India 5.8%, UK 5.7%, France 5.7%
Import Partners:
Netherlands 16.9%, Spain 16.3%. China 14.8%, US 8.9%, Cote Dlvoire 6%, France 4.8% (2015)

Connectivity

Internet:
Internet is widely available and accessible Cellphone Penetration:
total: 533,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 72 (July 2015 est.)

 

Social Structure

Population: 1 Million
Population Growth Rate: 2.48% per year
Life Expentancy at birth:
Total Population: 64.2
Male: 63.1 years
Female: 65.5 years
Literacy: (Age 15>; read and write)
Total Population: 95.3%
Male:97.4%
Female:93%
Health Expenditure:
3.8% of GDP
Ethnic Groups:
Fang 85.7%, Bubi 6.5%, Mdowe 3.6%, Annobon 1.6%, Bujeba 1.1%, Other 1.4%
Age Structure:
0-14 years:40.15%
15-24 years: 19.63%
25-54 years: 31.94%
55-64 years: 4.3%
65 years and over: 3.98%
Religions:
Christian, predominately Roman Catholic; Pagan practices exits
Languages:
Spanish (official) 67.6%
French, Fang, Bubi: 32.4%