Angola is one of Africa's major Oil producers.It is now striving to tackle the physical, social and political legacy of a 27-year civil war that ravaged the country after independence. Oil exports and foreign loans have spurred economic growth and have fueled a reconstruction boom.
Source: World Statistics Pocket Book - United Nations  
                                                                                                    Summary Statistics
Full NameThe Republic of Angola
RegionCentral Africa
Surface Area1.25m sq km (481,354 sq miles)
Population 20.2 million (UN, 2012)
Major Languages Portuguese (official), Umbundu, Kimbundu, Kikongo
Major ReligionChristianity
Currency Kwanza (AOA)
Main Exports  Oil, diamonds, minerals, coffee, fish, timber
International Dialing Code +244
                                                                                                    Economic Indicators
GDP (Million Current US $)2011104,332
GDP – Growth Rate at Constant 2005 prices (Annual %)20113.9
GDP per Capita (Current US $)20115,318.0
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (% of GDP)201115.3
BOP – Current Account (Million US $)2011...
CPI (2000 = 100)20113,901
Labor force participation, adult female pop. (%)201162.9
Labor force participation, adult male pop. (%)201177.1
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants)201114.8
Exports (Million US$)2011...
Imports (Million US$)2011...
Major trading partners (% of exports)2011...
Major trading partners (% of imports)2011...
                                                                                                    Social Indicators
Population growth rate (Average annual %) 2010-20152.7
Urban population growth rate (Average annual %) 2010-20154.0
Rural population growth rate (Average annual %) 2010-20150.8
Urban population (%) 201260.0
Life expectancy at birth (Females and Males, years) 2010-201553.2/50.2
Infant mortality rate (Per 1 000 live births) 2010-201596.2
Fertility rate, total (Live births per woman) 2010-20155.1
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-20123.5
Threatened species 2012123
Forested area (% of land area) 201047.0
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 200926,634/1.4