Yemen

  • Key Indicators

    Summary Statistics
    Region: Western Asia      
    Surface Area (sq. km) 2014: 527968           
    Population 2016: 27478000 
    Population Density (per sq. km) 2016: 52.0            
    Capital city: Sana'a            
    Capital city population 2015: 2962000
    Currency: Yemeni Rial (YER)         
     
    Economic Indicators
    GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014: 37131  
    GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014: -0.2              
    GDP per capita (current US$) 2014: 1418.1             
    Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014: 14.7         
    Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014: 37.3              
    Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014: 48.0          
    Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014: ...           
    Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014: ...                
    Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014: ...           
    Unemployment (% of labor force) 2014: 16.4, Estimate.  
    Labor force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014: 25.6/72.8, Estimate.  
    CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014: 426, 2013.
    Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014: 138, 2013.  
    Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014: 138, 2013.  
    Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014: -842    
    Exports (million US$) 2015: 2416.9, 2014.
    Imports (million US$) 2015: 12041.6, 2014.  
    Balance (million US$) 2015: -9624.7, 2014.  
    Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015: China (35.6), Saudi Arabia (21.0), and Thailand (13.7), 2014.  
    Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015: China (11.3), Turkey (7.1), and Saudi Arabia (6.8), 2014.

    Source: World Statistics Pocketbook | United Nations Statistics Division

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