Liberia - Daten & Fakten

Daten & Fakten
Flagge: Liberia Liberia
Hauptstadt
name: Monrovia geographic coordinates: 6 18 N, 10 48 W time difference: UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Staatsbürgerschaft
citizenship by birth: no citizenship by descent only: at least one parent must be a citizen of Liberia dual citizenship recognized: no residency requirement for naturalization: 2 years
Government type
presidential republic
Legal system
mixed legal system of common law (based on Anglo-American law) and customary law
Suffrage
18 years of age; universal
Country Comparison :: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
2.3
est.
Country Comparison :: GDP - per capita (PPP)
$1,300
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Labor force
1,677,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Unemployment rate
2.80
2014 est.
Labor force
1,677,000
Population below poverty line
54.1%(2014 est.)
Unemployment rate   (%)
2.8%(2014 est.)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24   (%)
total:2.3%male:2.4%female:2.2%(2016 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years:43.72%(male 1,062,766 /female 1,040,211)15-24 years:19.9%(male 478,041 /female 478,999)25-54 years:30.1%(male 711,963 /female 735,878)55-64 years:3.43%(male 84,474 /female 80,410)65 years and over:2.85%(male 67,229 /female 69,797)(2018 est.)
Birth rate   (births/1,000 population)
37.9 births/1,000 population(2018 est.)
Death rate   (deaths/1,000 population)
7.40
Languages
English 20% (official), some 20 ethnic group languages few of which can be written or used in correspondence
Life expectancy at birth   (years)
63.80
Major urban areas - population
1.418 million MONROVIA (capital) (2018)
Median age   (years)
total:17.8 yearsmale:17.6 yearsfemale:18.1 years(2018 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth
19.2 years (2013 est.)
Net migration rate
-4.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Population distribution
more than half of the population lives in urban areas, with approximately one-third living within an 80-km radius of Monrovia
Population growth rate   (%)
2.59%(2018 est.)
Total fertility rate   (children born/woman)
5 children born/woman(2018 est.)
Urbanization
rate of urbanization: 3.41% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Education expenditures   (% of GDP)
3.80
Country Comparison :: Stock of direct foreign investment - at home
$17,010,000,000
31 December 2015 est.
Country Comparison :: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad
$201,000,000
31 December 2013 est.
Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad
$201 million(31 December 2013 est.)$201 million(31 December 2012 est.)
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home
$17,010,000,000
Country Comparison :: Central bank discount rate
3.20
2016
Central bank discount rate   (%)
3.20
Country Comparison :: Exports
$260,600,000
2017 est.
Exports
$260,600,000
Exports - partners
Germany 36.2%, Switzerland 14.2%, UAE 8.8%, US 6.8%, Indonesia 4.7% (2017)
Area   (sq km)
total:111,369 sq kmland:96,320 sq kmwater:15,049 sq km
Land use
agricultural land:28.1%(2011 est.)arable land:5.2%(2011 est.) / permanent crops:2.1%(2011 est.) / permanent pasture:20.8%(2011 est.)forest:44.6%(2011 est.)other:27.3%(2011 est.)
Location
Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cote d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone
Country Comparison :: Imports
$1,166,000,000
2017 est.
Imports
$1,166,000,000
Imports - partners
Singapore 29.8%, China 24.4%, South Korea 17.5%, Japan 9.4% (2017)
Country Comparison :: Inflation rate (consumer prices)
12.40
2017 est.
Inflation rate (consumer prices)   (%)
12.40
Country Comparison :: Electricity - production
300,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - consumption
279,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - exports
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - imports
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - production
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - exports
2015 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - imports
2015 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - production
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - exports
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - imports
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - fixed lines
8,000
July 2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - mobile cellular
3,117,002
July 2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Internet users
314,717
July 2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Broadband - fixed subscriptions
8,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Airports
29
2013
Country Comparison :: Railways
429
2008
Airports
29
Broadband - fixed subscriptions
total:8,000(2017 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:less than 1(2017 est.)
Crude oil - exports   (bbl/day)
0
Crude oil - imports   (bbl/day)
0 bbl/day(2015 est.)
Crude oil - production   (bbl/day)
0 bbl/day(2017 est.)
Electricity - consumption   (kWh)
279,000,000
Electricity - exports   (kWh)
0
Electricity - imports   (kWh)
0
Electricity - production   (kWh)
300,000,000
Internet users
total: 314,717 (July 2016 est.)
Natural gas - exports   (cu m)
0
Natural gas - imports   (cu m)
0 cu m(2017 est.)
Natural gas - production   (cu m)
0 cu m(2017 est.)
Railways   (km)
total:429 km(2008)standard gauge:345 km1.435-m gauge(2008)narrow gauge:84 km1.067-m gauge(2008) note: most sections of the railways inoperable due to damage sustained during the civil wars from 1980 to 2003, but many are being rebuilt
Roadways   (km)
10,600
Telephones - fixed lines
total subscriptions:8,000(July 2016 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:less than 1(July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellular
3,117,002
Disputes - international
as the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) continues to drawdown prior to the 1 March 2018 closure date, the peacekeeping force is being reduced to 434 soldiers and two police units; some Liberian refugees still remain in Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Sierra Leone, and Ghana; Liberia shelters 8,804 Ivoirian refugees, as of 2019
Country Comparison :: Public debt
34.40
2017 est.
Public debt   (% of GDP)
34.40
Country Comparison :: GDP - real growth rate
2.50
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Gross national saving
-21.90
2016 est.
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)   (% (of GDP))
-4.3% (of GDP)(2017 est.)
GDP (purchasing power parity)
$6,112,000,000
Industrial production growth rate   (%)
9.00

Länderstatistik

Branche
Land
Unterschied in %
gesamt
Liberia
253 123 000 EUR
219 025 000 EUR
-13.47 %
Bekleidung
Liberia
188 000 EUR
140 000 EUR
-25.53 %
Chemische Erzeugnisse
Liberia
1 577 000 EUR
1 572 000 EUR
-0.32 %
Datenverarbeitungsgeräte, elektr. u. opt. Erzeugn.
Liberia
1 145 000 EUR
300 000 EUR
-73.80 %
Elektrische Ausrüstungen
Liberia
368 000 EUR
762 000 EUR
107.07 %
Energieversorgung
Liberia
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erdöl und Erdgas
Liberia
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erze
Liberia
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erzeugnisse der Landwirtschaft und Jagd
Liberia
1 000 EUR
0 EUR
-100.00 %
Fische und Fischereierzeugnisse
Liberia
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Forstwirtschaftliche Erzeugnisse
Liberia
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Getränke
Liberia
1 600 000 EUR
754 000 EUR
-52.88 %
Glas und -waren, Keramik, Steine und Erden
Liberia
500 000 EUR
29 000 EUR
-94.20 %
Gummi- und Kunststoffwaren
Liberia
400 000 EUR
791 000 EUR
97.75 %
Holz und Holz- Kork- Korb- Flechtwaren ohne Möbel
Liberia
68 000 EUR
64 000 EUR
-5.88 %
Kohle
Liberia
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kokereierzeugnisse und Mineralölerzeugnisse
Liberia
24 000 EUR
54 000 EUR
125.00 %
Kraftwagen und Kraftwagenteile
Liberia
634 000 EUR
424 000 EUR
-33.12 %
Leder und Lederwaren
Liberia
15 000 EUR
11 000 EUR
-26.67 %
Maschinen
Liberia
1 887 000 EUR
2 304 000 EUR
22.10 %
Metalle
Liberia
19 000 EUR
27 000 EUR
42.11 %
Metallerzeugnisse
Liberia
344 000 EUR
265 000 EUR
-22.97 %
Möbel
Liberia
12 000 EUR
26 000 EUR
116.67 %
Nahrungsmittel und Futtermittel
Liberia
2 006 000 EUR
2 088 000 EUR
4.09 %
Papier, Pappe und Waren daraus
Liberia
199 000 EUR
204 000 EUR
2.51 %
Pharmazeutische und ähnliche Erzeugnisse
Liberia
39 000 EUR
83 000 EUR
112.82 %
Sonstige Fahrzeuge
Liberia
240 969 000 EUR
205 345 000 EUR
-14.78 %
Sonstige Waren
Liberia
1 083 000 EUR
3 724 000 EUR
243.86 %
Steine und Erden, sonstige Bergbauerzeugnisse
Liberia
0 EUR
2 000 EUR
0.00 %
Tabakerzeugnisse
Liberia
37 000 EUR
39 000 EUR
5.41 %
Textilien
Liberia
8 000 EUR
17 000 EUR
112.50 %