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International Rankings of Gambia, The - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Gambia, The, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Gambia, The, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 59 0.2 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 182 5000 2020
Internet users - percent of population 88 33 2021
Internet users - total 151 858000 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 57 2 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 151 60000 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 60 100 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 51 27.000 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A 2024
Budget - expenditures 195 353.000 million 2018
Budget - revenues 201 252.000 million 2018
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 55 2.6 0
Current account balance 91 94.081 million 2021
Debt - external 177 586.800 million 2017
Exports 205 135.448 million 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 195 1.746 billion 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 148 20.8 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 106 12 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 12 90.7 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 76 40 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 93 19.2 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 69 2.7 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 42 20.4 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 146 14.2 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 80 65.4 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 72 35.9 2015
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 30 36.9 2003
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 31 2 0
Imports 196 726.000 million 2021
Industrial production growth rate 26 10.4 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 40 7.37 2021
Labor force 150 856100 2021
Population below poverty line 22 48.6 2015
Public debt 35 88 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 176 5.482 billion 2021
Real GDP growth rate 104 4.27 2021
Real GDP per capita 162 2100 2021
Remittances 5 26.84 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 161 652.671 million 2021
Taxes and other revenues 82 20.3 0
Unemployment rate 57 11.21 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 94 20.5114 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 113 11.4 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 89 15.5 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 128 0 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 185 606000 2019
Coal - consumption 122 0 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 2020
Coal - production 75 0 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 2019
Electricity - consumption 182 235.035 million 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 2019
Electricity - imports 117 0 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 176 137000 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 162 69.800 million 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 57 31.2 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 46 63.6 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 39 82.5 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2020
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 7 98.9 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 132 0 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 59 1 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 2020
Energy consumption per capita 176 3.547 million 2019
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 177 3900 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 126 42 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 182 3738 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 2017
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 164 0.53 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 148 1.96 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 26 39.1 2019
Land use - agricultural land 47 56.1 2018
Land use - arable land 12 41 2018
Land use - forest 59 43.9 2018
Land use - permanent crops 80 0.5 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 97 14.6 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 2018
Revenue from forest resources 28 2.47 2018
Total renewable water resources 142 8.000 billion 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 125 40.000 million 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 94 20.000 million 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 109 40.000 million 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 21 3.75 2025
Urbanization - urban population 85 64.5 2023
Geography
Area - land 168 10120 0
Area - total 167 11300 0
Area - water 56 1.180 million 0
Coastline 159 80 0
Elevation - highest point 156 633 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 0
Elevation - mean elevation 147 34 0
Irrigated land 141 50 2012
Land boundaries - total 127 749 0
Land use - agricultural land 47 56.1 2018
Land use - arable land 12 41 2018
Land use - forest 59 43.9 2018
Land use - permanent crops 80 0.5 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 97 14.6 2018
Military
Military expenditures 42 0.7 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 139 0.21 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 11 2.44 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 133 0.02 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 111 2.67 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 96 0 2019
Birth rate 34 28 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 43 0.2 2020
Child marriage - women married by age 15 27 5.6 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 35 23.1 0
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 38 11.6 1920
Contraceptive prevalence rate 117 18.9 1920
Current health expenditure 88 2.6 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 55 60.9 2023
Death rate 71 5.7 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 148 4.5 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 10 22.2 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 15 85 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 14 80.5 0
Drinking water source - improved 50 91.8 0
Drinking water source - rural 56 14.3 0
Drinking water source - total 44 10.5 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 15 8.2 0
Education expenditures 58 2.8 2020
Gross reproduction rate 26 1.8 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 51 32.937 0
Infant mortality rate - male 36 39.9 0
Infant mortality rate - total 37 36.4 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 201 69.8189 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 113 66.3 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 115 68 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 106 51.2 2021
Literacy - male 87 65.2 0
Literacy - total population 95 58.1 0
Maternal mortality ratio 17 458 2020
Median age - female 207 20.3204 0
Median age - male 149 19.5 0
Median age - total 140 19.9 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 70 20.7 1920
Net migration rate 58 0 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 104 10.3 2016
Physicians density 153 0.08 2020
Population 144 2.469 million 2023
Population growth rate 30 2.23 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 75 75.8 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 25 66.4 0
Sanitation facility access - total 35 40 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 20 24.2 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 14 1.02 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 26 0.97 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 34 0.79 0
Sex ratio - at birth 11 1.03 0
Sex ratio - total population 21 0.98 0
Total fertility rate 31 3.66 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 21 3.75 2025
Urbanization - urban population 85 64.5 2023
Transportation
Airports 124 1 2024
Heliports 66 N/A 2024
Merchant marine - total 130 15 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 139 N/A 2024
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 144 53735 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 96 6 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 26 2 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A 2024
Roadways - paved 107 518 2011
Roadways - total 102 2977 2011
Waterways 89 390 2010

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

NOTE: The information regarding Gambia, The on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Gambia, The 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Gambia, The 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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