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International Rankings of Sao Tome and Principe - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Sao Tome and Principe, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Sao Tome and Principe, 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 53 1 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 189 2512 2020
Internet users - percent of population 68 51 % 2021
Internet users - total 183 112200 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 58 1 2022
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 206 2501 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 72 87 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 182 197318 2022
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 213 102.000 million US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 213 95.000 million US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 53 2.4 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 92 95.248 million US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 186 292.900 million US Dollars 2017
Exports 211 75.256 million US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 230 0 US Dollars 2018
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 179 7.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 65 17.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 31 81.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 77 40.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 17 33.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 56 0 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 71 11.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 144 14.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 48 73.4 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 42 40.7 % 2017
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 112 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 46 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 213 201.145 million US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 134 1.44 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 37 7.86 % 2018
Labor force 187 71400 US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 6 66.7 % 2017
Public debt 34 88.4 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 207 904.057 million US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 150 1.88 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 147 4100 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 100 2.01 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 189 75.288 million US Dollars 2020
Taxes and other revenues 40 26.2 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 29 15.91 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 59 34.371 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 73 18 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 58 22.9 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 128 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 201 173000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 122 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 197 78.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 117 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 198 28000 kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 187 11.900 million kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 38 73.7 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 34 78.4 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 42 80 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2020
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 37 89.5 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 97 10.5 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 69 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 147 11.636 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 187 1200 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 128 0 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 202 1027 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2017
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 180 0.12 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 181 0.04 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 38 33.75 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 59 50.7 2018
Land use - arable land 99 9.1 2018
Land use - forest 105 28.1 2018
Land use - permanent crops 2 40.6 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 154 1 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 36 1.9 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 156 2.180 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 127 30.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 103 600000 cubic meters 2017
Total water withdrawal - municipal 112 10.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 44 2.96 2025
Urbanization - urban population 56 76.4 2023
Geography
Area - land 185 964 sq km 0
Area - total 186 964 sq km 0
Area - water 200 0184 sq km 0
Coastline 134 209 km 0
Elevation - highest point 104 2024 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 152 N/A meters 2024
Irrigated land 136 100 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 164 N/A km 2024
Land use - agricultural land 59 50.7 2018
Land use - arable land 99 9.1 2018
Land use - forest 105 28.1 2018
Land use - permanent crops 2 40.6 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 154 1 2018
Military
Military expenditures 50 N/A % of GDP 2024
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 125 0.42 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 63 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 116 0.23 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 84 4.23 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 12 3.58 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 38 27.4 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 27 3.1 2019
Child marriage - women married by age 15 28 5.4 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 27 28 0
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 57 5.4 % 2019
Contraceptive prevalence rate 73 49.7 % 2019
Current health expenditure 67 4.9 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 112 51.9 % 2023
Death rate 67 6.1 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 130 6.7 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 41 14.9 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 29 77.9 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 29 71.2 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 79 6 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 89 1.5 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 64 0 % of population 0
Education expenditures 36 5 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 32 1.69 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 44 39.927 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 28 46.9 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 27 43.5 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 204 69.1195 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 116 65.7 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 119 67.4 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 55 91.1 % 2021
Literacy - male 27 96.5 % 0
Literacy - total population 41 94.8 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 55 146 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 204 20.8198 years 0
Median age - male 145 20 years 0
Median age - total 136 20.4 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 79 19.4 0809
Net migration rate 106 6.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 99 12.4 % 2016
Physicians density 131 0.49 physicians/1,000 population 2019
Population 183 220372 2023
Population growth rate 60 1.45 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 88 57.1 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 34 57.2 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 23 46.6 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 7 42.9 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 13 1.03 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 24 0.99 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 38 0.75 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 11 1.03 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 19 1 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 40 3.44 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 44 2.96 2025
Urbanization - urban population 56 76.4 2023
Transportation
Airports 123 2 2024
Heliports 66 N/A 2024
Merchant marine - total 124 25 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 158 N/A 2024
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 101 1 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 27 1 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 116 230 km 2018
Roadways - total 113 1300 km 2018
Waterways 110 N/A km 2024

*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.

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