Sudan

Sudan : economy statistics and industry reports

  • Updated on : 27 August 2012  Source : The World Factbook

Imports

$8.088 billion (2011 est.)
$8.839 billion (2010 est.)

Exports

$8.798 billion (2011 est.)
$11.4 billion (2010 est.)

Inflation rate (consumer prices)

18% (2011 est.)
13% (2010 est.)

Unemployment rate

18.7% (2002 est.)

GDP - per capita (PPP)

$2,800 (2011 est.)
$2,300 (2010 est.)
$2,300 (2009 est.)
note: data are in 2011 US dollars

National product real growth rate

5.2% (2010 est.)
4.2% (2009 est.)
6.6% (2008 est.)

Internet users

4.2 million (2008)

Telephones - mobile cellular

17.654 million (2009)

Population growth rate

1.884% (2012 est.)

Population

34,206,710
note: includes the population of South Sudan (8,260,490); demographic data includes South Sudan (July 2012 est.)

Historical background

Military regimes favoring Islamic-oriented governments have dominated national politics since independence from the UK in 1956.

Sudan was embroiled in two prolonged civil wars during most of the remainder of the 20th century.

These conflicts were rooted in northern economic, political, and social domination of largely non-Muslim, non-Arab southern Sudanese.

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Sudan

Economic overview

Since 1997, Sudan has been working with the IMF to implement macroeconomic reforms including a managed float of the exchange rate and a large reserve of foreign exchange.

A new currency, the Sudanese Pound, was introduced in January 2007 at an initial exchange rate of $1.

00 equals 2 Sudanese Pounds.

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The Economist Intelligence Unit

Country Risk Service Sudan March 2015 Updater

Country Risk Service Sudan March 2015 Updater

  • $ 520
  • Country report
  • March 2015
  • by The Economist Intelligence Unit

NCAIS: 0 SIC: 0

  • Countries : Sudan

ISA

Sudan - ISA Country Report

Sudan - ISA Country Report

  • $ 99
  • Country report
  • April 2015
  • by ISA

This report contains detailed forecasts and analysis for Sudan, including trade and investment analysis, economic forecasts, political risk assessments and demographic trend analysis. Each ISA Country ...

  • Countries : Sudan

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