Angola

Capital: 
Luanda
Location: 
Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlanic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo
Country Code: 
AO
Commodity
Area: 
Approx. 1.2 Million sq km
Coastline: 
Approx. 1,600 km
Climate: 
semiarid in south and along coast to Luanda;north has cool, dry season and hot, rainy season
Land Resources (terrain): 
narrow costal plain rises abruptly to vast interior plateau
Natural Resource: 
petroleum
Natural Resource: 
diamonds
Natural Resource: 
iron ore
Natural Resource: 
phosphates
Natural Resource: 
copper
Natural Resource: 
feldspar
Natural Resource: 
gold
Natural Resource: 
bauxite
Natural Resource: 
uranium
Total Renewable Water Resources: 
Approx. 200 sq km
Natural Hazards: 
heavy rainfall
Natural Hazards: 
flooding
Environmental Issues: 
overuse of pastures and soil erosion
Environmental Issues: 
desertification
Environmental Issues: 
deforestation of rain forest
Environmental Issues: 
loss of biodiversity
Environmental Issues: 
soil erosion
Environmental Issues: 
water pollution
Environmental Issues: 
inadequate supplies of potable water
Electricity (Production): 
Approx. 3.7 kWh
Electricity (Consumption): 
Approx. 3.2 kWh
Oil (Production): 
Approx. 2 Million bbl/day
Oil (Consumption): 
Approx. 680 Million bbl/day
Oil (Exports): 
Approx. 1.4 Million bbl/day
Oil (Imports): 
Approx. 28,000 bbl/day
Natural Gas (Production): 
Approx. 680 Million cu m
Natural Gas (Consumption): 
Approx. 680 Million cu m
Custom & Culture
Population: 
Approx. 13 Million
Nationality: 
Angolan
Ethnic Groups: 
Ovimbundu
Ethnic Groups: 
Kimbundu
Ethnic Groups: 
Bakongo
Ethnic Groups: 
Mestico
Ethnic Groups: 
European
Unofficial Language: 
Portuguese
Unofficial Language: 
Bantu
Unofficial Language: 
Other African Languages
Type Of Government: 
Republic
Knowledge
Literacy: 
Approx. 67 % of 15 + can read and write
Agricultural Products: 
bananas
Agricultural Products: 
plantains
Agricultural Products: 
livestock
Agricultural Products: 
forest products
Agricultural Products: 
fish
Agricultural Products: 
sugarcane
Agricultural Products: 
coffee
Agricultural Products: 
sisal
Agricultural Products: 
corn
Agricultural Products: 
cotton
Agricultural Products: 
manioc
Agricultural Products: 
tobacco
Agricultural Products: 
vegetables
Industrial Products: 
petroleum
Industrial Products: 
brewing
Industrial Products: 
tobacco
Industrial Products: 
sugarcane
Industrial Products: 
textiles
Industrial Products: 
ship repair
Industrial Products: 
fish processing
Industrial Products: 
food processing
Industrial Products: 
diamonds
Industrial Products: 
iron ore
Industrial Products: 
phosphates
Industrial Products: 
feldspar
Industrial Products: 
bauxite
Industrial Products: 
uranium
Industrial Products: 
gold
Industrial Products: 
cement
Industrial Products: 
metal products
Money
National Budget (Revenue): 
Approx. $31 Billion
National Budget (Expenditures): 
Approx. $28 Billion
National Debt: 
Approx. $13 Billion
Stock of Money: 
Approx. $8Billion
GDP: 
Approx. $144 Billion
Inflation Rate: 
Approx. 20%
Commercial Bank Prime Lending Rate: 
Approx. 13%
Export Value: 
Approx. $ 40 Billion
Export Product: 
crude oil
Export Product: 
diamonds
Export Product: 
refined petroleum products
Export Product: 
coffee
Export Product: 
sisal
Export Product: 
fish
Export Product: 
fish products
Export Product: 
timber
Export Product: 
cotton
Export Partner: 
China
Export Partner: 
United States
Export Partner: 
France
Export Partner: 
South Africa
Export Partner: 
Canada
Import Value: 
Approx. $13 Billion
Import Product: 
machinery equipment
Import Product: 
food textiles
Import Product: 
military goods
Import Product: 
electrical equipment
Import Product: 
vehicles
Import Product: 
spare parts
Import Product: 
medicines
Import Partner: 
Portugal
Import Partner: 
China
Import Partner: 
United States
Import Partner: 
Brazil
Import Partner: 
South Korea
Import Partner: 
South Africa
Technology
Communication: 
Telephone
Communication: 
Radio
Communication: 
Television
Communication: 
Internet
Airports: 
192
Railways: 
Approx. 2,000km
Roadways: 
Approx. 51,000km
Waterways: 
Approx 1,300km
Pipelines: 
gas: 2 km
Pipelines: 
oil: 87 km
Well-being
Infant Mortality: 
Approx. 180 deaths per 1000 births
Life Expectancy: 
Approx. 38 Years
Infectious Disease Risk: 
Degree of Risk: High
Food/Waterborne Diseases: 
bacterial diarrhea
Food/Waterborne Diseases: 
typhoid fever
Food/Waterborne Diseases: 
protozoal diarrhea
Food/Waterborne Diseases: 
hepatitis A
Vectorborne Diseases: 
Malaria
Vectorborne Diseases: 
African trypanosomiasis
Size Of Labor Pool: 
Approx. 7.8 Million
Occupation: 
Agriculture: 85%
Occupation: 
Industry: 15%
Unemployment: 
N/A
Population Below Poverty Line: 
Approx. 41%