Gambia is a lower income country comes under the Sub-Saharan African region as to the classification made by the World Bank on the basis of income and region for the year 2006.
The country has a total surface area of 11,300.0 square kilometers as in 2004, with a forest area of 4,610.0 in 2000.
DEMOGRAPHY AND SOCIAL INDICATORS
The total population of the country as in the year 2004 has reached at 1.5 millions, with an annual percentage growth rate of 2.7. The following diagram shows the annual percentage growth rate of population in the country over various years:
The life expectancy years of the country as in the year 2004 was 56.3. The infant mortality rate per 1,000 life births was at 89.0 in the same year.
KEY ECONOMIC INDICATORS
The Gross National Income of the country in terms of current US $ in 2004 has reached at 402.6 millions with a percapita GNI of 270.0 in current US $. The following diagram shows the annual percentage growth rate of Gross Domestic product over years: