Yemen Economy

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Economic Indicators    Economic Structure Of Yemen   Export & Import

 

Yemen Rep. is a lower income country comes under Middle East and North African Region, according to the Classification made by the World Bank on the basis of income and region for year 2006.
 

 

The country has a total surface area of 528.0 thousand square kilometers as in 2004 with a total forest area of 5,490.0 square kilometers in 2000.

Yemen Economy - Social Indicators:

Total population of the country as in 2004 was at 20.3 millions with an annual percentage growth rate of 3.1. Important demographic and social indicators in the country are as follows:

Social Indicators 2000 2003 2004 Population, total 17.9 million 19.7 million 20.3 million Population growth (annual %) 3.1 3.1 3.1 Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 59.3 60.8 61.3 Fertility rate, total (births per woman) 6.2 5.9 5.9 Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births) 84.0 .. 81.6 Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000) 117.0 .. 111.4

 

Yemen Economy Indicators:

Though Yemen'S Economy was largely dependent upon its agriculture sector in the past, still the present drought has created many problems in the sector. Important economic indicators of the country are as follows:

Econmic Indicator 2000 2003 2004 GNI, Atlas method (current US$) 7.3 billion 9.8 billion 11.2 billion GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) 410.0 500.0 550.0 GDP (current US$) 9.4 billion 11.0 billion 12.8 billion GDP growth (annual %) 4.4 3.1 2.7 Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) 25.7 12.5 14.4