flag Angola Angola: Statistical Overview

Capital: Luanda

Population

Total Population: 32,866,268
Natural Increase: 3.2%
Density: 26 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 66.8%
Ethnic Origins: There is no official data on ethnic groups in the country. However, the Ovimbundus, Kimbundus, Bakongos are the largest ethnic groups in Angola, while the rest of the population has mixed (mixed European and African), European or other origins.
Official Language: Portuguese
Other Languages Spoken: Bantu and other African languages like Ovimbundu, Kimbundu, Bakongo, Mestico (mixed European and native African), etc. English speakers are rare, except among the senior management of oil and petrol companies.
Business Language(s): The language of business is Portuguese, but managers of large companies speak English.
Religion: Indigenous beliefs 47%, Roman Catholic 38%, Protestant 15%.
Literacy Rate: 67.4%

Local Time:

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Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Angolan New Kwanza (AON)

Country Overview

Area: 1,246,700 km²
Type of State: Unitary Democratic Republic with a presidential-parliamentary system.
Type of Economy: Lower-middle-income economy.
Relative wealth thanks to oil but only a tiny part of the population benefits from it.
HDI*: 0.532/1
HDI (World Rank): 149/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telecommunication

Telephone Code:
To call from Angola, dial 00
To call Angola, dial +244 
Internet Suffix: .ao
Telephone Lines: 1.5 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 16.9 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 37% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 20172018201920202021
Imports of Goods (million USD) 14,46315,79814,1279,54311,795
Exports of Goods (million USD) 34,61340,75834,72620,93733,581
Imports of Services (million USD) 12,9039,7728,0085,4157,050
Exports of Services (million USD) 9856314556694

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data

 

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