Fact

Fun Fact
The country has a population of half a million people, majority of which live on Santiago Island

Cape-Verde Health Sector
Did you know

Did you Know?
The country was declared free of polio in November 2016 and has not registered any outbreak of vaccine preventable diseases since then

Quick Facts:

Life Expectancy

73 Years
Life expectancy,
at birth,
2019

GDP

Negative 14.78%
GDP growth
rate,
2020

Export

Exported products
Processed fish (USD 36 Million), Non-fillet frozen fish (USD 19.2 Million), Molluscs (USD 4.11 Million)

Imported goods

Imported products
Refined petroleum (USD 320 Million), Delivery trucks (USD 52.9 Million), Cars (USD 24.8 Million)

Balance of trade

USD 2.49 Billion
Balance of deficit trade,
2020