Fact
Fun Fact
Guinea-Bissau’s flag draws its inspiration from the flag of the Republic of Ghana. It was the struggle of the Ghanaians for freedom that inspired the people of Guinea-Bissau to put up a fight for their very own.
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Did you know
Did you Know?
Guinea Bissau neonatal mortality remains significantly high than average in West Africa and sub-Saharan Africa, estimated 35.8 per 1000 live births.

Quick Facts:

Life Expectancy

58 Years
Life expectancy,
2018

GDP

Negative 2.4
GDP growth (annual %),
2019

Export
Exported products
Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($127M), Gold ($69.2M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($34.1M), 2019
Export percentage of gdp
14.4
Exports of goods and services as a % of GDP, 2019
Imported goods
Imported products
Refined Petroleum($49.8M), Rice ($41.1M), Wheat Flours ($10.5M), 2019
Import as percentage of GDP

29.2
Imports of goods and services as % of GDP,
2019

Balance of trade

$0.09 Million deficit
Balance of trade,
2019