flag Bolivia Bolivia: Statistical Overview

Capital: La Paz (administrative), Sucre (constitutional, judicial)

Population

Total Population: 11,673,029
Natural Increase: 1.4%
Density: 11 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 70.1%
Ethnic Origins: The population of Bolivia is mainly composed of mestizos (mixed white and Amerindian), but also includes a significant proportion of indigenous peoples, as well as Europeans and North Americans, Cholo/Chola and other ethnic groups.
Official Language: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Other Languages Spoken: Guaraní, Plautdietsch, Guarayu, Ignaciano (major other languages). There are nearly 40 other languages spoken in the country.
Business Language(s): Spanish
Religion: Roman Catholic 95%, Protestant (Evangelical Methodist) 5%.
Literacy Rate: 86.7%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In La Paz

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Boliviano (BOB)

Country Overview

Area: 1,098,580 km²
Type of State: Democratic Republic.
Type of Economy: Lower-middle-income economy.
One of the poorest countries in Latin America; very rich in natural gas reserves.
HDI*: 0.662/1
HDI (World Rank): 119/188

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 Bolivia, dial 001
To call Bolivia, dial +591
Internet Suffix: . bo
Telephone Lines: 8.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 34.2 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 90.5% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 8,3749,2889,9969,7847,080
Exports of Goods (million USD) 6,9697,8468,9658,7577,015
Imports of Services (million USD) 2,7843,0773,0492,8581,743
Exports of Services (million USD) 1,2041,4181,4351,418603

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data

 

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