flag Guinea Guinea: Statistical Overview

Capital: Conakry


Total Population: 13,132,792
Natural Increase: 2.8%
Density: 53 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 36.9%
Ethnic Origins: The Guinean population is divided into three main groups: Malinke, Fulani and Soussou. However, there are also minority ethnic groups such as the Guerze, Tomas and Kissiens.
Official Language: French
Other Languages Spoken: Peul or Poular, Maninka, Soussou, Guerzé, Kissi, Toma, Dialonké, Northern Kissi, Guinea Kpelle, Eastern Maninkakan, etc.
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Muslims 85%, Christians 8%, Other beliefs 7%.
Literacy Rate: 29.5%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Conakry

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Guinea Franc (GNF)

Country Overview

Area: 245,860 km²
Type of State: Democratic Republic.
Type of Economy: Low-income economy.
Substantial mining resources but poor infrastructures; very considerable corruption.
HDI*: 0.411/1
HDI (World Rank): 182/188

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.


Telephone Code:
To call from Guinea, dial 00
To call Guinea, dial +224
Internet Suffix: .gn
Telephone Lines: 0.2 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 1.5 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 26.2% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 2,1513,4843,3863,4703,374
Exports of Goods (million USD) 1,8394,5943,9783,9455,595
Imports of Services (million USD) n/a7557978501,011
Exports of Services (million USD) n/a521019540

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data


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