flag Ivory Coast Ivory Coast: Statistical Overview

Capital: Yamoussoukro


Total Population: 28,160,542
Natural Increase: 2.5%
Density: 86 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 52.7%
Population of main cities: Abidjan (4,395,300); Bouake (536,800); Daloa (245,400); Korhogo (243,100); Yamoussoukro (212,700); San-Pédro (165,000); Gagnoa (160,500); Man (149,100)
Ethnic Origins: The population of Côte d'Ivoire is composed as follows: Akan about 40%, Voltaic about 9%, Northern Mande about 16%, Kru about 23% and Southern Mande about 12%. (National Institute of Statistics, in French).
Official Language: French
Other Languages Spoken: There are numerous local dialects such as Dioula (a language close to Bambara), Sénoufo (in the North), Bété and Baoulé (in the South).
Business Language(s): French
Religion: Muslims 38.6%, Christians 32.8%, Tribal Religions 28.6%.
Literacy Rate: 48.7%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Yamoussoukro, Abidjan

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: CFA Franc BCEAO (XOF)

Country Overview

Area: 322,460 km²
Type of State: Republic based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of Economy: Low-income economy.
World's leading exporter of cocoa.
HDI*: 0.462/1
HDI (World Rank): 172/188

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 the Ivory Coast, dial 00
To call the Ivory Coast, dial +225
Internet Suffix: .ci
Computers: 1.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 1.3 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 2.4 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 55.8% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20182019202020212022
Imports of Goods (million USD) 10,97010,48310,52714,00717,948
Exports of Goods (million USD) 11,91212,71812,45415,33316,436
Imports of Services (million USD) 3,4683,4033,1423,9243,858
Exports of Services (million USD) 1,1671,162732910958

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest data available.


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