flag Mali Mali: Statistical Overview

Capital: Bamako


Total Population: 20,250,834
Natural Increase: 3.0%
Density: 17 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 43.9%
Ethnic Origins: The country is comprised of ethnic Mande (Bambara, Malinke and Soninke), Fulani, Voltaic, Songhai, Tuareg, Moor and other ethnic groups.
Official Language: French
Other Languages Spoken: Bambara, and a large number of African languages
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Muslim 90%, Christian 1%, Indigenous beliefs 9%.
Literacy Rate: 24.0%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Bamako

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: CFA Franc BCEAO (XOF)

Country Overview

Area: 1,240,190 km²
Type of State: Democratic Republic.
Type of Economy: Low-income economy.
Landlocked country; dominance of the primary sector.
HDI*: 0.419/1
HDI (World Rank): 179/188

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 Mali, dial 00
To call Mali, dial +223
Internet Suffix: .ml
Telephone Lines: 0.7 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 2.2 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 25.6% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 3,5094,2864,7225,1344,877
Exports of Goods (million USD) 2,5382,8963,5843,6753,923
Imports of Services (million USD) 2,4191,3231,3941,5321,605
Exports of Services (million USD) 435441486672542

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data


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