Economy of Cambodia
Population: 16.25 M (2018)
GDP per Capita: 1,510 USD (2018)
24,540 M.

GDP USD

(2018)

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15,120 M.

EXPORTS USD

(2018)

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15,540 M.

IMPORTS USD

(2018)

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28.64 %

PUBLIC DEBT

(2018)

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Data is provided by World Bank, FMI and Central Banks.

GDP and Economic Growth

Indicator Value
Economic Growth 7.50 % (2018)
GDP of 2010 USD USD 19.60 B. (2018)
GDP Current USD USD 24.54 B. (2018)
GDP per Capita Current USD USD 1,510 (2018)
GDP per capita, PPP USD 3,869 (2018)
GDP per Capita, 2010 USD USD 1,205 (2018)

Government spending and balances

Indicator Value
Government Spending % GDP 4.93 % (2018)
Government Spending USD 1.21 B. (2018)
Government Debt % GDP 28.64 % (2018)

International Trade and Investment

Indicator Value
Terms of Trade Base Year 2000 68.70 (2018)
Trade Openness 124.90 % (2018)
Exports of Goods and Services % GDP 61.60 % (2018)
Exports Goods & Services USD 15.12 B. (2018)
Exports Annual Growth 5.27 % (2018)
Imports as % GDP 63.30 % (2018)
Total Imports USD 15.54 B. (2018)
Foreign Direct Investment % GDP 13.09 % (2018)
Foreign Direct Investment USD 3.10 B. (2018)
Current Account Balance % GDP USD -12.19 % (2018)
Current Account Balance USD -2.99 B. (2018)
Trade Balance % GDP % (2018)
Trade Balance USD -3.44 B. (2018)
Foreign Exchange Reserves incl Gold USD 13.89 B. (2018)
Remittances % GDP 5.84 % (2018)
Remittances USD 1,109 M. (2018)
Balance of Payments USD 177 M. (2018)

Labor Market

Indicator Value
Labor Force 9.23 M. (2019)
Unemployment Rate 1.02 % (2019)
Unemployment Rate Females 0.82 % (2019)
Unemployment Rate Males 0.54 % (2019)
Youth Unemployment (ages 15-24) 1.25 % (2019)
Labor Force Participation Rate 81.25 % (2019)
Labor Force (Percent Female) 48.37 % (2019)
Female Labor Force Participation Rate 75.20 % (2019)
Male Labor Force Participation Rate 87.86 % (2019)
Dependent People 55.69 % (2018)

Agriculture Sector

Indicator Value
Forest Area 52.90 % (2016)
Forest Area km² 93,296 km² (2016)
Agricultural Land 30.90 % (2016)
Agricultural Land km² 54,550 km² (2016)
Employment 30.09 % (2019)
Value added % GDP 22.01 % (2018)
Agriculture Value added USD 5.40 B. (2018)
Crop Production Index 210.80 (2016)
Precipitation 1,904 mm (2014)
Arable Land 22 % (2016)
Cereal Yield 3,569 kg/hectare (2017)
Food production index 188 (2016)
Rural Population 77 % (2018)
Fertilizer use of Arable Land 17 kg/hectare (2016)
Livestock Production Index 89 (2016)
Economy of Cambodia

According to the World Bank and its latest published data, the economy of the Cambodia presents a growth rate of 7.50 % (2018) to the previous year.

With a population that reaches 16.25 M (2018) and a gross domestic product of USD 24.54 B. (2018), it translates a Gross Domestic Product per Capita of USD 1,510 placing its inhabitants on the threshold of an Lower middle income country (according to the World Bank's updated classification).

Cambodia also has a workforce of 9.23 M. (2019) with an unemployment rate of 1.02 % (2019), where women represent 0.82 % (2019) and men 0.54 % (2019), the unemployment rate for young people between 15-24 years old stood at 1.25 % (2019). The total number of dependent people stands at 55.69 % (2018).

The central government spent 4.93 % (2018) of its gross domestic product that year, which in absolute terms is USD 1.21 B. (2018). Its consolidated public debt reached 28.64 of its GDP, not exceeding the 35% risk limit used by the European Union.

Regarding its international trade, Cambodia exported USD 15.12 B. (2018), which represents 61.60 % (2018) of its gross domestic product, in that same sense its imports reached USD 15.54 B. (2018) with a direct foreign investment of USD 3.10 B. (2018).

Cambodia has a forest area of 93,296 km² (2016), which represents 52.90 % (2016) of its total area, an average rainfall of 1,904 mm (2014) per year and a population of 77 % (2018) living in rural areas. With a total area of 54,550 km² (2016) available for agriculture and 30.09 % (2019) of its employments, the agricultural sector contributes to the economy of the Cambodia about USD 5.40 B. (2018) (22.01 % (2018) of its GDP).