Yemen

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Capital
Area
Currency
Sanaa
555,000 km 2
Yemeni rial (YER)

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Introduction

Yemen is located in Western Asia. The country is also known as the Republic of Yemen with a temporary capital in Sana’a. This is also the largest city. The second capital, Aden, is in exile. Arabic is the only national language spoken within the territory of Yemen. The major religion is Islam. in 2018 it was estimated that the population equalled 28,498,683 with its density of about 44 people per square kilometres. 

The total GDP (PPP) comes to $73.348 billion which gives us approximately $2,380 of GDP per capita. The most important economic sectors are services, industry and agriculture.  

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

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Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

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Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)