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São Tomé and Príncipe is an island country in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of Central Africa. It consists of two archipelagos around the two main islands of São Tomé and Príncipe, located about 140 kilometres (87 miles) apart and about 250 and 225 kilometres (155 and 140 miles) off the northwestern coast of Gabon, respectively.

At a Glance

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Population in thousands (2017): 204.33
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 1,921.28
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): n/a
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): n/a
Financial Inclusion Strategies: n/a
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 0.02
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): n/a
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0.052
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 12.0% | 15

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Jun 30, 2015 | G. Hurley | UNDP, UN-OHRLLS
Nov 30, 2002 | The World Bank | The World Bank