Gross Domestic Product 2012
GDP (purchasing power parity): $872 million
GDP real growth rate: 2.5%
GDP per capita (PPP): $1,300
GDP composition by sector
Currency: Comoran francs (KMF)
The commercial languages include the following
Comoros possesses 880 kilometres of highway of which 673 kilometres are paved. It has three seaports: Fomboni, Moroni and Moutsamoudou and It has four airports all with paved runways, one with runways over 2,438 meters long with the others having runways shorter than 1,523 meters
Energy in Comoros
The key Sources of energy in the Comoros include; wood which satisfies 78% of the country’s energy needs, followed by hydrocarbons which satisfy 20% and hydro power.
Challenges in Comoros
Development Challenges due to Comoros’ prolonged political conflicts
Water supplied to most of the population is unsafe
Comoros are volcanic islands, prone to natural disasters.
Comoros faces serious challenges in effective management of marine resources, particularly in the face of climate change