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Gambia Economy

Gambia Economy

Gross Domestic Product 2012

GDP (purchasing power parity): $3.495 billion

GDP real growth rate: 1.6%

GDP per capita (PPP): $1,900

GDP composition by sector

Agriculture: 22.3%

Industry: 18.3%

Services: 59.5%

Inflation: 4.23%

Currency: Dalisi (D)

Business Languages

The commercial languages include the following;

  • English
  • Fula
  • Madinka


The key means of transport in Gambia include; Roads which cover 2,388 kilometres, water transport on River Gambia with Merchant Marine; vessels 5 and Air transport at Banjul International Airport Yundum.


The major energy resources in Gambia are firewood representing about 82% of energy, electricity accounts for 35 of the energy, petroleum imports and Liquefied Petroleum Gas accounts for 16% of energy in the country

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