Gross Domestic Product 2012
GDP (purchasing power parity): $403 million (2012est.)
GDP real growth rate: 4.5%
GDP per capita (PPP): $2,300
GDP composition by sector
Currency: Dobra (Db)
Portuguese is the official language, Creole, English and French are used as business languages
The main transport means used in Sao Tome Principe road transport and water transport.
Energy in Sao Tome Principe
The major sources of energy in Sao Tome Principe include; Hydro-electric which is 58%, Petroleum products at 42%, Biomass and oil.
- Poor education system
- Lack of enough resource
- Environmental issues like deforestation, soil erosion and exhaustion