Explore this in-depth profile of Guinea-Bissau to find out overall levels of poverty, income distribution, division of wealth and more. Discover how national and sub-national revenue is generated.Jump to government finance or international resources
out of a population of 1.8m million people
US$ No data
Government spending per person per annum
Depth of extreme poverty
Bottom quintile has 4.5% of the income.
9.0% of GNI
Gross national income is 1bn
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A dynamic mix of resources flow to and from Guinea-Bissau. All resources can play a role in ending poverty, though different resources impact poverty directly and indirectly through different mechanisms and flow for wide-ranging objectives.
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|Population by age group||Number of people in each of 3 age bands.||unit||World Bank World Development Indicators, series code SP.POP.0014.TO.ZS, SP.POP.1564.TO.ZS and SP.POP.65UP.TO.ZS.||ZIPCSV|
|International resource flows to and from developed countries||Estimates of international resource flows from developed countries, 2015 US$.||constant 2015 US$||Development Initiatives based on numerous sources. Note that data of some flows is missing. Development finance institutions: Development Initiatives calculations based on a review of DFIs' annual reports (with flows reported as ODA or OOFs subtracted). Foreign direct investment: OECD. Disbursements of official development assistance and other official flows: OECD DAC. Remittances: World Bank Migration and Remittances Factbook.||ZIPCSV|
|Non-grant government revenue||Non-grant government revenue. Data is for 2015.||constant 2015 US$, NCU||Development Initiatives based on IMF Staff reports.||ZIPCSV|
|International resource flows to and from developing countries||Estimates of international resource flows into the country, 2015 US$. Data is for 2015. Estimates are gross inflows where available, with the following exceptions: foreign direct investment and portfolio equity are net inflows (new investments minus disinvestments) and short-term debt is net flows (disbursements minus capital repayments). See methodology for detailed notes on the data for each resource flow.||constant 2015 US$||Development Initiatives based on numerous sources. Note that data on some flows are missing. Official development assistance and other official flows: OECD DAC. Foreign direct investment: UNCTAD Stats. Long- and short-term debt: World Bank International Debt Statistics. Portfolio equity: World Bank data bank. Remittances: World Bank Migration and Remittances Data.||ZIPCSV|
|Depth of extreme poverty (poverty gap)||Depth of extreme poverty (also known as the poverty gap) tells us how far people are from the extreme poverty line, on average per country. Data is for 2013||percent||World Bank PovcalNet.||ZIPCSV|
|Income share by quintile||Percentage of income received by each quintile of the population. Data is for 2014 or most recent year prior.||percent||World Bank World Development Indicators, series code SI.DST.FRST.20, SI.DST.02ND.20, SI.DST.03RD.20, SI.DST.04TH.20 and SI.DST.05TH.20.||ZIPCSV|
|Total population||Total population. Data is for 2015||unit||World Bank World Development Indicators||ZIPCSV|
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