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Capital: Phnom Penh


Total Population: 15,762,370
Natural Increase: 1.6%
Density: 89 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 20.9%
Ethnic Origins: Khmer about 90%, Vietnamese about 5%, Chinese about 1%, other about 4%.
Official Language: Khmer
Other Languages Spoken: French, English
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Theravada Buddhist 95%, Others 5%.
Literacy Rate: 73.6%
National Currency: Cambodian Riel (KHR)
Exchange rate (average of the last 30 days):
1 KHR = 0.0002 EUR

Country Overview

Area: 181,040 km²
Type of State: Constitutional Democratic Monarchy.
Type of Economy: Low-income economy.
The population is predominantly rural; the economy is dominated by agriculture and textiles.
HDI*: 0.555/1
HDI (World Rank): 143/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To call from Cambodia, dial 00
To call Cambodia, dial +855
Internet Suffix: .kh
Telephone Lines: 4.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 4.9 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 31.1% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20122013201420152016
Imports of Goods (million USD) 11,35012,80013,50014,40012,600
Exports of Goods (million USD) 7,8389,24810,86011,96010,040
Imports of Services (million USD) 1,5011,7351,8541,8781,972
Exports of Services (million USD) 3,0543,3543,7133,7754,035

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, 2017


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