Rich in natural resources such as diamonds, gold and oil, the Central African Republic gained independence from France in 1960 and has been currently undergoing an internationally supervised transition to be able to conduct presidential and parliamentary elections. 

The country’s wildlife include forest elephants and western lowland gorillas, with a climate that is tropical. The nation is believed to have over 80 ethnic groups, each with its own language. The largest ethnic groups are the Baggara Arabs, Baka, Banda, Bayaka, and Fula. The two official languages are French and Sango and most of its population identifies as Christian.

Average Monthly Earnings

Employment-to-Population Ratio

Unemployment Rate

Employment by Sector

Agriculture .1%
Industry 21.8%
Services 77.9%

Employment Distribution by Education

Age 15+

Less than Basic 3.4%
Basic 29.5%
Intermediate 42.4%
Advanced 24.6%
Level Not Stated .2%

Age 15-24

Less than Basic 1.5%
Basic 35.6%
Intermediate 57.7%
Advanced 5.0%
Level Not Stated .3%

Age 15-64

Less than Basic 3.0%
Basic 29.2%
Intermediate 43.2%
Advanced 24.4%
Level Not Stated .2%

Age 25+

Less than Basic 3.7%
Basic 28.7%
Intermediate 40.5%
Advanced 26.9%
Level Not Stated .1%

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