Cape Verde: Shadow economy

(measure: percent; Source: Medina and Schneider (2018))
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Cape Verde: Shadow economy, percent of GDP

: For that indicator, Medina and Schneider (2018) provides data for Cape Verde from 1991 to 2015. The average value for Cape Verde during that period was 35.84 percent with a minimum of 29.16 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 47.21 percent in 1993. The latest value from 2015 is 30.23 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 158 countries is 27.78 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: The shadow economy as percent of total annual GDP. Detailed methodology of the estimations can be obtained from the following International Monetary Fund working paper by Leandro Medina and Friedrich Schneider (2018): Shadow Economies Around the World: What Did We Learn Over the Last 20 Years?
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