Sao Tome and Principe: Natural resources income

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Income from natural resources, percent of GDP

 Latest value 1.88
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2001 - 2021
 Average 3.12
 Min - Max 1.88 - 4.01
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 2001 to 2021. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 3.12 percent with a minimum of 1.88 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 4.01 percent in 2003. The latest value from 2021 is 1.88 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 186 countries is 6.83 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Sao Tome and Principe - Natural resources income - Recent values chart

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Sao Tome and Principe - Natural resources income - historical chart - 2001-2021




The natural resources include oil, natural gas, coal, minerals, and the forest.
Definition: Total natural resources rents are the sum of oil rents, natural gas rents, coal rents (hard and soft), mineral rents, and forest rents.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Energy use per capita 259.06 2007 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 40.75 2021 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 89.87 2007 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 141 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 0.65 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 180 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 10.22 2007 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Natural resources income 1.88 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 78.45 2021 percent
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