Least Developed Country Category: Cabo Verde Profile

* Data from the 2021 triennial review

Cabo Verde Snapshot in PDF

LDC status

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Inclusion: 1977

Graduation: 2007

Reports and resolutions

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Inclusion

CDP reports: 1975, 1977
GA resolutions: A/RES/31/17, A/RES/32/99

Graduation

CDP reports: 1991, 1994, 1997,2000, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2012
ECOSOC resolutions: E/RES/1997/223, E/RES/2003/281, E/RES/2004/3, E/RES/2004/67, E/RES/2008/12
GA resolution: A/RES/59/210
Vulnerability profile: 2003
Monitoring reports: 2009, 2012
Country report: 2007

Gross national income (GNI) per capita*

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Value:

$ 3,371

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Thresholds

Inclusion: $ 1,018
Graduation: $ 1,222
Income-only graduation: $ 2,444

Human assets index (HAI)*

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Index:

91.2

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Thresholds

Inclusion: 60 or below
Graduation: 66 or above

HAI indicators

Under-five mortality rate
Gross secondary school enrolment ratio
stat Value: 14.9 stat Value: 88.2
Index: 97.1 Index: 86.8
Source: UN IAG for Child Mortality Estimation Source: UNESCO
Prevalence of stunting
Adult literacy rate
stat Value: 9.9 stat Value: 86.8
Index: 85.2 Index: 82.4
Source: UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Joint Child Malnutrition Estimates Source: UNESCO
Maternal Mortality Rate
Gender parity index for gross secondary school enrolment
stat Value: 58 stat Value: 1.10
Index: 95.6 Index: 100.0
Source: UN IAG for Maternal Mortality Source: UNESCO

Economic and environmental vulnerability index (EVI)*

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Index:

39.9

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Thresholds

Inclusion: 36 or above
Graduation: 32 or below

EVI indicators

Share of agriculture, forestry and fishing in GDP
Share of population in low elevated coastal zones
stat Value: 6.5 stat Value: 6.5
Index: 9.3 Index: 18.4
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division Source: CIESIN
Remoteness and landlockedness
Share of population living in drylands
stat Value: 46.5 stat Value: 100.0
Index: 45.7 Index: 100.0
Source: CDP Source: CDP
Merchandise export concentration
Instability of agricultural production
stat Value: 0.46 stat Value: 5.4
Index: 42.9 Index: 21.1
Source: UNCTAD Source: FAO
Instability of exports of goods and services
Victims of disasters
stat Value: 12.8 stat Value: 0.36
Index: 25.6 Index: 56.4
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division Source: EM-DAT

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