Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire



Key country statistics

  • Total population (2015): 22 702 000
  • Life expectancy (at birth) (2015): 50 years (male), 52 years (female)
  • Human Development Index - Low human development (2014): 0.462
  • Population living below $1.90 a day (2008): 29%
  • Income share held by lowest 40% of income distribution (2008): 14.9%
  • Lower middle income country - Gross National Income per capita (2005): 906 US$ (constant 2005 US$)
  • Average Gross Domestic Product growth over 5 years (2008-2012): 2.8%

Selected results achieved with EU support through projects and programmes completed between mid-2014 and mid-2015

Trade and Private sector development

  • 72 analysts working for trade support institutions were trained in market analysis tools to carry out market studies
  • 2 laboratories in the field of metrology and sanitary and phytosanitary measures received support with their quality processes (towards certification), allowing enterprises to provide internationally recognised proof of conformity
  • 300 border officers were trained in methods to evaluate the time needed for the clearance of goods

Water and Sanitation

  • 98% of rural population benefitted from a project in the water sector in the departments of Tiébissou, Didiévi and Vaoua and were provided with access to a newly constructed or rehabilitated drinking water source
  • 60% of rural population benefitting from a project in the water sector were provided with access to latrines, which are maintained regularly
  • 87% rural households benefitted from a project in the water sector safely store drinking water

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