COUNTRY INFO


Republic of the Union of Myanmar
 
 
General Information
 
Myanmar is a country in Southeast Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal south. It is bordered in north and northeast by China, in east by Laos and Thailand, in west by Bangladesh and the Indian states of Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram. The country is also known as Burma and called the Golden Land.
 
Capital : Nay Pyi Taw
Government Type : Parliamentary Government
Land area : 653,290 sq km 
Official language : Burmese
Population : 52.6 million 
Currency : Kyat
 
Economic Indicators
 
  2017 2018 2019
GDP (US‎$b) 66.7 68.6 65.7
GDP per capita (US$) 1,267.4 1,297.7 1,238.5
GDP PPP (Int’I $b) 329.5 344.0 372.7
GDP per capita PPP (Int’I $) 6,258.9 6,511.3 7,029.5
Real GDP growth (% change yoy) 6.8 2.1 6.4
Current account balance (US$b) -3.1 -2.9 -3.2
Current account balance (% GDP) -4.7 -4.3 -4.9
Inflation (% change yoy) 4.0 3.5 3.9
Unemployment (% labour force) 4.0 4.0 4.0
 
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