♦ Facts

2019 China investments in Madagascar (55.6 million USD in 2018)

  • Rehabilitation of the RN2 (Moramanga-Andranonampango)
  • Construction of a Primary School for China-Africa Friendship
  • Construction of and technical support to the Sports and Cultural Palace
  • International Conference Center at Ivato
  • The Anosiala Hospital
  • The expressway between Ivato Airport and the Boulevard de l’Europe
  • Tsarasaotra-Ivato expressway
  • 200 Well-drilling Project in the South

2019 Trade Surplus -2.00% of GDP

3 Main Export commodities:

  1. Graphite
  2. Coffee
  3. Vanilla

3 Main Import commodities:

  1. Fuel
  2. Capital Equipment
  3. Foodstuffs

2019 GDP $12.80 Billion, GDP per Capita $432.70, up by $20 since 2010

2019, IFC input US $10 million

President: Andry Rajoelina

WHO participation:

  • WHO provides 1.2 million antibiotics to fight plague in Madagascar (2017)
  • WHO Director-General: invest in health to end plague in Madagascar (2018)
  • WHO is supporting the Ministry of Public Health of Madagascar to respond to an unusually large measles outbreak (2019)

2019 Population 26,969,307

Capital : Antananarivo 1,391,433 population

  • 0-14 years: 39.55%
  • 15-24 years: 20.23%
  • 25-54 years: 32.42%
  • 55-64 years: 4.45%
  • 65 years and over: 3.35%

*Approximately 100,000 Chinese people living in Madagascar (3rd largest Chinese community in all of Africa)

2017 Modern contraceptive prevalence in Madagascar (except condom use) was 47.9%%. 

♦ Telecom Subs

  • Airtel Madagascar
  • Orange Madagascar
  • Telma Mobile
  • Gulfsat Madagascar

♦ Communications

*TELEPHONES

  • Total subscriptions: 69,046
  • Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2018 est.)
  • Country comparison to the world: 150 (main lines in use compares the total number of main telephone lines in use).

*MOBILE CELLULAR

  • Total subscriptions: 10,654,710
  • Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 41 (2018 est.)
  • Country comparison to the world: 83 (mobile cellular compares the total number of mobile cellular telephone subscribers).

Investment Opportunities in The Madagascar Telecom Sector

  • Extending infrastructure to uncovered zones
  • Development of the Smart City Nosy Be
  • Deployment of so-called “digital window” computer labs in educational institutions
  • Expanding the higher education research network and distributing tablet computers to schools

♦ Education Related 

Education System

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Illiterate Population

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Literacy Rate

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Energy

ELECTRICITY ACCESS

*Collected from industry reports, national surveys, and international sources:

  • Population without electricity: 20 million (2017)
  • Electrification – total population: 22.9% (2016)
  • Electrification – urban areas: 67.3% (2016)
  • Electrification – rural areas: 17.3% (2016)