Burundi has a population of 10.1 million people, and a land mass of 25 000 km2. Life expectancy is 55 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 320, the country is classified as a low income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 0.5%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 3.4 billion.
Burundi is ranked at place 168 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Burundi is ranked at place 157, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Burundi in 2017 were NOK 1 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Burundi at a value of 1 million.