Guinea has a population of 11.6 million people, and a land mass of 245 000 km2. Life expectancy is 57 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 508, the country is classified as a low income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 5.2%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 6.2 billion.
Guinea is ranked at place 163 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Guinea is ranked at place 139, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Guinea in 2016 were NOK 7 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Guinea at a value of 0 million.