Sudan has a population of 37.7 million people, and a land mass of 2.3 millioner km2. Life expectancy is 62 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 2415, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 4.7%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 95.5 billion.
Sudan is ranked at place 168 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Sudan is ranked at place 165, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Sudan in 2016 were NOK 16 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Sudan at a value of 1 million.