Sudan has a population of 37.7 million people, and a land mass of 2.3 million km2. Life expectancy is 62 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 2898, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 4.3%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 117.4 billion.
Sudan is ranked at place 162 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Sudan is ranked at place 175, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Sudan in 2017 were NOK 21 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Sudan at a value of 1 million.