Azerbaijan has a population of 9.6 million people, and a land mass of 82 000 km2. Life expectancy is 72 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 4793, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2019 with 2.2%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 48 billion.
Azerbaijan is ranked at place 34 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Azerbaijan is ranked at place 129, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Azerbaijan in 2020 were NOK 1.056 billion. The same year, Norway imported goods from Azerbaijan at a value of NOK66 million.