Azerbaijan has a population of 9.2 million people, and a land mass of 82 000 km2. Life expectancy is 70 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 4131, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 0.1%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 40.7 billion.
Azerbaijan is ranked at place 25 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 122, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Azerbaijan in 2017 were NOK 984 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Azerbaijan at a value of 74 million.