Myanmar has a population of 52.5 million people, and a land mass of 653 000 km2. Life expectancy is 65 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 1298, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 6.4%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 69.3 billion.
Myanmar is ranked at place 171 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Myanmar is ranked at place 130, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Myanmar in 2017 were NOK 12 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Myanmar at a value of 197 million.