Nepal has a population of 27 million people, and a land mass of 143 000 km2. Life expectancy is 69 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 1071, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2019 with 7%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 30.6 billion.
Nepal is ranked at place 94 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Nepal is ranked at place 117, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Nepal in 2020 were NOK 20 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Nepal at a value of NOK17 million.