Turkmenistan has a population of 5.1 million people, and a land mass of 469 000 km2. Life expectancy is 65 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 6389, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 6.2%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 36.1 billion.
Turkmenistan is ranked at place n/a in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Turkmenistan is ranked at place 154, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Turkmenistan in 2016 were NOK 8 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Turkmenistan at a value of 1 million.