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 7355, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 6.5%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 42.3 billion.
Turkmenistan is ranked at place n/a in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Turkmenistan is ranked at place 167, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Turkmenistan in 2017 were NOK 4 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Turkmenistan at a value of 1 million.