Madagascar has a population of 22,2 million people, and a land mass of 581 000 km2. Life expectancy is 64 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 411, the country is classified as a low income country. The country's GDP vokste in 2015 with 3%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 9,9 billion.
Madagascar is ranked at place 167 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Madagascar is ranked at place 123. Out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Madagascar in 2015 were NOK 5 millioner. The same year, Norway imported goods from Madagascar at a value of 27 millioner.