Mali has a population of 16,1 million people, and a land mass of 1,2 millioner km2. Life expectancy is 57 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 744, the country is classified as a low income country. The country's GDP vokste in 2015 with 7,6%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 13,1 billion.
Mali is ranked at place 141 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Mali is ranked at place 95. Out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Mali in 2015 were NOK 25 millioner. The same year, Norway imported goods from Mali at a value of 2 millioner.