Azerbaijan has a population of 9.2 million people, and a land mass of 82 000 km2. Life expectancy is 70 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 3876, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP fell in 2016 with -3.1%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 37.8 billion.
Azerbaijan is ranked at place 65 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Azerbaijan is ranked at place 119, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Azerbaijan in 2016 were NOK 1.916 billion. The same year, Norway imported goods from Azerbaijan at a value of 72 million.