Cape Verde In-depth PEST Insights

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This PEST country analysis report on Cape Verde provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.


– Understand the political system in Cape Verde through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
– Understand the economic situation in Cape Verde through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
– Understand customer demographics in Cape Verde through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
– Understand the technological landscape in Cape Verde through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.


– The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Cape Verde, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.

– The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Cape Verde's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.

– The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.

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– What is the outlook in Cape Verde in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?

– How does Cape Verde perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?

– How does Cape Verde perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?

– How does Cape Verde perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1.1. Catalyst

1.2. Summary

1.2.1. Key Highlights

1.3. Key developments (June 2021 – May 2022)

1.4. Impact of COVID-19 on the Cape Verdean economy

1.4.1. Snapshot

1.4.2. Vaccination Lockdown Travel ban Stimulus

1.4.3. Impact of COVID-19 on the economy


2.1. Key facts

2.2. Geographical location


3.1. Summary

3.2. Evolution

3.3. Structure and policies

3.3.1. Key political figures

3.3.2. Government structure

3.3.3. Key political parties

3.3.4. Government composition

3.4. Key policies

3.4.1. Economic

3.4.2. Social

3.4.3. Foreign and defense policies

3.5. Performance

3.5.1. Governance indicators


4.1. Summary

4.2. Evolution

4.3. Structure and policies

4.3.1. Financial system

4.3.2. Financial authorities/regulators

4.4. Performance

4.4.1. GDP and growth rate

4.4.2. GDP composition by sector

4.4.3. Fiscal situation

4.4.4. Foreign trade

4.4.5. Government gross debt

4.4.6. International investment position

4.4.7. Monetary situation

4.4.8. Unemployment


5.1. Summary

5.2. Evolution

5.3. Structure and policies

5.3.1. Policies

5.3.2. Demographic composition

5.3.3. Education

5.3.4. Healthcare

5.4. Performance

5.4.1. Healthcare

5.4.2. Education


6.1. Summary

6.2. Evolution

6.3. Structure and policies

6.3.1. Overview

6.3.2. Intellectual property

6.3.3. Research and development

6.4. Performance

6.4.1. Telecommunications, broadband, and internet


7.1. Ask the analyst

7.2. About GlobalData

7.3. Disclaimer


List of Tables

Table 1: Cape Verde – Key facts, 2022

Table 2: Cape Verde – Mid-year population by age (% of total population), 2021


List of Figures

Figure 1: Map of Cape Verde, 2022

Figure 2: Cape Verde – Key political events timeline

Figure 3: Cape Verde – Head of state and government

Figure 4: Cape Verde – Political composition of the national assembly (number of seats), 2021

Figure 5: Cape Verde – Evolution of GDP growth (%), 2012-21

Figure 6: Cape Verde – Real GDP and real GDP growth rate ($ billion %), 2017-26f

Figure 7: Cape Verde – Sector-specific GDP (%), 2021

Figure 8: Cape Verde – Agricultural output (CVE billion %), 2017-22f

Figure 9: Cape Verde – Industrial output (CVE billion%), 2017-22f

Figure 10: Cape Verde – Services output (CVE billion%), 2017-2022f

Figure 11: Cape Verde – External trade (%), 2017-2026f

Figure 12: Cape Verde – Consumer price index (CPI) and CPI-based inflation, 2017-26f

Figure 13: Cape Verde – Unemployment rate (%), 2017-26f

Figure 14: Cape Verde – Major religions (%), 2010

Figure 15: Cape Verde – Healthcare expenditure ($ million/% of GDP), 2013-20

Figure 16: Cape Verde – Internet users and percentage of population (thousands/%), 2017-21

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