Manufacturing, Added Value (As % of GDP) rose to 6.88% in Yemen in 2016

Manufacturing, Added Value (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Yemen | May 18, 2019
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Added value in manufacturing as a share of GDP reached 6.88 % in 2016 in Yemen, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.324 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, added value in manufacturing as a share of GDP in Yemen reached an all time high of 19.0 % in 1990 and an all time low of 5.72 % in 2000. When compared to Yemen's main peers, added value in manufacturing as a share of GDP in Djibouti amounted to 3.87 %, 33.3 % in Oman and 12.9 % in Saudi Arabia in 2016.

Yemen has been ranked 129th within the group of 161 countries we follow in terms of added value in manufacturing as a share of GDP, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Manufacturing output refers to the total value of output produced by manufacturers.

Manufacturing, Added Value (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Djibouti % ... ... ... ... 3.08% 4.23% 3.59%
Eritrea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Ethiopia % 3.68% 3.42% 3.70% 3.99% 4.40%
Iran % 12.2% 14.4% 13.7% 13.8% 12.4%
Iraq % 2.82% 2.72% 2.34% 1.83% 1.82% ...
Jordan % 17.0% 16.5% 17.1% 16.7% 16.3%
Oman % 49.8% 45.4% 53.2% 49.9% 38.3%
Saudi Arabia % 10.0% 9.79% 9.93% 10.8% 12.7%
Somalia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Sudan % 6.06% 7.88% 8.19% 8.41% ... ... ...
United Arab Emirates % 7.72% 7.68% 7.54% 7.78% 8.85%
Yemen % 8.66% 8.82% 8.43% 8.56% 6.85%