Economy and Digital Ecosystem in Myanmar Google+

Myanmar

One of the poorest, less developed and un-freedom Southeast Asian economies, but this is changing. Myanmar is transforming digital, culturally and politically in the recent years. An example, in 2010 have a SIM card cost $ 2,000; today you can have one for $1.5.

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Internet penetration (2014 est.)

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Bandera de Myanmar

Myanmar

Area: 676.563 km2

GDP per capita (PPA): $876 (2012 est.)

Inflation: 5.9% (2014 est.)

Unemployment: 4% (2014 est.)

HDI: 0,498 - 117º position (2012 est.)

Doing Business Ranking 2015: 177 / 189

Facebook accounts: 7,300,000 (We Are Social 2015)

Social Media Penetration: 14%

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