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AttributeDataYearintern. RankingData source
Area (sq km)17,8182015156
Coastline (km)4992017103
Human Development Index
Human Development Index0.80201551
HDI rank512015138
GNI per capita rank minus HDI rank (2011 PPP $)-482011187
HDI rank (2011 PPP $)502011139
Total population3,892,1202015132
Population in 20304,986,8702015130
Average annual growth (%) 2000/20053.19201516
Average annual growth (%) 2010/20154.8120153
Urban population (%) 201598.3420156
Population under age 5348,0002015123
Population Age 15-642,947,0002015121
Population age 65 and older77,0002015153
Median age (years)30.96201568
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Young age (0-14)29.492015129
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Old age (65 and older) 20152.602015183
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2000/20052.60201597
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2010/20152.152015106
Mother s mean age at first birth---2010
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)---2005
Birth registration (% under age 5) 2010-2015---2015
Life expectancy at birth (years)74.55201581
Child malnutrition Stunting (moderate or severe) 2010-20155.802015128
Mortality rates Infant 2015 per 10007.302015140
Mortality rates Under-five per 10008.602015139
Life expectancy at age 60 2010/201517.702015125
Maternal mortality ratio (deaths per 100,000 live births)42015177
Physicians 2001-2014 per 1.000027.00201449
Hospital bed density (beds/1,000 population)2.002010111
Deaths due to Malaria 2012 per 100.000---2012
Deaths due to Tuberculosis per 100.0000.162014183
Deaths due to HIV prevalence, adult 2015 per 100.000---2015
Infants lacking immunization DTP 20143.00201491
Infants lacking immunization Measles 20146.002014110
Public health expenditure 2014 % of GDB2.612014135
Depth of food deficit (kilocalories per person per day) (%) 2013/201520.002015100
Expected years of schooling (years)13.26201592
Mean years of schooling (years)7.272015121
Literacy rate Adult (% ages 15 and older) 2005-201596.16201553
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Female 2005-201599.49201542
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Male 2005-201599.58201534
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary school (number of pupils per teacher) 2010-2018.832014167
Government expenditure on education (% of GDP) 2010-2014---2014
Population with at least some secondary education (% ages 25 and older) 20057.43201596
Gross enrolment ratio Pre-primary (% of preschool-age children) 2010-201580.99201566
Gross enrolment ratio Primary (% of primary school-age population) 2010-201102.682015100
Gross enrolment ratio Secondary (% of secondary school-age population) 201093.60201574
Gross enrolment ratio Tertiary (% of tertiary school-age population) 2010-227.03201595
Gross enrolment ratio Primary school dropout rate (% of primary school coho4.302015106
Primary school teachers trained to teach (%) 2005-201579.49201575
Gross national income (GNI) per capita (2011 PPP $)76,075.2020153
GDP - per capita (PPP)42,100.00201323
GDP - per capita (PPP)67,113.0020114
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)165,800,000,000.00201360
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)261.21201153
GDP - real growth rate (%)2.302013135
Exports in US-Dollar112,000,000,000.00201335
Imports in US-Dollar24,420,000,000.00201373
External Debt in US-Dollar34,410,000,000.00201368
External debt stock (% of GNI) 2005-2014---2013
Inflation rate (consumer prices) (%)2.802013113
Industrial production growth rate (%)4.10201371
Current account balance0.0020135
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold34,350,000,000.00201348
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home5,677,000,000.00201389
Market value of publicly traded shares100,900,000,000.00201178
Budget surplus/deficit (% of GDP)29.2020131
Total tax revenue (% of GDP) 2005-2014---2014
Taxes and other revenues (% of GDP) 2005-2014---2014
Research and development expenditure (% of GDP) 2005-20140.30201480
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2010-201588.03201548
Total debt service (% of GNI) 2014---2014
Labor force2,380,0002013113
Employment to population ratio 201566.72201540
Labour force participation rate 201569.16201548
Employment in agriculture 2010-20141.202014121
Employment in services 2010-201458.60201472
Unemployment Total 20153.522015152
Unemployment Youth 201517.29201579
Youth not in school or employment 2010-2014---2014
Vulnerable employment 2005-20142.202014126
Child labour 2009-2015 (% ages 5-14)---2015
Working poor at PPP$3.10 a day 2004-2013---2013
Mandatory paid maternity leave 2015 (days)702015147
Old-age pension recipients 2004-2013 (% of statutory pension age population27.302013110
Income quintile ratio Average annual change (%) 2000/2014---2015
Roadways (km)6,608.002010148
Railways (km)---2008
Waterways (km)---2015
Military expenditures (% of GDP)0.002013131
Irrigated land (sq km)86.002008139
Telephones - main lines in use510,000201296
Telephones - mobile cellular5,526,0002012105
Internet users1,100,000200995
Nature and Environment
Carbon dioxide emissions per capita (tonnes)27.2620133
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy (Mt)82,370,000201142
Carbon dioxide emissions - Average annual change (%) 1990/20130.65201597
Total renewable water resources (cu km)0.022011171
Fresh water withdrawals (% of total renewable water resources) 2005-2014---2015
Natural resource depletion (% of GNI) 2010-201422.35201412
Forest area (% of total land area)0.352015184
Forest area change (%) 1990-201581.1620154
Electricity - production (kWh)55,550,000,000201148
Electricity - consumption (kWh)46,710,000,000201048
Electricity - imports (kWh)02012163
Electricity - installed generating capacity (kW)13,500,000201049
Electricity - from fossil fuels (% of total installed capacity)100.00201019
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants (% of total installed capacity)0.002010178
Electricity - from nuclear fuels (% of total installed capacity)0.002010170
Electricity - from other renewable sources (% of total installed capacity)0.002010188
Industry and Production
Crude oil - production (bbl/day)2,797,000201210
Crude oil - exports (bbl/day)1,395,000201013
Crude oil - imports (bbl/day)02010254
Crude oil - proved reserves (bbl)104,000,000,00020106
Refined petroleum products - production (bbl/day)915,900201142
Refined petroleum products - consumption (bbl/day)339,000201170
Natural gas - production (cu m)13,530,000,000201135
Natural gas - consumption (cu m)14,220,000,000201078
Natural gas - exports (cu m)02011129
Natural gas - imports (cu m)688,000,000201163
Natural gas proved reserves (cu m)1,798,000,000,000201320
Consumer price index (2010=100) 2015118.17201582
Domestic food price level (USA = 1.0) 2010-20142.602014111
Domestic food price level Volatility index 2010-20143.702014125
Human security
Refugees by country of origin1,085201593
Internally displaced persons---2015
Homeless people due to natural disaster (average annual per million people)0.002015138
Orphaned children---2014
Prison population (per 100,000 people) 2004-2015922015127
Homicide rate (per 100,000 people) 2010-20141.802014134
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Female 20120.802012163
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Male 201212012169
Violence against women ever experienced Intimate partner (%) 2005-2015---2015
Violence against women ever experienced Nonintimate partner (%) 2005-2015---2015
Safety Index (Numbeo)65.45201735
Human securiy
Crime Index (Numbeo)34.55201776
Gender gap
Sex ratio at birth (male to female births)1.042015135
Adolescent birth rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19)9.802015153
Pre-primary (% of pre-school age female population)80.41201564
Primary (% of primary school-age female population)103.03201590
Secondary (% of secondary school age female population)98.91201558
Youth unemployment rate (female to male ratio)0.912015159
Population with at least some secondary education (female to male ratio) 2005-20150.98201570
Total unempoyment rate (female to male ratio)0.772015164
Share of paid employment in non-agriculture, female (% of total paid employment in non-agriculture)---2015
Female legislators, senior officials and managers (% of total)13.86201497
Share of seats in parliament (% held by women)1.542015187
Life expectancy at age 50, female (years)27.282015117
Old-age pension recipients (female to male ratio) 2006-2013---2013
Gender Inequality Index - Average annual change (%) 2005/2015-0.98201546
Poverty and Inequality
Population in multidimensional poverty - Average annual change (%) 2005/2014---2014
Coefficient of human inequality---2015
Inequality in life expectancy (%) 201020157.202015135
Inequality in education (%)---2015
Inequality in income (%)---2015
Income inequality Quintile ratio 2010-2015---2015
Income inequality Palma ratio 2010-2015---2015
Income inequality Gini coefficient (UN) 2010-2015---2015
Distribution of family income - Gini index (CIA)---2010
GINI index (World Bank)---2016
Income share held by highest (richest) 10% (Average 2010-2016)---2017
Income share held by highest (richest) 20% (Average 2010-2016)---2017
Income share held by lowest (poorest) 10% (Average 2010-2016)---2017
Income share held by lowest (poorest) 20% (Average 2010-2016)---2017
Income share held by third 20% (Average 2010-2016)---2017
Number of poor at $1,90 a day in PPP---2011
Number of poor at $3,20 a day in PPP---2011
Number of poor at $5,50 a day in PPP---2011
Social values
Old-age ages 65 and older dependency ratio (per 100 people ages 15-64) 20306.802015141
Languages and ethnic groups
Ethnic Fractionalization Index (Fearon)0.71201637
Cultural Diversity Index (Fearon)0.54201629
Ethnic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.66200348
Linguistic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.342003102
Religious Fractionalization (Alesina)0.67200334

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