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AttributeDataYearintern. RankingData source
Area (sq km)1,267,000201522
Coastline (km)02017216
Human Development Index
Human Development Index0.352015187
HDI rank18720152
GNI per capita rank minus HDI rank (2011 PPP $)12011118
HDI rank (2011 PPP $)18720112
Total population19,899,100201557
Population in 203035,966,200201550
Average annual growth (%) 2000/20053.67201510
Average annual growth (%) 2010/20154.0020156
Urban population (%) 201518.732015186
Population under age 54,145,000201530
Population Age 15-649,345,000201565
Population age 65 and older513,000201595
Median age (years)14.822015185
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Young age (0-14)107.4820151
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Old age (65 and older) 20155.492015155
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2000/20057.7220151
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2010/20157.6320151
Mother s mean age at first birth18.102010135
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)13.902005144
Birth registration (% under age 5) 2010-201564.002015136
Life expectancy at birth (years)61.942015161
Child malnutrition Stunting (moderate or severe) 2010-201543.00201511
Mortality rates Infant 2015 per 100057.10201521
Mortality rates Under-five per 100095.50201510
Life expectancy at age 60 2010/201516.002015166
Maternal mortality ratio (deaths per 100,000 live births)553201517
Physicians 2001-2014 per 1.00000.192014189
Hospital bed density (beds/1,000 population)0.312010186
Deaths due to Malaria 2012 per 100.00013120122
Deaths due to Tuberculosis per 100.00018.00201448
Deaths due to HIV prevalence, adult 2015 per 100.0000.50201566
Infants lacking immunization DTP 201411.00201439
Infants lacking immunization Measles 201428.00201427
Public health expenditure 2014 % of GDB3.212014106
Depth of food deficit (kilocalories per person per day) (%) 2013/201558.00201565
Expected years of schooling (years)5.422015189
Mean years of schooling (years)1.662015187
Literacy rate Adult (% ages 15 and older) 2005-201519.132015152
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Female 2005-201517.152015151
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Male 2005-201536.432015151
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary school (number of pupils per teacher) 2010-20135.75201434
Government expenditure on education (% of GDP) 2010-20146.78201416
Population with at least some secondary education (% ages 25 and older) 2006.072015162
Gross enrolment ratio Pre-primary (% of preschool-age children) 2010-20157.122015160
Gross enrolment ratio Primary (% of primary school-age population) 2010-20170.602015178
Gross enrolment ratio Secondary (% of secondary school-age population) 201018.822015170
Gross enrolment ratio Tertiary (% of tertiary school-age population) 2010-21.712015157
Gross enrolment ratio Primary school dropout rate (% of primary school coho35.60201522
Primary school teachers trained to teach (%) 2005-201550.082015108
Gross national income (GNI) per capita (2011 PPP $)889.462015188
GDP - per capita (PPP)800.002013218
GDP - per capita (PPP)897.402011181
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)13,980,000,000.002013146
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)17.862011139
GDP - real growth rate (%)6.20201335
Exports in US-Dollar1,539,000,000.002013146
Imports in US-Dollar2,314,000,000.002013157
External Debt in US-Dollar1,556,000,000.002013149
External debt stock (% of GNI) 2005-201432.15201368
Inflation rate (consumer prices) (%)1.902013159
Industrial production growth rate (%)5.70201345
Current account balance0.002013131
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold---2013
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home---2013
Market value of publicly traded shares---2011
Budget surplus/deficit (% of GDP)-2.40201396
Total tax revenue (% of GDP) 2005-2014---2014
Taxes and other revenues (% of GDP) 2005-2014---2014
Research and development expenditure (% of GDP) 2005-2014---2014
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2010-201516.332015162
Total debt service (% of GNI) 20140.732014101
Labor force4,688,000201381
Employment to population ratio 201562.89201553
Labour force participation rate 201564.69201581
Employment in agriculture 2010-2014---2014
Employment in services 2010-2014---2014
Unemployment Total 20152.772015165
Unemployment Youth 20153.902015171
Youth not in school or employment 2010-2014---2014
Vulnerable employment 2005-201484.8020148
Child labour 2009-2015 (% ages 5-14)31.00201511
Working poor at PPP$3.10 a day 2004-201385.0620139
Mandatory paid maternity leave 2015 (days)98201589
Old-age pension recipients 2004-2013 (% of statutory pension age population6.102013154
Income quintile ratio Average annual change (%) 2000/2014---2015
Roadways (km)18,949.002010114
Railways (km)---2008
Waterways (km)300.00201529
Military expenditures (% of GDP)1.06201395
Irrigated land (sq km)736.602008104
Telephones - main lines in use100,5002012144
Telephones - mobile cellular5,400,0002012107
Internet users115,9002009154
Nature and Environment
Carbon dioxide emissions per capita (tonnes)0.112013184
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy (Mt)1,272,0002011158
Carbon dioxide emissions - Average annual change (%) 1990/20130.62201598
Total renewable water resources (cu km)33.652011105
Fresh water withdrawals (% of total renewable water resources) 2005-20142.89201587
Natural resource depletion (% of GNI) 2010-201413.65201427
Forest area (% of total land area)0.902015179
Forest area change (%) 1990-2015-41.292015178
Electricity - production (kWh)250,000,0002011175
Electricity - consumption (kWh)832,500,0002010154
Electricity - imports (kWh)600,000,000201276
Electricity - installed generating capacity (kW)134,0002010166
Electricity - from fossil fuels (% of total installed capacity)100.00201026
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants (% of total installed capacity)0.002010188
Electricity - from nuclear fuels (% of total installed capacity)0.002010199
Electricity - from other renewable sources (% of total installed capacity)0.002010207
Industry and Production
Crude oil - production (bbl/day)20,000201278
Crude oil - exports (bbl/day)02010161
Crude oil - imports (bbl/day)02010152
Crude oil - proved reserves (bbl)---2010
Refined petroleum products - production (bbl/day)02011228
Refined petroleum products - consumption (bbl/day)5,6292011212
Natural gas - production (cu m)02011171
Natural gas - consumption (cu m)02010226
Natural gas - exports (cu m)02011153
Natural gas - imports (cu m)02011102
Natural gas proved reserves (cu m)02013174
Consumer price index (2010=100) 2015105.872015160
Domestic food price level (USA = 1.0) 2010-20147.24201425
Domestic food price level Volatility index 2010-20149.40201441
Human security
Refugees by country of origin1,390201588
Internally displaced persons153,000201530
Homeless people due to natural disaster (average annual per million people)448.93201518
Orphaned children---2014
Prison population (per 100,000 people) 2004-2015392015177
Homicide rate (per 100,000 people) 2010-20144.50201487
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Female 20121.902012140
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Male 201252012143
Violence against women ever experienced Intimate partner (%) 2005-2015---2015
Violence against women ever experienced Nonintimate partner (%) 2005-2015---2015
Safety Index (Numbeo)---2017
Human securiy
Crime Index (Numbeo)---2017
Gender gap
Sex ratio at birth (male to female births)1.052015129
Adolescent birth rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19)202.3820151
Pre-primary (% of pre-school age female population)7.342015158
Primary (% of primary school-age female population)65.022015178
Secondary (% of secondary school age female population)15.562015167
Youth unemployment rate (female to male ratio)0.802015174
Population with at least some secondary education (female to male ratio) 2005-20150.432015159
Total unempoyment rate (female to male ratio)0.712015170
Share of paid employment in non-agriculture, female (% of total paid employment in non-agriculture)---2015
Female legislators, senior officials and managers (% of total)---2014
Share of seats in parliament (% held by women)13.272015137
Life expectancy at age 50, female (years)24.502015161
Old-age pension recipients (female to male ratio) 2006-2013---2013
Gender Inequality Index - Average annual change (%) 2005/2015-0.50201526
Poverty and Inequality
Population in multidimensional poverty - Average annual change (%) 2005/2014-0.60201414
Coefficient of human inequality27.51201548
Inequality in life expectancy (%) 2010201535.30201521
Inequality in education (%)34.96201536
Inequality in income (%)12.252015142
Income inequality Quintile ratio 2010-20155.38201599
Income inequality Palma ratio 2010-20151.36201596
Income inequality Gini coefficient (UN) 2010-201533.99201597
Distribution of family income - Gini index (CIA)34.00201096
GINI index (World Bank)32.75201690
Income share held by highest (richest) 10% (Average 2010-2016)26.60201779
Income share held by highest (richest) 20% (Average 2010-2016)41.50201783
Income share held by lowest (poorest) 10% (Average 2010-2016)3.50201727
Income share held by lowest (poorest) 20% (Average 2010-2016)8.35201728
Income share held by third 20% (Average 2010-2016)16.10201758
Number of poor at $1,90 a day in PPP8,650,000.00201115
Number of poor at $3,20 a day in PPP14,500,000.00201116
Number of poor at $5,50 a day in PPP17,150,000.00201122
Social values
Old-age ages 65 and older dependency ratio (per 100 people ages 15-64) 20305.802015166
Languages and ethnic groups
Ethnic Fractionalization Index (Fearon)0.64201650
Cultural Diversity Index (Fearon)0.60201616
Ethnic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.65200352
Linguistic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.65200347
Religious Fractionalization (Alesina)0.202003171

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