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AttributeDataYearintern. RankingData source
Geography
Area (sq km)4592015194
Coastline (km)1,519201766
Human Development Index
Human Development Index0.79201560
HDI rank602015128
GNI per capita rank minus HDI rank (2011 PPP $)21201119
HDI rank (2011 PPP $)622011127
Population
Total population21,2912015193
Population in 203024,7772015195
Average annual growth (%) 2000/20050.752015132
Average annual growth (%) 2010/20150.792015125
Urban population (%) 201587.07201524
Population under age 5---2015
Population Age 15-64---2015
Population age 65 and older---2015
Median age (years)---2015
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Young age (0-14)---2015
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Old age (65 and older) 2015---2015
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2000/2005---2015
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2010/2015---2015
Mother s mean age at first birth---2010
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)32.802005115
Birth registration (% under age 5) 2010-2015---2015
Health
Life expectancy at birth (years)72.872015102
Child malnutrition Stunting (moderate or severe) 2010-2015---2015
Mortality rates Infant 2015 per 100014.202015102
Mortality rates Under-five per 100016.402015103
Life expectancy at age 60 2010/2015---2015
Maternal mortality ratio (deaths per 100,000 live births)---2015
Physicians 2001-2014 per 1.000013.81201489
Hospital bed density (beds/1,000 population)4.80201039
Deaths due to Malaria 2012 per 100.000---2012
Deaths due to Tuberculosis per 100.0001.202014138
Deaths due to HIV prevalence, adult 2015 per 100.000---2015
Infants lacking immunization DTP 20141.002014158
Infants lacking immunization Measles 201417.00201445
Public health expenditure 2014 % of GDB6.53201432
Depth of food deficit (kilocalories per person per day) (%) 2013/2015---2015
Education
Expected years of schooling (years)14.29201565
Mean years of schooling (years)12.33201516
Literacy rate Adult (% ages 15 and older) 2005-201599.52201519
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Female 2005-201599.83201521
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Male 2005-201599.80201519
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary school (number of pupils per teacher) 2010-201---2014
Government expenditure on education (% of GDP) 2010-2014---2014
Population with at least some secondary education (% ages 25 and older) 200---2015
Gross enrolment ratio Pre-primary (% of preschool-age children) 2010-201574.00201575
Gross enrolment ratio Primary (% of primary school-age population) 2010-201114.30201524
Gross enrolment ratio Secondary (% of secondary school-age population) 2010113.60201515
Gross enrolment ratio Tertiary (% of tertiary school-age population) 2010-261.86201543
Gross enrolment ratio Primary school dropout rate (% of primary school coho---2015
Primary school teachers trained to teach (%) 2005-2015---2015
Economy
Gross national income (GNI) per capita (2011 PPP $)13,770.80201581
GDP - per capita (PPP)10,500.002013113
GDP - per capita (PPP)14,386.00201177
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)245,500,000.002013214
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)0.312011182
GDP - real growth rate (%)3.50201389
Exports in US-Dollar12,300,000.002013207
Imports in US-Dollar113,400,000.002013208
External Debt in US-Dollar0.002013202
External debt stock (% of GNI) 2005-2014---2013
Inflation rate (consumer prices) (%)2.702013120
Industrial production growth rate (%)---2013
Current account balance0.00201363
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)-2.40201398
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) 2010-2015---2015
Total debt service (% of GNI) 2014---2014
Employment
Labor force9,7772013212
Employment to population ratio 2015---2015
Labour force participation rate 2015---2015
Employment in agriculture 2010-2014---2014
Employment in services 2010-2014---2014
Unemployment Total 2015---2015
Unemployment Youth 2015---2015
Youth not in school or employment 2010-2014---2014
Vulnerable employment 2005-2014---2014
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)---2015
Old-age pension recipients 2004-2013 (% of statutory pension age population48.00201392
Income quintile ratio Average annual change (%) 2000/2014---2015
Traffic
Airports3.002016189
Roadways (km)---2010
Railways (km)---2008
Waterways (km)---2015
Military
Military expenditures (% of GDP)---2013
Agriculture
Irrigated land (sq km)---2008
Communication
Telephones - main lines in use7,3002012203
Telephones - mobile cellular17,1502012208
Internet users---2009
Nature and Environment
Carbon dioxide emissions per capita (tonnes)10.69201320
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy (Mt)---2011
Carbon dioxide emissions - Average annual change (%) 1990/2013-1.622015148
Total renewable water resources (cu km)---2011
Fresh water withdrawals (% of total renewable water resources) 2005-2014---2015
Natural resource depletion (% of GNI) 2010-2014---2014
Forest area (% of total land area)87.6120155
Forest area change (%) 1990-2015---2015
Energy
Electricity - production (kWh)---2011
Electricity - consumption (kWh)---2010
Electricity - imports (kWh)---2012
Electricity - installed generating capacity (kW)---2010
Electricity - from fossil fuels (% of total installed capacity)---2010
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants (% of total installed capacity)---2010
Electricity - from nuclear fuels (% of total installed capacity)---2010
Electricity - from other renewable sources (% of total installed capacity)---2010
Industry and Production
Crude oil - production (bbl/day)---2012
Crude oil - exports (bbl/day)---2010
Crude oil - imports (bbl/day)---2010
Crude oil - proved reserves (bbl)---2010
Refined petroleum products - production (bbl/day)---2011
Refined petroleum products - consumption (bbl/day)---2011
Natural gas - production (cu m)---2011
Natural gas - consumption (cu m)---2010
Natural gas - exports (cu m)---2011
Natural gas - imports (cu m)---2011
Natural gas proved reserves (cu m)---2013
Prices
Consumer price index (2010=100) 2015---2015
Domestic food price level (USA = 1.0) 2010-2014---2014
Domestic food price level Volatility index 2010-2014---2014
Human security
Refugees by country of origin22015183
Internally displaced persons---2015
Homeless people due to natural disaster (average annual per million people)0.002015143
Orphaned children---2014
Prison population (per 100,000 people) 2004-2015343201518
Homicide rate (per 100,000 people) 2010-20143.102014112
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Female 2012---2012
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Male 2012---2012
Violence against women ever experienced Intimate partner (%) 2005-201525.30201552
Violence against women ever experienced Nonintimate partner (%) 2005-201515.1020153
Safety Index (Numbeo)---2017
Human securiy
Crime Index (Numbeo)---2017
Gender gap
Sex ratio at birth (male to female births)---2015
Adolescent birth rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19)---2015
Pre-primary (% of pre-school age female population)77.08201570
Primary (% of primary school-age female population)111.79201529
Secondary (% of secondary school age female population)116.94201512
Youth unemployment rate (female to male ratio)---2015
Population with at least some secondary education (female to male ratio) 2005-2015---2015
Total unempoyment rate (female to male ratio)---2015
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)10.342015160
Life expectancy at age 50, female (years)---2015
Old-age pension recipients (female to male ratio) 2006-2013---2013
Gender Inequality Index - Average annual change (%) 2005/2015---2015
Poverty and Inequality
Population in multidimensional poverty - Average annual change (%) 2005/2014---2014
Coefficient of human inequality---2015
Inequality in life expectancy (%) 20102015---2015
Inequality in education (%)12.04201597
Inequality in income (%)23.04201568
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) 2030---2015
Languages and ethnic groups
Ethnic Fractionalization Index (Fearon)---2016
Cultural Diversity Index (Fearon)---2016
Ethnic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.43200395
Linguistic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.322003112
Religious Fractionalization (Alesina)0.71200321
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