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AttributeDataYearintern. RankingData source
Area (sq km)196,722201588
Coastline (km)5312017100
Human Development Index
Human Development Index0.492015162
HDI rank162201527
GNI per capita rank minus HDI rank (2011 PPP $)32011102
HDI rank (2011 PPP $)163201126
Total population15,129,300201571
Population in 203022,801,600201563
Average annual growth (%) 2000/20052.67201536
Average annual growth (%) 2010/20153.10201515
Urban population (%) 201543.722015134
Population under age 52,601,000201553
Population Age 15-648,063,000201570
Population age 65 and older444,0002015102
Median age (years)17.982015169
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Young age (0-14)82.10201517
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Old age (65 and older) 20155.502015154
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2000/20055.38201530
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2010/20155.18201517
Mother's mean age at first birth21.40201089
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)13.102005146
Birth registration (% under age 5) 2010-201573.002015125
Life expectancy at birth (years)66.932015135
Child malnutrition Stunting (moderate or severe) 2010-201519.40201577
Mortality rates Infant 2015 per 100041.70201541
Mortality rates Under-five per 100047.20201550
Life expectancy at age 60 2010/201516.642015152
Maternal mortality ratio (deaths per 100,000 live births)315201540
Physicians 2001-2014 per 1.00000.592014170
Hospital bed density (beds/1,000 population)0.302010188
Deaths due to Malaria 2012 per 100.00059201228
Deaths due to Tuberculosis per 100.00021.00201442
Deaths due to HIV prevalence, adult 2015 per 100.0000.50201565
Infants lacking immunization DTP 20146.00201466
Infants lacking immunization Measles 201420.00201441
Public health expenditure 2014 % of GDB2.422014140
Depth of food deficit (kilocalories per person per day) (%) 2013/201566.00201559
Expected years of schooling (years)9.472015168
Mean years of schooling (years)2.762015182
Literacy rate Adult (% ages 15 and older) 2005-201555.672015137
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Female 2005-201563.572015137
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Male 2005-201575.912015132
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary school (number of pupils per teacher) 2010-20131.59201442
Government expenditure on education (% of GDP) 2010-20145.60201440
Population with at least some secondary education (% ages 25 and older) 20013.892015154
Gross enrolment ratio Pre-primary (% of preschool-age children) 2010-201514.722015151
Gross enrolment ratio Primary (% of primary school-age population) 2010-20180.882015175
Gross enrolment ratio Secondary (% of secondary school-age population) 201040.072015154
Gross enrolment ratio Tertiary (% of tertiary school-age population) 2010-27.392015139
Gross enrolment ratio Primary school dropout rate (% of primary school coho38.63201519
Primary school teachers trained to teach (%) 2005-201569.97201590
Gross national income (GNI) per capita (2011 PPP $)2,250.132015165
GDP - per capita (PPP)2,100.002013189
GDP - per capita (PPP)2,287.672011156
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)27,720,000,000.002013119
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)34.612011110
GDP - real growth rate (%)4.00201379
Exports in US-Dollar2,691,000,000.002013130
Imports in US-Dollar5,610,000,000.002013122
External Debt in US-Dollar4,375,000,000.002013124
External debt stock (% of GNI) 2005-201436.58201360
Inflation rate (consumer prices) (%)0.802013201
Industrial production growth rate (%)3.002013106
Current account balance0.002013127
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold2,150,000,000.002013120
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home---2013
Market value of publicly traded shares---2011
Budget surplus/deficit (% of GDP)-5.302013171
Total tax revenue (% of GDP) 2005-201419.18201447
Taxes and other revenues (% of GDP) 2005-201423.08201468
Research and development expenditure (% of GDP) 2005-20140.54201459
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2010-201535.982015120
Total debt service (% of GNI) 20142.33201465
Labor force6,096,000201366
Employment to population ratio 201551.752015131
Labour force participation rate 201557.072015133
Employment in agriculture 2010-201446.10201419
Employment in services 2010-201422.402014125
Unemployment Total 20159.32201568
Unemployment Youth 201513.142015103
Youth not in school or employment 2010-2014---2014
Vulnerable employment 2005-201458.00201430
Child labour 2009-2015 (% ages 5-14)15.00201555
Working poor at PPP$3.10 a day 2004-201363.81201334
Mandatory paid maternity leave 2015 (days)98201579
Old-age pension recipients 2004-2013 (% of statutory pension age population23.502013117
Income quintile ratio Average annual change (%) 2000/20140.35201529
Roadways (km)14,008.002010125
Railways (km)906200892
Waterways (km)1.002015107
Military expenditures (% of GDP)---2013
Irrigated land (sq km)1,197.00200885
Telephones - main lines in use338,2002012109
Telephones - mobile cellular11,470,000201273
Internet users1,818,000200976
Nature and Environment
Carbon dioxide emissions per capita (tonnes)0.592013147
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy (Mt)7,088,0002011110
Carbon dioxide emissions - Average annual change (%) 1990/20131.47201580
Total renewable water resources (cu km)38.80201199
Fresh water withdrawals (% of total renewable water resources) 2005-2014---2015
Natural resource depletion (% of GNI) 2010-20141.122014113
Forest area (% of total land area)42.97201557
Forest area change (%) 1990-2015-11.502015143
Electricity - production (kWh)2,769,000,0002011129
Electricity - consumption (kWh)2,220,000,0002010137
Electricity - imports (kWh)02012194
Electricity - installed generating capacity (kW)638,0002010131
Electricity - from fossil fuels (% of total installed capacity)99.70201046
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants (% of total installed capacity)0.002010197
Electricity - from nuclear fuels (% of total installed capacity)0.002010225
Electricity - from other renewable sources (% of total installed capacity)0.30201090
Industry and Production
Crude oil - production (bbl/day)02012209
Crude oil - exports (bbl/day)02010178
Crude oil - imports (bbl/day)15,5002010120
Crude oil - proved reserves (bbl)02010181
Refined petroleum products - production (bbl/day)15,1002011146
Refined petroleum products - consumption (bbl/day)40,6002011154
Natural gas - production (cu m)20,000,000201188
Natural gas - consumption (cu m)20,000,0002010159
Natural gas - exports (cu m)02011177
Natural gas - imports (cu m)02011125
Natural gas proved reserves (cu m)02013188
Consumer price index (2010=100) 2015104.622015166
Domestic food price level (USA = 1.0) 2010-20148.37201413
Domestic food price level Volatility index 2010-20148.70201450
Human security
Refugees by country of origin21,280201532
Internally displaced persons24,000201544
Homeless people due to natural disaster (average annual per million people)0.002015182
Orphaned children---2014
Prison population (per 100,000 people) 2004-2015622015153
Homicide rate (per 100,000 people) 2010-20147.90201458
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Female 20122.802012115
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Male 201292012112
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)1.042015141
Adolescent birth rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19)78.57201540
Pre-primary (% of pre-school age female population)15.642015145
Primary (% of primary school-age female population)84.312015167
Secondary (% of secondary school age female population)38.252015148
Youth unemployment rate (female to male ratio)1.35201511
Population with at least some secondary education (female to male ratio) 2005-20150.532015148
Total unempoyment rate (female to male ratio)1.73201530
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)42.6720156
Life expectancy at age 50, female (years)25.682015146
Old-age pension recipients (female to male ratio) 2006-2013---2013
Gender Inequality Index - Average annual change (%) 2005/2015-1.35201566
Poverty and Inequality
Population in multidimensional poverty - Average annual change (%) 2005/2014-3.40201434
Coefficient of human inequality32.48201523
Inequality in life expectancy (%) 2010201525.00201553
Inequality in education (%)44.75201512
Inequality in income (%)27.69201549
Income inequality Quintile ratio 2010-20157.74201563
Income inequality Palma ratio 2010-20151.89201564
Income inequality Gini coefficient (UN) 2010-201540.29201564
Distribution of family income - Gini index (CIA)41.30201052
GINI index (World Bank)40.30201644
Income share held by highest (richest) 10% (Average 2010-2016)31.00201746
Income share held by highest (richest) 20% (Average 2010-2016)46.90201744
Income share held by lowest (poorest) 10% (Average 2010-2016)2.30201782
Income share held by lowest (poorest) 20% (Average 2010-2016)6.10201783
Income share held by third 20% (Average 2010-2016)15.00201783
Number of poor at $1,90 a day in PPP5,100,000.00201123
Number of poor at $3,20 a day in PPP9,000,000.00201127
Number of poor at $5,50 a day in PPP11,700,000.00201129
Social values
Old-age ages 65 and older dependency ratio (per 100 people ages 15-64) 20305.602015168
Languages and ethnic groups
Ethnic Fractionalization Index (Fearon)0.73201633
Cultural Diversity Index (Fearon)0.40201657
Ethnic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.69200339
Linguistic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.71200337
Religious Fractionalization (Alesina)0.152003184

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