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AttributeDataYearintern. RankingData source
Area (sq km)243,610201580
Coastline (km)12,429201713
Human Development Index
Human Development Index0.91201516
HDI rank162015173
GNI per capita rank minus HDI rank (2011 PPP $)10201164
HDI rank (2011 PPP $)162011173
Total population64,715,800201521
Population in 203070,112,500201521
Average annual growth (%) 2000/20050.452015154
Average annual growth (%) 2010/20150.632015135
Urban population (%) 201582.59201534
Population under age 54,058,000201531
Population Age 15-6441,719,000201520
Population age 65 and older11,492,000201511
Median age (years)40.05201532
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Young age (0-14)27.572015135
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Old age (65 and older) 201527.55201520
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2000/20051.662015149
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2010/20151.922015128
Mother s mean age at first birth27.80201029
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)84.0020056
Birth registration (% under age 5) 2010-2015100.00201520
Life expectancy at birth (years)80.85201527
Child malnutrition Stunting (moderate or severe) 2010-2015---2015
Mortality rates Infant 2015 per 10003.502015163
Mortality rates Under-five per 10004.202015166
Life expectancy at age 60 2010/201523.52201526
Maternal mortality ratio (deaths per 100,000 live births)92015149
Physicians 2001-2014 per 1.000028.09201447
Hospital bed density (beds/1,000 population)3.00201078
Deaths due to Malaria 2012 per 100.000---2012
Deaths due to Tuberculosis per 100.0000.462014157
Deaths due to HIV prevalence, adult 2015 per 100.000---2015
Infants lacking immunization DTP 20142.002014111
Infants lacking immunization Measles 20147.00201495
Public health expenditure 2014 % of GDB7.58201420
Depth of food deficit (kilocalories per person per day) (%) 2013/2015---2015
Expected years of schooling (years)16.31201524
Mean years of schooling (years)13.2820152
Literacy rate Adult (% ages 15 and older) 2005-2015---2015
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Female 2005-2015---2015
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Male 2005-2015---2015
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary school (number of pupils per teacher) 2010-20117.392014101
Government expenditure on education (% of GDP) 2010-20145.69201437
Population with at least some secondary education (% ages 25 and older) 20082.90201551
Gross enrolment ratio Pre-primary (% of preschool-age children) 2010-201588.22201552
Gross enrolment ratio Primary (% of primary school-age population) 2010-201108.24201559
Gross enrolment ratio Secondary (% of secondary school-age population) 2010127.8120158
Gross enrolment ratio Tertiary (% of tertiary school-age population) 2010-256.48201548
Gross enrolment ratio Primary school dropout rate (% of primary school coho---2015
Primary school teachers trained to teach (%) 2005-2015---2015
Gross national income (GNI) per capita (2011 PPP $)37,930.80201526
GDP - per capita (PPP)37,300.00201333
GDP - per capita (PPP)38,657.80201123
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)2,387,000,000,000.0020138
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)2,518.1020119
GDP - real growth rate (%)1.802013147
Exports in US-Dollar813,200,000,000.0020134
Imports in US-Dollar782,500,000,000.0020134
External Debt in US-Dollar9,577,000,000,000.0020132
External debt stock (% of GNI) 2005-2014---2013
Inflation rate (consumer prices) (%)2.002013153
Industrial production growth rate (%)-0.302013168
Current account balance0.002013191
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold87,480,000,000.00201324
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home1,557,000,000,000.0020132
Market value of publicly traded shares2,903,000,000,000.0020118
Budget surplus/deficit (% of GDP)-3.602013137
Total tax revenue (% of GDP) 2005-201425.05201417
Taxes and other revenues (% of GDP) 2005-201432.63201425
Research and development expenditure (% of GDP) 2005-20141.70201421
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2010-2015163.21201518
Total debt service (% of GNI) 2014---2014
Labor force30,150,000201319
Employment to population ratio 201559.25201586
Labour force participation rate 201562.68201597
Employment in agriculture 2010-20141.102014122
Employment in services 2010-201479.10201411
Unemployment Total 20155.472015119
Unemployment Youth 201515.08201591
Youth not in school or employment 2010-201411.87201469
Vulnerable employment 2005-201412.70201497
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)142015174
Old-age pension recipients 2004-2013 (% of statutory pension age population99.50201327
Income quintile ratio Average annual change (%) 2000/2014---2015
Roadways (km)394,428.00201016
Railways (km)16,454200817
Waterways (km)3.20201575
Military expenditures (% of GDP)2.49201328
Irrigated land (sq km)2,280.00200871
Telephones - main lines in use33,010,00020129
Telephones - mobile cellular82,109,000201218
Internet users51,444,00020097
Nature and Environment
Carbon dioxide emissions per capita (tonnes)7.13201340
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy (Mt)178,500,000201131
Carbon dioxide emissions - Average annual change (%) 1990/2013-1.332015145
Total renewable water resources (cu km)147.00201154
Fresh water withdrawals (% of total renewable water resources) 2005-20145.45201573
Natural resource depletion (% of GNI) 2010-20140.582014129
Forest area (% of total land area)13.002015135
Forest area change (%) 1990-201513.17201537
Electricity - production (kWh)365,700,000,000201111
Electricity - consumption (kWh)323,300,000,000201011
Electricity - imports (kWh)17,530,000,000201210
Electricity - installed generating capacity (kW)89,240,000201012
Electricity - from fossil fuels (% of total installed capacity)76.00201098
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants (% of total installed capacity)4.802010126
Electricity - from nuclear fuels (% of total installed capacity)11.20201030
Electricity - from other renewable sources (% of total installed capacity)8.00201031
Industry and Production
Crude oil - production (bbl/day)771,800201225
Crude oil - exports (bbl/day)637,800201020
Crude oil - imports (bbl/day)1,053,000201024
Crude oil - proved reserves (bbl)3,122,000,000201029
Refined petroleum products - production (bbl/day)1,343,000201130
Refined petroleum products - consumption (bbl/day)1,217,000201136
Natural gas - production (cu m)38,480,000,000201124
Natural gas - consumption (cu m)51,630,000,000201028
Natural gas - exports (cu m)8,949,000,000201126
Natural gas - imports (cu m)48,260,000,00020117
Natural gas proved reserves (cu m)244,000,000,000201343
Consumer price index (2010=100) 2015111.842015105
Domestic food price level (USA = 1.0) 2010-20141.192014144
Domestic food price level Volatility index 2010-20145.002014105
Human security
Refugees by country of origin1312015135
Internally displaced persons---2015
Homeless people due to natural disaster (average annual per million people)43.58201565
Orphaned children---2014
Prison population (per 100,000 people) 2004-2015146201582
Homicide rate (per 100,000 people) 2010-20140.902014163
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Female 20122.602012119
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Male 2012102012102
Violence against women ever experienced Intimate partner (%) 2005-201529.00201541
Violence against women ever experienced Nonintimate partner (%) 2005-20157.00201518
Safety Index (Numbeo)58.99201751
Human securiy
Crime Index (Numbeo)41.01201760
Gender gap
Sex ratio at birth (male to female births)1.05201570
Adolescent birth rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19)14.642015138
Pre-primary (% of pre-school age female population)88.08201548
Primary (% of primary school-age female population)108.08201553
Secondary (% of secondary school age female population)130.4020157
Youth unemployment rate (female to male ratio)0.902015163
Population with at least some secondary education (female to male ratio) 2005-20150.96201581
Total unempoyment rate (female to male ratio)0.932015143
Share of paid employment in non-agriculture, female (% of total paid employment in non-agriculture)49.40201519
Female legislators, senior officials and managers (% of total)34.27201444
Share of seats in parliament (% held by women)26.75201552
Life expectancy at age 50, female (years)33.86201529
Old-age pension recipients (female to male ratio) 2006-20131201331
Gender Inequality Index - Average annual change (%) 2005/2015-3.852015121
Poverty and Inequality
Population in multidimensional poverty - Average annual change (%) 2005/2014---2014
Coefficient of human inequality7.842015136
Inequality in life expectancy (%) 201020154.502015156
Inequality in education (%)2.832015148
Inequality in income (%)16.202015117
Income inequality Quintile ratio 2010-20155.342015102
Income inequality Palma ratio 2010-20151.252015109
Income inequality Gini coefficient (UN) 2010-201532.572015107
Distribution of family income - Gini index (CIA)32.302010104
GINI index (World Bank)33.44201683
Income share held by highest (richest) 10% (Average 2010-2016)25.64201794
Income share held by highest (richest) 20% (Average 2010-2016)40.86201790
Income share held by lowest (poorest) 10% (Average 2010-2016)2.94201759
Income share held by lowest (poorest) 20% (Average 2010-2016)7.42201753
Income share held by third 20% (Average 2010-2016)16.76201738
Number of poor at $1,90 a day in PPP160,000.00201168
Number of poor at $3,20 a day in PPP220,000.00201179
Number of poor at $5,50 a day in PPP360,000.00201192
Social values
Old-age ages 65 and older dependency ratio (per 100 people ages 15-64) 203035.00201531
Languages and ethnic groups
Ethnic Fractionalization Index (Fearon)0.322016105
Cultural Diversity Index (Fearon)0.182016101
Ethnic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.122003161
Linguistic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.052003173
Religious Fractionalization (Alesina)0.69200327

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