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AttributeDataYearintern. RankingData source
Area (sq km)824,292201534
Coastline (km)1,572201764
Human Development Index
Human Development Index0.642015125
HDI rank125201564
GNI per capita rank minus HDI rank (2011 PPP $)-182011164
HDI rank (2011 PPP $)126201162
Total population2,458,8302015140
Population in 20303,272,2202015138
Average annual growth (%) 2000/20051.322015102
Average annual growth (%) 2010/20152.28201544
Urban population (%) 201546.662015126
Population under age 5338,0002015125
Population Age 15-641,471,0002015140
Population age 65 and older87,0002015148
Median age (years)21.212015135
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Young age (0-14)61.37201554
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Old age (65 and older) 20155.902015142
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2000/20053.81201561
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2010/20153.60201552
Mother s mean age at first birth21.40201090
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)55.10200574
Birth registration (% under age 5) 2010-201587.002015107
Life expectancy at birth (years)65.062015145
Child malnutrition Stunting (moderate or severe) 2010-201523.10201563
Mortality rates Infant 2015 per 100032.80201558
Mortality rates Under-five per 100045.40201552
Life expectancy at age 60 2010/201517.272015134
Maternal mortality ratio (deaths per 100,000 live births)265201544
Physicians 2001-2014 per 1.00003.742014132
Hospital bed density (beds/1,000 population)2.70201087
Deaths due to Malaria 2012 per 100.0000201269
Deaths due to Tuberculosis per 100.00063.0020149
Deaths due to HIV prevalence, adult 2015 per 100.00013.3020156
Infants lacking immunization DTP 20148.00201452
Infants lacking immunization Measles 201417.00201446
Public health expenditure 2014 % of GDB5.36201448
Depth of food deficit (kilocalories per person per day) (%) 2013/2015323.0020155
Expected years of schooling (years)11.662015134
Mean years of schooling (years)6.682015128
Literacy rate Adult (% ages 15 and older) 2005-201581.94201598
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Female 2005-201593.34201598
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Male 2005-201586.452015117
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary school (number of pupils per teacher) 2010-20129.78201449
Government expenditure on education (% of GDP) 2010-20148.3520145
Population with at least some secondary education (% ages 25 and older) 20038.532015122
Gross enrolment ratio Pre-primary (% of preschool-age children) 2010-201521.442015140
Gross enrolment ratio Primary (% of primary school-age population) 2010-201111.43201540
Gross enrolment ratio Secondary (% of secondary school-age population) 2010---2015
Gross enrolment ratio Tertiary (% of tertiary school-age population) 2010-2---2015
Gross enrolment ratio Primary school dropout rate (% of primary school coho9.41201582
Primary school teachers trained to teach (%) 2005-201596.39201535
Gross national income (GNI) per capita (2011 PPP $)9,769.852015107
GDP - per capita (PPP)8,200.002013128
GDP - per capita (PPP)9,800.782011103
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)17,790,000,000.002013138
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)24.102011126
GDP - real growth rate (%)4.40201370
Exports in US-Dollar5,124,000,000.002013113
Imports in US-Dollar7,084,000,000.002013112
External Debt in US-Dollar4,312,000,000.002013125
External debt stock (% of GNI) 2005-2014---2013
Inflation rate (consumer prices) (%)5.50201361
Industrial production growth rate (%)5.60201348
Current account balance0.002013109
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold2,267,000,000.002013117
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home---2013
Market value of publicly traded shares1,152,000,000.002011147
Budget surplus/deficit (% of GDP)-6.502013183
Total tax revenue (% of GDP) 2005-201423.11201428
Taxes and other revenues (% of GDP) 2005-201432.62201426
Research and development expenditure (% of GDP) 2005-20140.142014100
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2010-201556.56201587
Total debt service (% of GNI) 2014---2014
Labor force880,4002013146
Employment to population ratio 201544.222015150
Labour force participation rate 201559.352015123
Employment in agriculture 2010-201431.40201435
Employment in services 2010-201454.20201484
Unemployment Total 201525.49201510
Unemployment Youth 201549.5820156
Youth not in school or employment 2010-201432.0120149
Vulnerable employment 2005-20147.802014114
Child labour 2009-2015 (% ages 5-14)---2015
Working poor at PPP$3.10 a day 2004-201331.23201352
Mandatory paid maternity leave 2015 (days)842015126
Old-age pension recipients 2004-2013 (% of statutory pension age population98.40201329
Income quintile ratio Average annual change (%) 2000/2014---2015
Roadways (km)44,138.00201082
Railways (km)2,626200864
Waterways (km)---2015
Military expenditures (% of GDP)3.11201319
Irrigated land (sq km)75.732008141
Telephones - main lines in use171,0002012129
Telephones - mobile cellular2,435,0002012136
Internet users127,5002009150
Nature and Environment
Carbon dioxide emissions per capita (tonnes)1.262013126
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy (Mt)3,217,0002011135
Carbon dioxide emissions - Average annual change (%) 1990/201317.8920151
Total renewable water resources (cu km)17.722011123
Fresh water withdrawals (% of total renewable water resources) 2005-2014---2015
Natural resource depletion (% of GNI) 2010-20141.192014112
Forest area (% of total land area)8.402015151
Forest area change (%) 1990-2015-21.032015156
Electricity - production (kWh)1,331,000,0002011140
Electricity - consumption (kWh)4,238,000,0002010121
Electricity - imports (kWh)2,907,000,000201247
Electricity - installed generating capacity (kW)487,0002010140
Electricity - from fossil fuels (% of total installed capacity)31.802010176
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants (% of total installed capacity)68.20201023
Electricity - from nuclear fuels (% of total installed capacity)0.002010252
Electricity - from other renewable sources (% of total installed capacity)0.002010138
Industry and Production
Crude oil - production (bbl/day)02012141
Crude oil - exports (bbl/day)02010203
Crude oil - imports (bbl/day)02010189
Crude oil - proved reserves (bbl)02010201
Refined petroleum products - production (bbl/day)02011254
Refined petroleum products - consumption (bbl/day)22,9902011171
Natural gas - production (cu m)02011204
Natural gas - consumption (cu m)02010254
Natural gas - exports (cu m)02011203
Natural gas - imports (cu m)02011145
Natural gas proved reserves (cu m)62,290,000,000201362
Consumer price index (2010=100) 2015128.92201555
Domestic food price level (USA = 1.0) 2010-20143.45201484
Domestic food price level Volatility index 2010-20147.20201467
Human security
Refugees by country of origin1,476201585
Internally displaced persons---2015
Homeless people due to natural disaster (average annual per million people)0.002015172
Orphaned children100,000201436
Prison population (per 100,000 people) 2004-2015144201586
Homicide rate (per 100,000 people) 2010-201416.90201421
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Female 20121.402012150
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Male 201242012150
Violence against women ever experienced Intimate partner (%) 2005-2015---2015
Violence against women ever experienced Nonintimate partner (%) 2005-2015---2015
Safety Index (Numbeo)32.872017101
Human securiy
Crime Index (Numbeo)67.13201710
Gender gap
Sex ratio at birth (male to female births)1.032015157
Adolescent birth rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19)76.81201541
Pre-primary (% of pre-school age female population)21.822015138
Primary (% of primary school-age female population)109.54201545
Secondary (% of secondary school age female population)---2015
Youth unemployment rate (female to male ratio)1.11201574
Population with at least some secondary education (female to male ratio) 2005-20150.98201573
Total unempoyment rate (female to male ratio)1.22201586
Share of paid employment in non-agriculture, female (% of total paid employment in non-agriculture)---2015
Female legislators, senior officials and managers (% of total)42.77201414
Share of seats in parliament (% held by women)37.69201520
Life expectancy at age 50, female (years)26.082015139
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 (%) 2005/20141.1020147
Coefficient of human inequality33.43201516
Inequality in life expectancy (%) 2010201521.70201561
Inequality in education (%)25.02201557
Inequality in income (%)53.5920154
Income inequality Quintile ratio 2010-201520.3220155
Income inequality Palma ratio 2010-20155.7620154
Income inequality Gini coefficient (UN) 2010-201560.9720152
Distribution of family income - Gini index (CIA)59.7020106
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) 20307.402015137
Languages and ethnic groups
Ethnic Fractionalization Index (Fearon)0.72201635
Cultural Diversity Index (Fearon)0.59201618
Ethnic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.63200355
Linguistic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.70200338
Religious Fractionalization (Alesina)0.66200340

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