Country statistics and country information Congo (Democratic Republic of the)

AttributeDataYearintern. RankingData source
Area (sq km)2,344,860201511
Coastline (km)372017178
Human Development Index
Human Development Index0.442015176
HDI rank176201513
GNI per capita rank minus HDI rank (2011 PPP $)15201141
HDI rank (2011 PPP $)178201111
Total population77,266,800201519
Population in 2030120,304,000201513
Average annual growth (%) 2000/20053.10201520
Average annual growth (%) 2010/20153.17201513
Urban population (%) 201542.492015136
Population under age 513,876,000201510
Population Age 15-6439,440,000201522
Population age 65 and older2,291,000201538
Median age (years)16.892015177
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Young age (0-14)90.1120157
(per 100 people ages 15-64) Old age (65 and older) 20155.812015144
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2000/20056.9520156
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2010/20156.1520156
Mother s mean age at first birth20.202010108
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)17.702005138
Birth registration (% under age 5) 2010-201525.002015159
Life expectancy at birth (years)59.062015172
Child malnutrition Stunting (moderate or severe) 2010-201542.60201512
Mortality rates Infant 2015 per 100074.5020157
Mortality rates Under-five per 100098.3020159
Life expectancy at age 60 2010/201516.632015154
Maternal mortality ratio (deaths per 100,000 live births)693201510
Physicians 2001-2014 per 1.00001.072014161
Hospital bed density (beds/1,000 population)0.802010160
Deaths due to Malaria 2012 per 100.00010720125
Deaths due to Tuberculosis per 100.00069.0020144
Deaths due to HIV prevalence, adult 2015 per 100.0000.80201548
Infants lacking immunization DTP 201419.00201419
Infants lacking immunization Measles 201423.00201432
Public health expenditure 2014 % of GDB1.602014168
Depth of food deficit (kilocalories per person per day) (%) 2013/2015---2015
Expected years of schooling (years)9.752015164
Mean years of schooling (years)6.122015140
Literacy rate Adult (% ages 15 and older) 2005-201577.292015109
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Female 2005-201580.462015124
Literacy rate Youth (% ages 15-24) Male 2005-201591.602015102
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary school (number of pupils per teacher) 2010-20135.32201435
Government expenditure on education (% of GDP) 2010-20142.242014133
Population with at least some secondary education (% ages 25 and older) 20024.642015141
Gross enrolment ratio Pre-primary (% of preschool-age children) 2010-20154.172015168
Gross enrolment ratio Primary (% of primary school-age population) 2010-201106.97201565
Gross enrolment ratio Secondary (% of secondary school-age population) 201043.512015148
Gross enrolment ratio Tertiary (% of tertiary school-age population) 2010-26.642015141
Gross enrolment ratio Primary school dropout rate (% of primary school coho44.56201517
Primary school teachers trained to teach (%) 2005-201594.62201544
Gross national income (GNI) per capita (2011 PPP $)679.632015191
GDP - per capita (PPP)400.002013224
GDP - per capita (PPP)736.682011183
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)29,390,000,000.002013114
GDP (purchasing power parity, $)56.92201199
GDP - real growth rate (%)6.20201333
Exports in US-Dollar9,936,000,000.00201394
Imports in US-Dollar8,924,000,000.002013105
External Debt in US-Dollar6,874,000,000.002013108
External debt stock (% of GNI) 2005-201419.122013102
Inflation rate (consumer prices) (%)7.10201335
Industrial production growth rate (%)12.0020137
Current account balance0.002013152
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold1,582,000,000.002013126
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home---2013
Market value of publicly traded shares---2011
Budget surplus/deficit (% of GDP)-3.502013136
Total tax revenue (% of GDP) 2005-20148.772014126
Taxes and other revenues (% of GDP) 2005-201411.882014114
Research and development expenditure (% of GDP) 2005-20140.082014112
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2010-20159.682015167
Total debt service (% of GNI) 20141.38201481
Labor force35,180,000201317
Employment to population ratio 201568.40201530
Labour force participation rate 201571.12201540
Employment in agriculture 2010-2014---2014
Employment in services 2010-2014---2014
Unemployment Total 20153.832015146
Unemployment Youth 20156.172015158
Youth not in school or employment 2010-2014---2014
Vulnerable employment 2005-2014---2014
Child labour 2009-2015 (% ages 5-14)38.0020156
Working poor at PPP$3.10 a day 2004-201385.3420138
Mandatory paid maternity leave 2015 (days)98201585
Old-age pension recipients 2004-2013 (% of statutory pension age population15.002013127
Income quintile ratio Average annual change (%) 2000/2014---2015
Roadways (km)153,497.00201032
Railways (km)4,007200844
Waterways (km)15.00201549
Military expenditures (% of GDP)1.72201350
Irrigated land (sq km)105.002008135
Telephones - main lines in use58,2002012159
Telephones - mobile cellular19,487,000201252
Internet users290,0002009131
Nature and Environment
Carbon dioxide emissions per capita (tonnes)0.042013191
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy (Mt)2,721,0002011138
Carbon dioxide emissions - Average annual change (%) 1990/2013-4.722015158
Total renewable water resources (cu km)1,283.00201110
Fresh water withdrawals (% of total renewable water resources) 2005-20140.052015131
Natural resource depletion (% of GNI) 2010-201431.8320146
Forest area (% of total land area)67.30201519
Forest area change (%) 1990-2015-4.852015123
Electricity - production (kWh)7,804,000,0002011100
Electricity - consumption (kWh)6,197,000,0002010104
Electricity - imports (kWh)161,000,000201290
Electricity - installed generating capacity (kW)2,437,000201096
Electricity - from fossil fuels (% of total installed capacity)1.402010203
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants (% of total installed capacity)98.6020107
Electricity - from nuclear fuels (% of total installed capacity)0.002010113
Electricity - from other renewable sources (% of total installed capacity)0.002010165
Industry and Production
Crude oil - production (bbl/day)20,000201279
Crude oil - exports (bbl/day)22,240201054
Crude oil - imports (bbl/day)02010220
Crude oil - proved reserves (bbl)180,000,000201060
Refined petroleum products - production (bbl/day)02011178
Refined petroleum products - consumption (bbl/day)10,2402011200
Natural gas - production (cu m)02011112
Natural gas - consumption (cu m)02010179
Natural gas - exports (cu m)0201176
Natural gas - imports (cu m)02011171
Natural gas proved reserves (cu m)991,100,0002013103
Consumer price index (2010=100) 2015128.59201556
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 origin541,29120156
Internally displaced persons1,500,00020159
Homeless people due to natural disaster (average annual per million people)32.40201572
Orphaned children4,000,00020143
Prison population (per 100,000 people) 2004-2015322015182
Homicide rate (per 100,000 people) 2010-201412.50201426
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Female 20124.80201276
Suicide rate (per 100,000 people) Male 201216201267
Violence against women ever experienced Intimate partner (%) 2005-201564.1020153
Violence against women ever experienced Nonintimate partner (%) 2005-20152.70201543
Safety Index (Numbeo)---2017
Human securiy
Crime Index (Numbeo)---2017
Gender gap
Sex ratio at birth (male to female births)1.032015174
Adolescent birth rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19)122.6120159
Pre-primary (% of pre-school age female population)4.322015166
Primary (% of primary school-age female population)101.84201598
Secondary (% of secondary school age female population)33.332015156
Youth unemployment rate (female to male ratio)1.23201527
Population with at least some secondary education (female to male ratio) 2005-20150.412015160
Total unempoyment rate (female to male ratio)1.46201549
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)8.172015171
Life expectancy at age 50, female (years)24.762015157
Old-age pension recipients (female to male ratio) 2006-2013---2013
Gender Inequality Index - Average annual change (%) 2005/2015-0.17201516
Poverty and Inequality
Population in multidimensional poverty - Average annual change (%) 2005/2014-0.60201413
Coefficient of human inequality31.67201530
Inequality in life expectancy (%) 2010201539.10201513
Inequality in education (%)27.69201552
Inequality in income (%)28.21201546
Income inequality Quintile ratio 2010-20158.73201551
Income inequality Palma ratio 2010-20152.06201556
Income inequality Gini coefficient (UN) 2010-201542.10201556
Distribution of family income - Gini index (CIA)---2010
GINI index (World Bank)42.10201636
Income share held by highest (richest) 10% (Average 2010-2016)32.00201736
Income share held by highest (richest) 20% (Average 2010-2016)48.40201732
Income share held by lowest (poorest) 10% (Average 2010-2016)2.10201787
Income share held by lowest (poorest) 20% (Average 2010-2016)5.50201792
Income share held by third 20% (Average 2010-2016)14.50201795
Number of poor at $1,90 a day in PPP53,200,000.0020113
Number of poor at $3,20 a day in PPP63,000,000.0020117
Number of poor at $5,50 a day in PPP67,500,000.0020117
Social values
Old-age ages 65 and older dependency ratio (per 100 people ages 15-64) 20305.802015165
Languages and ethnic groups
Ethnic Fractionalization Index (Fearon)0.9320163
Cultural Diversity Index (Fearon)0.63201611
Ethnic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.8720034
Linguistic Fractionalization (Alesina)0.8720038
Religious Fractionalization (Alesina)0.70200325

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