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Population mid-1997 (millions) .......................1,951,965
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 430
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ millions).................310


Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.9
Labor force (%) ....... 2.6

Total Area...................................................................18,147 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 6
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 61
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 63
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................38
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 64
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) .......................................... 57