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Population 2002.........................................42,238,224
GNP per capita 1998 (Purchasing method, US$)...........1,500
GNP 2002 (purchasing method, US$ billions)................ 63
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.1
Labor force (%) .......1.6

Total Area...................................................................261,589 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................27
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 55
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................72.1
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................43
Access to safe water (% of population) .....................................60
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ..........................................16