Burundi Basic Facts  

 
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Population mid-2002 .......................................... 6,373,000

GDP per capita 2002 (PURCHSAING PARITY, US$)........... 600
GDP 2002 (PURCHSAING PARITY, US$ billions)................ .32


Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.3
Labor force (%) ....... 2.3

Total Area...................................................................10,745 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 32
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 8
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................42
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births).......................................119
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................38
Access to safe water (% of population) .....................................58
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................55