Cape Verde Basic Facts

 
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Population 1999 .......................................................... 405,748
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 1090
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ .44


Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.4
Labor force (%) ....... 3.7

Total Area........................................................................1,556 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 57
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 68
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 56
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 67
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................29