Central African Republic Basic Facts  

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  CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Basic Info.

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People

Population 2002 ........................................................ 3,642,739
GDP per capita 2002 (Power Parity, US$)........... 1,300
GDP 2002 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 4.6
Unemployment.....................................................................6%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.1


Total Area...................................................................240,533 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 40
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................45
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 98
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................23
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 23
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................58