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Population mid-2002 .............................................8,999,000
GNP per capita 2002 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 1,030
GDP 2002 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 8.9

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 3.2
Labor force (%) ....... 3.2

Total Area...................................................................495,753 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 64
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 23
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 49
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births).......................................100
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................39
Access to safe water (% of population) .....................................24
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ...........................................52