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Population 2006.............................................. 1,313,973,713
GNP per capita 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 7600
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 6000
Unemployment.....................................................................4.2%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.1
Labor force (%) ....... 1.4

Total Area...................................................................3,705,392 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 6
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 32
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 70
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 23
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................. 16
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 83
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................17