Columbia Basic Facts  

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Population 2002 .............................................. 41,008,227
GDP per capita 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 6,300
GDP 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 255
Unemployment.....................................................................17%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.9
Labor force (%) ....... 3.1

Total Area...................................................................439,734 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 18
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 74
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 70
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 24
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 8
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 75
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 9