Congo Basic Facts  

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  REPUBLIC OF

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Population 2006............................. ................................ 2,958,448
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 1,300
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 5.03

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.8
Labor force (%) ....... 2.4

Total Area...................................................................132,046 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 60
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 48
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 90
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) .............................24
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ...........................................23