Democratic Republic of Congo Basic Facts  

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  DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

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People

Population(2006)...............................................62,660,
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 700
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 44.6


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

Total Area...................................................................905,654 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 29
Life expectancy at birth (years).................................................. 51
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 92
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 34
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................23