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Population 2006 ................................................ 4,786,994
GDP per capita 2005 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$).... 1005
GDP 2005 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 4.4


Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.6
Labor force (%) ....... 2.6

Total Area..................................................................-----------------
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)......18
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 51
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 62
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 44
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 7
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ...........................................53