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Population 2008...............................................2,108,000
GDP per capita 2008 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 5,100
GDP 2008 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 11.23
Unemployment.....................................................................35%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.6
Labor force (%) ....... 2.2

Total Area...................................................................318,261 sq. mi. Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 38
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 56
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births).........................................65
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................26
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 60
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................62