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Population 2009 ......................................................... 28,563,000
GDP per capita 2008 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 1,00
GDP 2008 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions).............. 31.09
Unemployment.....................................................................46%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.3
Labor force (%) ....... 2.2

Total Area...................................................................1,068,298 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 89
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 73
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 22
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 2
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 65
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 4