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Population 2009................................................... 4,213,000
GDP per capita 2008 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)...........27,900
GDP 2008 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................135.7
Unemployment.....................................................................4%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.7
Labor force (%) ....... 2.3

Total Area...................................................................103,834 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................87
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 77
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 7
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 90
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................1