Nicuragua Basic Facts  

 
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Population 2009.............................................. 5,891,199

GDP Purchasing Power Parity $16.83 Billion 2008
GDPPer Capital 2008 $2,900Unemployment.....................................................................3%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.8
Labor force (%) ....... 3.7

Total Area...................................................................365,700 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)......50
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................63
Life expectancy at birth (years)....................................................68
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births).......................................43
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) .............................12
Access to safe water (% of population) ...................................62
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ...........................................37