Somalia Basic Facts  

 
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Population mid-2009 ) .......................9,832,000
GNP per capita 2008 purchase method, US$)........... 600
GDP 2009(Purchase method, US$ billions)................ 5.73

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.2
Labor force (%) ........0..8

Total Area..................................................................246,199 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................26
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 49.7
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)......................................109
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................39
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 37
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................76