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Population mid-2009.......................................41,087,000
GDP per capita 2008 (PPP method, US$)........... $2,300
GDP 2008 (PPP, US$ billions)................92.3
Unemployment.....................................................................30%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2
Labor force (%) ....... 2.9

Total Area...................................................................967,491 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 33
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................55
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 71
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................34
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 60
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................47