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Population mid-2009............................................9,059,000
GNP per capita 2008 (PPP, US$).........36,800
GDP 2008 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 397
Unemployment.....................................................................9.3%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .4
Labor force (%) ........4

Total Area...................................................................173,800 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................83
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 79
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 4
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 0
Access to safe water (% of population) .................................. 100
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 0