Tunisia Basic Facts

 
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Population mid-1997 (millions) .....................9,513,603
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)...........2,110
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 19.4
Unemployment.....................................................................15.6%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.7
Labor force (%) ....... 2.6

Total Area...................................................................63,170 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 63

Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 70
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................30
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ...............................9
Access to safe water (% of population) .....................................90
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................33