Turkmenistan Basic Facts  

 
  TURKMENISTAN

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Population mid-2010(millions) ...........................4,940,900
GNP per capita 2009 (PPP US$)........... 6,700
GNP 2010 (PPP, US$ billions)................ 32.5

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 3.6
Labor force (%) ....... 4.0

Total Area...................................................................188,456 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 45

Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 68.2
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 40
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 60
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 2