Uzbekistan Basic Facts

 
  UZBEKISTAN

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Population mid-1999............................. .......................24,102,473
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)....................... 1,020
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions).............................. 24.2
Unemployment.....................................................................5%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.0
Labor force (%) ....... 2.4

Total Area...................................................................172741 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................42

Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 69
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 24
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 19
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 57
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................2