Vanuatu Basic Facts

 
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Population mid-1999...................................................189,036
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 1,340
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 0.24

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

Total Area.........................................................................5,700 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 19
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 65
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 37
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 65
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................36