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Basic Indicators

 

Total population (thousands), 2008

14704

Population (thousands), 2008, under 18

8249

Population (thousands), 2008, under 5

3121

Population annual growth rate (%), 2000–2008

3.6

% of population urbanized, 2008

16

 

 

Annual no. of births (thousands), 2008

791

Total fertility rate, 2008

7.1

 

 

Under-5 mortality rate ((‰), 2008

167

Infant mortality rate (under 1) (‰), 2008

79

Neonatal mortality rate, (‰), 2004

41

Annual no. of under-5 deaths (thousands), 2008

121

Life expectancy at birth (years), 2008

51

   

Economic Indicators

 

GNI per capita (US$), 2008

330

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990–2008

-0.4

Average annual rate of inflation (%), 1990–2008

4

% of population below international poverty line of US$1.25 per day, 1992–2007*

66

 

 

Number per 100 population , 2007, phones

6

Number per 100 population , 2007, Internet users

0

 

 

Health

 

% of population using improved drinking-water sources, 2006 total

42

% of population using improved drinking-water sources, 2006 urban

91

% of population using improved drinking-water sources, 2006 rural

32

% of population using improved sanitation facilities 2006 total

7

   

Estimated adult HIV prevalence rate (aged 15–49), 2007

0.8

Estimated number of people (all ages) living with HIV, 2007 (thousands), estimate

60

Mother–to–child transmission, Estimated number of women (aged 15+) living with HIV, 2007 (thousands)

17

Paediatric infections, Estimated number of children (aged 0–14) living with HIV, 2007 (thousands)

3.2

Prevention among young people, HIV prevalence among young people (aged 15–24), 2007, male

0.9

Prevention among young people, HIV prevalence among young people (aged 15–24), 2007, female

0.5

Orphans, Children (aged 0–17) orphaned by AIDS, 2007, estimate (thousands)

25

Orphans, Children (aged 0–17) orphaned due to all causes, 2007, estimate (thousands)

570

Contraceptive prevalence (%), 2003–2008*

11

Education

 

Youth (15–24 years) literacy rate, 2003–2007*, male

53

Youth (15–24 years) literacy rate, 2003–2007*, female

26

Total adult literacy rate (%), 2003–2008*

30

 

 

Primary school net enrolment/ attendance (%), 2003–2008*

38

Primary school enrolment ratio 2003–2008*, net, male

61

Primary school enrolment ratio 2003–2008*, net, female

46

Primary school attendance ratio 2003–2008*, net, male

44

Primary school attendance ratio 2003–2008*, net, female

31
   

Secondary school enrolment ratio 2003–2008*, net, male

12

Secondary school enrolment ratio 2003–2008*, net, female

7
   

Child Protection

 

Child labour (5–14 years) 1999–2008*, total

43

Child marriage 2000–2008*, total

75

Female genital mutilation/cutting 1997–2007*, women a (15–49 years) , total

2

Female genital mutilation/cutting 1997–2007*, daughters, total

1
   
 Sources: UNICEF