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People
Population, total 119.8 million 125.6 million 127.7 million
Population density (people per sq km) 920.1 .. ..
Population growth (annual %) 1.6 1.6 1.6
Life expectancy at birth, total (years) .. 58.5 ..
Fertility rate, total (births per woman) .. 3.1 ..
Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births) .. 72.8 ..
Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000 live births) .. 96.0 ..
Malnutrition prevalence (% of children under 5) .. .. ..
Urban population (% of total) 21.8 23.4 24.0
Population density, rural (people per sq km) 1,196.5 .. ..
Illiteracy rate, adult male (% of males 15+) 50.7 48.9 48.3
Illiteracy rate, adult female (% of females 15+) 73.5 71.4 70.7
School enrollment, primary (% net) 69.5 .. ..
School enrollment, secondary (% net) 21.4 .. ..
School enrollment, primary, female (% net) 64.4 .. ..
School enrollment, secondary, female (% net) 15.6 .. ..
Environment
Surface area (sq km) 144.0 thousand .. ..
Forest area (sq. km) 10,100.0 .. ..
Annual deforestation (% of change) 0.8 .. ..
Freshwater resources per capita (cubic meters) .. .. ..
CO2 emissions, industrial (metric tons per capita) 0.2 .. ..
Safe water, urban (% of urban population with access) .. .. ..
Sanitation, urban (% of urban population with access) .. .. ..
Commercial energy use (kg of oil equivalent per capita) 198.8 .. ..
Electric power consumption (kwh) 69.9 .. ..
Economy
GDP at market prices (current US$) 37.6 billion 42.7 billion 45.8 billion
GDP growth (annual %) 5.5 5.1 4.3
GNP, Atlas method (current US$) 39.2 billion 45.1 billion 47.0 billion
GNP per capita, Atlas method (current US$) 330.0 360.0 370.0
Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) .. .. ..
Agriculture, value added (% of GDP) 24.8 22.2 21.1
Industry, value added (% of GDP) 26.2 27.9 26.8
Services, etc., value added (% of GDP) 49.0 49.9 52.1
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) 11.0 13.8 13.6
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) 17.1 18.9 19.4
Gross domestic investment (% of GDP) 20.0 22.2 20.3
Current revenue, excluding grants (% of GDP) .. .. ..
Overall budget deficit, including grants (% of GDP) .. .. ..
Money and quasi money growth (annual %) 12.2 11.4 15.5
Technology and infrastructure
Telephone mainlines (per 1,000 people) 2.4 3.0 ..
Telephone average cost of local call (US$ per three minutes) 0.0 0.0 ..
Personal computers (per 1,000 people) .. .. ..
Internet hosts (per 10,000 people) 0.0 .. ..
Roads, paved (%) 7.9 .. ..
Aircraft departures 12,600.0 11,900.0 ..
Trade and finance
Trade (% of GDP, PPP) 6.5 7.0 ..
Trade in goods as a share of goods GDP (%) .. .. ..
High-technology exports (% of manufactured exports) 0.0 0.1 ..
Net barter terms of trade (1995=100) 100.0 .. ..
Foreign direct investment, net inflows in reporting country (WDI, current US$) 2.0 million 308.0 million ..
Present value of debt (current US$) .. 10.1 billion ..
Total debt service (TDS, current US$) 811.7 million 682.7 million ..
Short-term debt outstanding (DOD, current US$) 202.6 million 149.9 million ..
Aid per capita (current US$) 10.7 10.0 ..
Source: World Development Indicators database, July 2000

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