Country profile


Concept

Indicator

Population (millions)

10,320,000  (2013)

Surface area (km2)

112,620

Official language

French

Human Development Index

0.476 (2014)

GDP per Capita ($US/ person)

805 (2013)

Population growth rate (average annual %)

2.7% (2013)

Rural Population

57% (2013)

Households living in poverty

36.2% (2011)

Unemployment (% of labour force)

1% (2012)

Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births)

59 (2014)

Seats held by women in national parliaments (%)

8% (2014)

Forested area (% of land area)

39.6% (2012)

Urban population using improved drinking water sources

85% (2012)

Rural population using improved drinking water sources

69% (2012)

Urban population using improved sanitation facilities

25%(2012)

Rural population using improved sanitation facilities

5%(2012)

Public investment in the water sector  

Not available

Source: Own elaboration with data from UNDP, OECD, UN, UNICEF/WHO JMP..

 

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