Country profile


Concept

Indicator

Population (millions)

16 274 738 (2012)

Surface area(km2)

1 267 000

Official language

Haoussa/Djerma

Human Development Index

0.337 (2013), 187º

GDP per Capita ($US/person)

37.4 (2012)

Population growth rate (average annual %)

3.3 (2012)

Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years)

58.8 (2012)

% population living in rural areas

78.3 (2012)

% population below poverty line

60 (2012)

Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births)

63.2 (2012)

Seats held by women in national parliaments (%)

13.3 (2014)

Forested area (% of land area)

0.9 (2011)

Urban population using improved drinking water sources

99%

Rural population using improved drinking water sources

42%

Urban population using improved sanitation facilities

33%

Rural population using improved sanitation facilities

4%

Public resources allocated to water and sanitation

 6'676'951 CFA Francs (2011)

Public resources spent in water and sanitation

 5'394'338 CFA Francs (2011)

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

 

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