Country profile


Concept

Indicator

Population (millions)

12 969 606 (2013)

Surface area (km2)

196 722 

Official language

French

Human Development Index

0,485 (2013)

GDP per Capita ($US/person)

1017.2

Population growth rate (average annual %)

2,3% (2013)

Rural Population

56,9%  (2013)

Poverty rate

46,7%

Unemployment (% of labour force)

9,9 (2012)

Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births)

49.3  (2010-2015)

Seats held by women in national parliaments (%)

43.3 (2014)

Forested area (% of land area)

43.8 (2011)

Urban population using improved drinking water sources

92% (2012)

Rural population using improved drinking water sources

60% (2012)

Urban population using improved sanitation facilities

67% (2012)

Rural population using improved sanitation facilities

40% (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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