Country profile

Concept

Indicator

Population

6,152,000 millons (2014)

Territorial extension

130,370 km²

Official language

Spanish, indigenous languages, afrodescendent

Human Development Index

0.614 (2013)

GDP per capita

U$ 1,831.3 (2013)

Population growth rate

1.2% (2012)

Rural population

40.4% (2010)

Households in poverty

42.5% (2009)

Open unemployment

5.6% (2012)

Child mortality rate

21%  (2012)

Seats held by women in National Congress

40.2% (2014)

Proportion of land area covered by forest

25% (2008)

Urban households with access to an adequate water service

 82.1% (2011)

Rural households with access to and adequate water sective

59.8% (2011)

Public resources for water and sanitation

0.4% of GDP (2007-2009)

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

 

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