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Basic Statistics, 2001-2002
Population 170,000,000
Rural pop. (% of total pop.), 1999 19.28
GDP per capita (Purchasing Power Parity, PPP) (US$) 7,389
Global Competitiveness Index Ranking (2001-02) 44
UNDP Human Dvlpmnt. Index Ranking (2001, adjusted to GITR* sample) 50
Main telephone lines/100 inhabitants 18.17
Telephone faults/100 main telephone lines 2.81
Internet hosts/10,000 inhabitants 51.53
Personal Computers/100 inhabitants 4.41
Piracy rate (%) 58.00
% PCs connected to Internet 11.69
Internet users per host 11.23
Internet users/100 inhabitants 5.78
Cell phone subscribers/100 inhabitants 13.63
Avg. mnthly. cost/20 hrs. of Internet access (US$) 14.73

* Global Information Technology Report

Source: Center for International Development at Harvard University

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