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Basic Statistics, 2001-2002
Population 42,300,000
Rural pop. (% of total pop.), 1999 26.52
GDP per capita (Purchasing Power Parity, PPP) (US$) 5,923
Global Competitiveness Index Ranking< /br> (2001-02) 65
UNDP Human Dvlpmnt. Index Ranking (2001, adjusted to GITR* sample) 46
Main telephone lines/100 inhabitants 16.91
Telephone faults/100 main telephone lines 59.90
Internet hosts/10,000 inhabitants 11.06
Personal Computers/100 inhabitants 3.31
Piracy rate (%) 53.00
% PCs connected to Internet 2.90
Internet users per host 18.75
Internet users/100 inhabitants 2.07
Cell phone subscribers/100 inhabitants 5.33
Avg. mnthly. cost/20 hrs. of Internet access (US$) 14.00

* Global Information Technology Report

Source: Center for International Development at Harvard University

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