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Basic Statistics, 2001-2002
Population 8,372,695
Rural pop. (% of total pop.), 1999 35.64
GDP per capita (Purchasing Power Parity, PPP) (US$) 5,962
Global Competitiveness Index Ranking< /br> (2001-02) 50
UNDP Human Dvlpmnt. Index Ranking (2001, adjusted to GITR* sample) 59
Main telephone lines/100 inhabitants 10.39
Telephone faults/100 main telephone lines 133.20
Internet hosts/10,000 inhabitants 9.44
Piracy rate (%) 68.00
Internet users per host 3.80
Internet users/100 inhabitants 0.30
Cell phone subscribers/100 inhabitants 7.73
Avg. mnthly. cost/20 hrs. of Internet access (US$) 30.42

* Global Information Technology Report

Source: Center for International Development at Harvard University

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