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Basic Statistics, 2001-2002
Population 12,600,000
Rural pop. (% of total pop.), 1999 35.70 %
GDP per capita (Purchasing Power Parity, PPP) (US$) 3,068
Global Competitiveness Index Ranking (2001-02) 68
UNDP Human Dvlpmnt. Index Ranking (2001, adjusted to GITR* sample) 58
Main telephone lines/100 inhabitants 10.00
Telephone faults/100 main telephone lines 48.00
Internet hosts/10,000 inhabitants 0.18
Personal Computers/100 inhabitants 1.98
Piracy rate (%) 65.00
% PCs connected to Internet 0.77
Internet users per host 789.47
Internet users/100 inhabitants 1.42
Cell phone subscribers/100 inhabitants 3.81
Avg. mnthly. cost/20 hrs. of Internet access (US$) 20.61

* Global Information Technology Report

Source: Center for International Development at Harvard University

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