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Basic Statistics, 2001-2002
Population 2,576,085
Rural population< /br>(% of total pop.), 1999 44.38
GDP per capita (Purchasing Power Parity, PPP) (US$) 3,657
Global Competitiveness Index Ranking (2001-02) 52
UNDP Human Dvlpmnt. Index Ranking (2001, adjusted to GITR* sample) 54
Main telephone lines/100 inhabitants 19.86
Telephone faults/100 main telephone lines 79.20
Internet hosts/10,000 inhabitants 5.71
Personal Computers/100 inhabitants 4.27
% PCs connected to Internet 0.33
Internet users per host 163.49
Internet users/100 inhabitants 2.34
Cell phone subscribers/100 inhabitants 14.24
Avg. mnthly. cost/20 hrs. of Internet access (US$) 23.74

* Global Information Technology Report

Source: Center for International Development at Harvard University

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