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Basic Statistics, 2001-2002
Population 2,856,000
Rural population (% of total pop.), 1999 43.96
GDP per capita (Purchasing Power Parity, PPP) (US$) US$6,169
Global Competitiveness Index Ranking (2001-02) 53
UNDP Human Dvlpmnt. Index Ranking (2001, adjusted to GITR* sample) 41
Main telephone lines/100 inhabitants 16.42
Telephone faults/100 main telephone lines 52.00
Internet hosts/10,000 inhabitants 52.82
Personal Computers/100 inhabitants 3.15
Piracy rate (%) 64.00
% PCs connected to Internet 1.37
Internet users per host 36.44
Internet users/100 inhabitants 1.60
Cell phone subscribers/100 inhabitants 8.27
Avg. mnthly. cost/20 hrs. of Internet access (US$) 24.00

* Global Information Technology Report

Source: Center for International Development at Harvard University

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