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Basic Statistics, 2001-2002
Population 6,276,000
Rural pop. (% of total pop.), 1999 53.72
GDP per capita (Purchasing Power Parity, PPP) (US$) 4,477
Global Competitiveness Index Ranking (2001-02) 58
UNDP Human Dvlpmnt. Index Ranking (2001, adjusted to GITR* sample) 63
Main telephone lines/100 inhabitants 9.08
Telephone faults/100 main telephone lines 36.70
Internet hosts/10,000 inhabitants 0.92
Personal Computers/100 inhabitants 1.59
Piracy rate (%) 79.00
% PCs connected to Internet 0.98
Internet users per host 41.03
Internet users/100 inhabitants 0.65
Cell phone subscribers/100 inhabitants 6.21
Avg. mnthly. cost/20 hrs. of Internet access (US$) 19.13

* Global Information Technology Report

Source: Center for International Development at Harvard University

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