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1) Natural Geography

Geography
 

Area > Comparative
slightly smaller than Oregon

Area > Comparative to US places
slightly smaller than Oregon

Area > Land

245,857 sq km

[76th of 238]

Area > Land (per capita)

25.071 sq km per 1,000 people

[66th of 227]

Area > Total

245,857 sq km

[82nd of 250]

Area > Total (per capita)

25.071 sq km per 1,000 people

[68th of 231]

Area > Water

0 sq km

[149th of 239]

Area > Water (per capita)

0 sq km per million people

[147th of 225]

Capital city with population

Conakry - 1,508,000

Climate
generally hot and humid; monsoonal-type rainy season (June to November) with southwesterly winds; dry season (December to May) with northeasterly harmattan winds

Coastline

320 km

[141st of 271]

Elevation extremes > Highest point

Mont Nimba 1,752 m

Elevation extremes > Lowest point

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Forested Land

28.2%

[95th of 193]

Geographic coordinates

11 00 N, 10 00 W

Geography > Note
the Niger and its important tributary the Milo have their sources in the Guinean highlands

Irrigated land

950 sq km

[95th of 196]

Irrigated land (per capita)

109.565 sq km per million people

[109th of 167]

Land area > sq. km

245,720 km²

[77th of 206]

Land area > sq. km (per capita)

26.135 km² per 1,000 people

[61st of 206]

Land boundaries > Border countries
Cote d'Ivoire 610 km, Guinea-Bissau 386 km, Liberia 563 km, Mali 858 km, Senegal 330 km, Sierra Leone 652 km

Land boundaries > Total

3,399 km

[54th of 166]

Land boundaries > Total (per capita)

346.607 km per million people

[53rd of 164]

Land use > Arable land

4.47%

[155th of 258]

Land use > Other

92.89%

[91st of 258]

Land use > Permanent crops

2.64%

[78th of 258]

Largest city

Conakry

Largest city population

1,558,000

[64th of 174]

Largest city population (per capita)

0.165 per capita

[80th of 174]

Largest city with population

Conakry - 1,508,000

Location
Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone

Map references
Africa

Maritime claims > Exclusive economic zone

200 nautical mile

[9th of 123]

Maritime claims > Territorial sea

12 nautical mile

[11th of 191]

Natural hazards
hot, dry, dusty harmattan haze may reduce visibility during dry season

Natural resources
bauxite, iron ore, diamonds, gold, uranium, hydropower, fish, salt

northernmost point > Latitude

12°41'N

Population density

30.66 people per sqkm

[166th of 256]

Population density > people per sq. km

38.26 people/m²

[144th of 204]

Precipitation

3,784 mm

[1st of 95]

Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land

554.9 people/km² of arable lan

[44th of 188]

Surface area > sq. km

245,860 km²

[77th of 206]

Surface area > sq. km (per capita)

26.149 km² per 1,000 people

[62nd of 207]

tallest mountains > Mountain

Mont Nimba

Terrain
generally flat coastal plain, hilly to mountainous interior


SOURCES
CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook, City Population, CIA World Factbook, World Gazetteer, Official government websites.; FAO; World Development Indicators database; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; Wikipedia List of countries by northernmost point ; Heal The World Foundation.; Wikipedia List of tallest mountains by country

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Guinea, Republic of Guinea, Republique de Guinee, Guinee


Environment

 

Acidification

0%

[95th of 141]

Adjusted savings; carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI

0.3 % of GNI

[103rd of 179]

Adjusted savings; net forest depletion > % of GNI

2.02 % of GNI

[10th of 57]

Adjusted savings; particulate emission damage > % of GNI

0.3 % of GNI

[93rd of 165]

Areas under protection

3

[137th of 146]

Areas under protection (per capita)

0.31736 per 1 million people

[137th of 146]

Biodiversity richness

1

[42nd of 53]

Biosphere reserves area

261 thousand hectares

[54th of 86]

Biosphere reserves area (per capita)

27.6103 thousand hectares per 1

[48th of 86]

Breeding birds threatened

2.44%

[69th of 136]

Carbon efficiency

0.25 CO2 emissions/$ GDP

[129th of 141]

CO2 Emissions

1,336.3

[133rd of 178]

CO2 Emissions (per capita)

0.141363 per 1,000 people

[154th of 176]

CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP

0.07 kg/PPP$

[152nd of 170]

CO2 emissions > kt

1,336.99 kt

[147th of 195]

CO2 emissions > kt (per capita)

0.149 kt per 1,000 people

[175th of 196]

CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating

2.5

[64th of 75]

Current issues
deforestation; inadequate supplies of potable water; desertification; soil contamination and erosion; overfishing, overpopulation in forest region; poor mining practices have led to environmental damage

Ecological footprint

0.85

[129th of 141]

Endangered species protection

0%

[124th of 141]

Fertiliser consumption

37.11 hundred grams/hectare

[124th of 141]

Forest area > % of land area

27.36 % of land area

[107th of 195]

Forest area > sq. km

67,240 km²

[66th of 195]

Forest area > sq. km (per capita)

7,151.595 km² per 1,000 people

[62nd of 195]

Freshwater withdrawal

1.51

[73rd of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural

90%

[31st of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic

8%

[81st of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial

2%

[86th of 124]

Groundwater withdrawals

0

[140th of 188]

International agreements > Party to
Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands, Whaling

International agreements > Signed but not ratified
none of the selected agreements

Known breeding bird species

109

[138th of 146]

Known breeding bird species (per capita)

11.5307 per 1 million people

[93rd of 146]

Known mammal species

190

[45th of 145]

Known mammal species (per capita)

20.0994 per 1 million people

[43rd of 145]

Marine fish catch

81,618 tons

[61st of 141]

Marine fish catch (per capita)

8.63408 tons per 1,000 people

[47th of 141]

Non-wildness

1.18%

[96th of 141]

NOx emissions per populated area

0.08 thousand metric tons/squ

[129th of 141]

PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter

70.63 mcg/m³

[38th of 185]

Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999

345

[142nd of 199]

Protected area

0.7

[130th of 147]

SO2 emissions per populated area

70 thousand metric tons/squ

[135th of 141]

SO2 exports

364.11 hundred metric tons

[117th of 141]

Threatened species > Mammal

11

[73rd of 160]

Total renewable water resources

226 cu km

[4th of 31]

Urban NO2 concentration

69.79 micrograms/m3

[20th of 141]

Urban SO2 concentration

93.84 micrograms/m3

[30th of 141]

Water > Availability

10.13 thousand cubic metres

[40th of 141]

Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration

6.51 mls/litre

[103rd of 141]

Water > Phosphorus concentration

0.49 mls/litre

[33rd of 141]

Water > Salinisation

716.05

[61st of 141]

Water > Severe water stress

0

[111st of 140]

Water > Suspended solids

4.09 mls/litre

[99th of 141]

Wetlands of intl importance > Area

4,779 thousand hectares

[8th of 112]

Wetlands of intl importance > Area (per capita)

505.554 thousand hectares per 1 m

[4th of 112]

Wildness

0.02%

[111st of 141]

SOURCES Stockholm Environment Institute at York, Acidification in Developing Countries; Ecosystem Sensitivity and the Critical Loads Approach at the Global scale, 2000 via ciesin.org; World Development Indicators database; World Resources Institute; ; 2000 IUCN Red List, and World Resources Institute,World Resources 2000-2001, Washington, DC; WRI, 2000. Original sources; World Conservation Monitoring Center, IUCN-The World Conservation Union, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and other sources.; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center; World Resources Institute. 2003. Carbon Emissions from energy use and cement manufacturing, 1850 to 2000. Available on-line through the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) at Washington, DC; World Resources Institute; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Living Planet Report 2000, Gland, Switzerland; 2000, and Redefining Progress.; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, Report on National Reports Required Under Article VIII, Paragraph 7(a), of the Convention, Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, Gigiri, Kenya, April 2000; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001. Washington, DC; World Bank, 2001. via ciesin.org; FAOSTAT on-line database; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the last wild places on the earth's surface. Accessed via ciesin.org; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change; Special Report on Emissions Scenarios, Data Version 1.1, B1Illustrative Marker Scenario with model IMAGE; Gregg Marland, Tom Boden, and Bob Andres, University of North Dakota, via net publication; Jacaranda Atlas; International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, RAINS-ASIA and Co-operative Programme formonitoring and evaluation of the long range transmission of air pollutants in Europe (EMEP) via ciesin.org; World Resources Institute, World Resources 1998-99; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2000; WHO,Air Management Information System-AMIS 2.0, 1998; and Global Urban Observatory, Citibase, 1999. via ciesin.org; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGAP 2.1B, 2001 via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen,R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC; Island Press, 2001; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen, R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC; Island Press, 2001; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 via ciesin.org; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the lastwild places on the earth's surface. via ciesin.org

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Guinea, Republic of Guinea, Republique de Guinee, Guinee


2) Human Geography

Labor

 

Compensation of employees > % of expense

29.73 %

[32nd of 97]

Compensation of employees > current LCU

192200000000

CPIA building human resources rating

3

[53rd of 75]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14

17.18

[45th of 89]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19

56.12

[34th of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24

79.32

[41st of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29

84.1

[69th of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34

88.64

[56th of 165]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39

89.01

[56th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44

89.77

[47th of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49

88.32

[43rd of 163]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54

83.78

[41st of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59

77.32

[32nd of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64

56.11

[63rd of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus

39.02

[48th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 10-14

19.27

[48th of 92]

Economic activity > Men aged 15-19

61.27

[32nd of 164]

Economic activity > Men aged 20-24

91.76

[13th of 166]

Economic activity > Men aged 25-29

97.15

[24th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 30-34

98.05

[32nd of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 35-39

97.68

[76th of 164]

Economic activity > Men aged 40-44

96.9

[92nd of 163]

Economic activity > Men aged 45-49

95.55

[96th of 167]

Economic activity > Men aged 50-54

90.92

[111st of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 55-59

84.16

[98th of 167]

Economic activity > Men aged 60-64

64.29

[97th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus

45.97

[65th of 162]

Economic activity > Women aged 15-19

50.81

[41st of 164]

Economic activity > Women aged 20-24

65.89

[77th of 166]

Economic activity > Women aged 25-29

69.93

[82nd of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 30-34

78.08

[60th of 167]

Economic activity > Women aged 35-39

78.34

[64th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 40-44

81.88

[55th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 45-49

80.79

[44th of 161]

Economic activity > Women aged 50-54

76.91

[37th of 166]

Economic activity > Women aged 55-59

70.47

[23rd of 167]

Economic activity > Women aged 60-64

48.24

[36th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus

32.96

[26th of 167]

Economically active children, female

49.5 %

[1st of 34]

Economically active children, male

47.2 %

[1st of 34]

Economically active children, study and work

1.4 %

[2nd of 34]

Economically active children, study and work, female

1 %

[2nd of 34]

Economically active children, study and work, male

1.7 %

[2nd of 34]

Economically active children, total

48.3 %

[1st of 34]

Economically active children, work only

98.6 %

[1st of 34]

Economically active children, work only, female

99 %

[1st of 33]

Economically active children, work only, male

98.3 %

[1st of 34]

Female economic activity

77.3%

[9th of 156]

Female economic activity growth

-2%

[134th of 156]

Firing cost > weeks of wages

26 weeks of wages

[112nd of 164]

force participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15-64

82.65 %

[6th of 184]

force participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15-64

88.62 %

[26th of 184]

force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64

85.71 %

[5th of 184]

force with primary education > % of total

27.5 %

[21st of 48]

force with secondary education > % of total

8 %

[45th of 51]

force with tertiary education > % of total

3.2 %

[45th of 52]

force, female > % of total labor force

46.57 %

[40th of 184]

force, total

4,416,825

[76th of 184]

force, total (per capita)

0.47 per capita

[67th of 184]

Labor force

3,700,000

[74th of 132]

Labor force (per capita)

402,217.632 per million people

[92nd of 131]

Labor force > By occupation
agriculture 80%, industry and services 20%

Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture

76%

[2nd of 32]

Labor force > By occupation > Industry and services

24%

[8th of 22]

Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Date

June 6, 2003

Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Minimum age

16

[9th of 146]

Parental leave > Paid maternity leave

14 weeks

Regulation

60

[37th of 123]

Regulation > Employment Conditions

44

[108th of 123]

Regulation > Firing

57

[20th of 123]

Regulation > Hiring

78

[5th of 123]

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date

March 26, 1959

Rigidity of employment index

41

[72nd of 166]

Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment

30.3 %

[120th of 174]

Unemployment, female > % of female labor force

1.7 %

[77th of 95]

Unemployment, male > % of male labor force

4.6 %

[62nd of 95]

Unemployment, total > % of total labor force

3.1 %

[77th of 101]

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$

48,000,000 $

[83rd of 149]

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per $ GDP)

14.593 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[34th of 166]

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per capita)

5.105 $ per 1,000 people

[101st of 167]

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$

42,000,000 $

[121st of 156]

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per $ GDP)

12.769 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[79th of 165]

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per capita)

4.467 $ per capita

[138th of 167]

Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$

41,640,000 BoP $

[81st of 115]

Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)

10.29 BoP $ per $1 million of

[57th of 142]

Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per capita)

4.525 BoP $ per 1,000 people

[89th of 143]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database; Economic activity rate and economically active population, by sex, thirteen age groups, 1950-2010 (ILO estimates and projections) are data from the International Labour Union (ILO). Source details; ILO, Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, fourth edition, diskette database (Geneva, 1997). The latest set of estimates and projections covering the period 1950-2010 (4th edition) was released by ILO in December 1996. These data are updated every five-ten years by ILO and a new set of these data is in preparation; calculated on the basis of data on the economically active population and total population from ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia; Minimum Age Convention, 1973 ; Wikipedia; Parental leave ; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference.; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference; Wikipedia; Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Guinea, Republic of Guinea, Republique de Guinee, Guinee


People
 

African countries by population density > area

245,857

[30th of 56]

African countries by population density > pop. dens.

32

[33rd of 56]

African countries by population density > population

7,775,065

[27th of 56]

Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population

0.9

[17th of 185]

Age structure > 0-14 years

44.4 %

[19th of 225]

Age structure > 0-14 years

44.4

[22nd of 226]

Age structure > 0-14 years > Females

2,080,048

[71st of 225]

Age structure > 0-14 years > From total

42.9%

[31st of 227]

Age structure > 0-14 years > Males

2,126,575

[71st of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years

52.4

[209th of 226]

Age structure > 15-64 years

52.5 %

[208th of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years > Females

2,633,876

[90th of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years > From total

53.7%

[191st of 227]

Age structure > 15-64 years > Males

2,628,675

[89th of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over

3.2 %

[176th of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females

189,176

[108th of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over > From total

3.4%

[167th of 227]

Age structure > 65 years and over > Males

148,159

[107th of 225]

Birth rate

37.84 births/1,000 population

[29th of 226]

CPIA social protection rating

3.5

[29th of 75]

Death rate

11.29 deaths/1,000 population

[46th of 226]

Education expenditures

1.6 % of GDP

[54th of 55]

Ethnic groups
Peuhl 40%, Malinke 30%, Soussou 20%, smaller ethnic groups 10%

Female population > Age 10-14

593,177

[72nd of 224]

Female population > Age 10-14 > % of the total

6.12

[42nd of 224]

Female population > Age 15-19

503,896

[73rd of 224]

Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total

5.2

[83rd of 224]

Female population > Age 20-24

419,884

[79th of 224]

Female population > Age 20-24 > % of the total

4.33

[115th of 224]

Female population > Age 25-29

348,838

[84th of 224]

Female population > Age 25-29 > % of the total

3.6

[153rd of 224]

Female population > Age 30-34

290,375

[85th of 224]

Female population > Age 30-34 > % of the total

3

[186th of 224]

Female population > Age 35-39

244,789

[88th of 224]

Female population > Age 35-39 > % of the total

2.53

[191st of 224]

Female population > Age 40-44

205,979

[90th of 224]

Female population > Age 40-44 > % of the total

2.13

[185th of 224]

Female population > Age 45-49

171,913

[98th of 224]

Female population > Age 45-49 > % of the total

1.77

[186th of 224]

Female population > Age 50-54

143,438

[99th of 224]

Female population > Age 50-54 > % of the total

1.48

[182nd of 224]

Female population > Age 55-59

118,703

[100th of 224]

Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total

1.22

[172nd of 224]

Female population > Age 60-64

95,032

[97th of 224]

Female population > Age 60-64 > % of the total

0.98

[160th of 224]

Female population > Age 65-69

72,125

[105th of 224]

Female population > Age 65-69 > % of the total

0.74

[163rd of 224]

Female population > Age 70-74

49,926

[107th of 224]

Female population > Age 70-74 > % of the total

0.52

[165th of 224]

Female population > Age 75-79

29,944

[112nd of 224]

Female population > Age 75-79 > % of the total

0.31

[171st of 224]

Female population > Age 80-84

20,241

[114th of 224]

Female population > Age 80-84 > % of the total

0.21

[178th of 224]

Male population > Age 10-14

606,486

[73rd of 224]

Male population > Age 10-14 > % of the total

6.26

[46th of 224]

Male population > Age 15-19

514,825

[74th of 224]

Male population > Age 15-19 > % of the total

5.31

[86th of 224]

Male population > Age 20-24

433,214

[78th of 224]

Male population > Age 20-24 > % of the total

4.47

[112nd of 224]

Male population > Age 25-29

359,534

[83rd of 224]

Male population > Age 25-29 > % of the total

3.71

[145th of 224]

Male population > Age 30-34

295,990

[85th of 224]

Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total

3.05

[196th of 224]

Male population > Age 35-39

245,343

[91st of 224]

Male population > Age 35-39 > % of the total

2.53

[196th of 224]

Male population > Age 40-44

203,305

[91st of 224]

Male population > Age 40-44 > % of the total

2.1

[189th of 224]

Male population > Age 45-49

167,494

[95th of 224]

Male population > Age 45-49 > % of the total

1.73

[181st of 224]

Male population > Age 50-54

132,713

[96th of 224]

Male population > Age 50-54 > % of the total

1.37

[177th of 224]

Male population > Age 55-59

106,432

[98th of 224]

Male population > Age 55-59 > % of the total

1.1

[167th of 224]

Male population > Age 60-64

82,290

[94th of 224]

Male population > Age 60-64 > % of the total

0.85

[160th of 224]

Male population > Age 65-69

59,855

[101st of 224]

Male population > Age 65-69 > % of the total

0.62

[179th of 224]

Male population > Age 70-74

39,176

[108th of 224]

Male population > Age 70-74 > % of the total

0.4

[183rd of 224]

Male population > Age 75-79

22,002

[113rd of 224]

Male population > Age 75-79 > % of the total

0.23

[185th of 224]

Male population > Age 80-84

13,206

[114th of 224]

Male population > Age 80-84 > % of the total

0.14

[189th of 224]

Median age > Female

18.7 years

[191st of 224]

Median age > Male

18.2 years

[189th of 224]

Median age > Total

18.4 years

[191st of 224]

Nationality > Adjective

Guinean

Nationality > Noun

Guinean(s)

Percentage living in rural areas.

65%

[45th of 193]

Percentage living in urban areas

35%

[158th of 199]

Population

9,806,509

[83rd of 242]

Population > CIA Factbook

9,806,509

[83rd of 240]

Population ages 0-14 > % of total

43.74 %

[23rd of 185]

Population ages 15-64 > % of total

52.73 %

[164th of 185]

Population ages 65 and above > % of total

3.53 %

[133rd of 185]

Population growth > annual %

2.15 annual %

[47th of 195]

Population growth rate

2.492%

[36th of 235]

Population in 2015

11,890

[73rd of 225]

Population in largest city

1,424,568

[78th of 118]

Population in largest city (per capita)

0.152 per capita

[56th of 118]

Population in the largest city > % of urban population

45.91 %

[17th of 118]

Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million

1,424,568

[79th of 106]

Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million (per capita)

0.152 per capita

[71st of 106]

Population, female > % of total

48.8 %

[171st of 190]

Projected population growth

137.86%

[26th of 141]

Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates

13 Jul 1990 a

Rural population

6,299,406

[67th of 193]

Rural population (per capita)

0.67 per capita

[43rd of 194]

Rural population growth > annual %

1.56 annual %

[44th of 193]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

1

[116th of 223]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

1 male(s)/female

[102nd of 224]

Sex ratio > 65 years and over

0.78 male(s)/female

[105th of 223]

Sex ratio > At birth

1.03 male(s)/female

[164th of 223]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > 15–65

0.92

[208th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > at birth

1.03

[198th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > over 65

0.72

[139th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > total

0.94

[189th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15

1

[206th of 215]

Sex ratio > Total population

1 male(s)/female

[74th of 224]

Sex ratio > Under 15 years

1.02 male(s)/female

[168th of 224]

Total fertility rate

5.25 children born/woman

[23rd of 225]

Total Population

9,690,222

[83rd of 227]

Total population > Age 10-14

1,199,663

[73rd of 224]

Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total

12.38

[46th of 224]

Total population > Age 15-19

1,018,721

[73rd of 224]

Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total

10.51

[82nd of 224]

Total population > Age 20-24

853,098

[78th of 224]

Total population > Age 20-24 > % of the total

8.8

[117th of 224]

Total population > Age 25-29

708,372

[84th of 224]

Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total

7.31

[152nd of 224]

Total population > Age 30-34

586,365

[85th of 224]

Total population > Age 30-34 > % of the total

6.05

[193rd of 224]

Total population > Age 35-39

490,132

[90th of 224]

Total population > Age 35-39 > % of the total

5.06

[197th of 224]

Total population > Age 40-44

409,284

[91st of 224]

Total population > Age 40-44 > % of the total

4.22

[194th of 224]

Total population > Age 45-49

339,407

[98th of 224]

Total population > Age 45-49 > % of the total

3.5

[186th of 224]

Total population > Age 50-54

276,151

[98th of 224]

Total population > Age 50-54 > % of the total

2.85

[176th of 224]

Total population > Age 55-59

225,135

[102nd of 224]

Total population > Age 55-59 > % of the total

2.32

[170th of 224]

Total population > Age 60-64

177,322

[97th of 224]

Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total

1.83

[163rd of 224]

Total population > Age 65-69

131,980

[102nd of 224]

Total population > Age 65-69 > % of the total

1.36

[170th of 224]

Total population > Age 70-74

89,102

[108th of 224]

Total population > Age 70-74 > % of the total

0.92

[179th of 224]

Total population > Age 75-79

51,946

[111st of 224]

Total population > Age 75-79 > % of the total

0.54

[177th of 224]

Total population > Age 80-84

33,447

[114th of 224]

Total population > Age 80-84 > % of the total

0.35

[185th of 224]

Total Population > Female

4,843,110

[83rd of 227]

Total Population > Male

4,847,112

[81st of 227]

Urban population

3,102,692

[100th of 195]

Urban population (per capita)

0.33 per capita

[152nd of 196]

Urban population growth > annual %

3.37 annual %

[45th of 195]

Urbanization

28

[176th of 204]

Urbanization in 1975

16.3%

[139th of 164]

Urbanization in 2015

35.5%

[139th of 164]

Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males

49

[134th of 144]

Women > Antenatal care coverage %

71

[100th of 133]

Women > Contraceptive prevalence %

6

[167th of 170]

Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males

100

[168th of 173]

Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported

530

[25th of 154]

Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted

740

[27th of 166]

Women > Skilled attendant at delivery %

35

[155th of 172]


SOURCES Wikipedia; List of African countries by population density ; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center ; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects; The 2003 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights. Estimates and projections of urban and rural populations are made by the Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat and published every two years. These estimates and projections are based on national census or survey data that have been evaluated and, whenever necessary, adjusted for deficiencies and inconsistencies; World Development Indicators database and CIA World Factbook; Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects; The 2004 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects; http;//esa.un.org/unpp; Population Reference Bureau, 2001 World Population Data Sheet, Washington, DC; PRB, 2001. via ciesin.org; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; Wikipedia; Sex ratio ; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center Spanish Statistical Institute; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects; The 2001 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights (ESA/P/WP.173, 20 March 2002); UN (United Nations). 2002. World Urbanization Prospects; The 2001 Revision. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York; UNICEF

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Guinea, Republic of Guinea, Republique de Guinee, Guinee


Mortality
 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people

13.2 per 1,000 people

[39th of 195]

rate, adult, female > per 1,000 female adults

302.67 per 1,000 female adults

[39th of 185]

rate, adult, male > per 1,000 male adults

324.36 per 1,000 male adults

[47th of 185]

rate, infant > per 1,000 live births

97.4 per 1,000 live births

[20th of 187]

rate, under-5 > per 1,000

160 per 1,000

[19th of 187]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Guinea, Republic of Guinea, Republique de Guinee, Guinee


Immigration

 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population

4.318

[88th of 195]

immigrant population > Number of immigrants

406,000

[68th of 195]

immigrant population > Percentage of total number of immigrants in the world

>0.5%

International migration stock > % of population

4.32 %

[98th of 205]

International migration stock, total

405,772

[71st of 205]

Net migration

-299,219

[154th of 180]

Net migration (per capita)

-31.825 per 1 million people

[157th of 185]

Net migration rate

-1.63 migrant(s)/1,000 populati

[129th of 225]

Net migration rate > A note
as a result of civil war in neighboring countries, Guinea is host to approximately 150,000 Liberian and Sierra Leonean refugees (2002 est.)

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

63,525

[30th of 151]

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum (per capita)

6,756.471 per 1 million people

[19th of 162]

Refugee population by country or territory of origin

5,820

[61st of 77]

Refugee population by country or territory of origin (per capita)

0.619 per 1 million people

[51st of 77]

Refugees

413,700

[11th of 110]

Refugees (per capita)

43.7639 per 1,000 people

[11th of 110]

Refugees > Convention on refugees

28 Dec 1965 d

Refugees > Outflow

2,000

[56th of 76]

Refugees > Outflow (per capita)

0.211573 per 1,000 people

[50th of 76]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs

19,000

[26th of 40]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs (per capita)

1.91 per 1,000 people

[27th of 40]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > Refugees (country of origin)
21,856 (Liberia); 5,259 (Sierra Leone); 3,900 (Cote d'Ivoire)

US visa lottery winners

22 US visa lottery winners

[118th of 178]

US visa lottery winners (per capita)

2.3273 US visa lottery winners

[150th of 176]


SOURCES Wikipedia List of countries by immigrant population ; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; United Nations Treaty Collection; UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). 2002. Correspondence on refugees and internally displaced persons. February. Geneva.; US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Guinea, Republic of Guinea, Republique de Guinee, Guinee


 

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