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1) Natural geography
 

Area > Comparative
slightly larger than New Mexico
Area > Comparative to US places
slightly larger than New Mexico
Area > Land 318,000 sq km [65th of 238]
Area > Land (per capita) 15.758 sq km per 1,000 people [92nd of 227]
Area > Total 322,460 sq km [73rd of 250]
Area > Total (per capita) 15.98 sq km per 1,000 people [96th of 231]
Area > Water 4,460 sq km [66th of 239]
Area > Water (per capita) 221.015 sq km per million people [76th of 225]
Capital city with population
Yamoussoukro (official) - 100,000; Abidjan (administrative) - 3,660,682
capitals and largest cities > Countries > Cities larger than the capital Abidjan
Climate
tropical along coast, semiarid in far north; three seasons - warm and dry (November to March), hot and dry (March to May), hot and wet (June to October)
Coastline 515 km [115th of 271]
Elevation extremes > Highest point Mont Nimba 1,752 m
Elevation extremes > Lowest point Gulf of Guinea 0 m
Forested Land 22.4% [111st of 193]
Geographic coordinates 8 00 N, 5 00 W
Geography > Note
most of the inhabitants live along the sandy coastal region; apart from the capital area, the forested interior is sparsely populated
Irrigated land 730 sq km [103rd of 196]
Irrigated land (per capita) 41.468 sq km per million people [131st of 167]
Land area > sq. km 318,000 km² [65th of 206]
Land area > sq. km (per capita) 17.517 km² per 1,000 people [80th of 206]
Land boundaries > Border countries
Burkina Faso 584 km, Ghana 668 km, Guinea 610 km, Liberia 716 km, Mali 532 km
Land boundaries > Total 3,110 km [57th of 166]
Land boundaries > Total (per capita) 154.116 km per million people [98th of 164]
Land use > Arable land 10.23% [110th of 258]
Land use > Other 78.61% [162nd of 258]
Land use > Permanent crops 11.16% [27th of 258]
Largest city population 2,793,000 [38th of 174]
Largest city population (per capita) 0.161 per capita [82nd of 174]
Largest city with population Abidjan - 3,660,682
Location
Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Ghana and Liberia
Map references
Africa
Maritime claims > Continental shelf 200 nm
Maritime claims > Exclusive economic zone 200 nautical mile [121st of 123]
Maritime claims > Territorial sea 12 nautical mile [88th of 191]
Natural hazards
coast has heavy surf and no natural harbors; during the rainy season torrential flooding is possible
Natural resources
petroleum, natural gas, diamonds, manganese, iron ore, cobalt, bauxite, copper, gold, nickel, tantalum, silica sand, clay, cocoa beans, coffee, palm oil, hydropower
Population density > people per sq. km 57.09 people/m² [125th of 204]
Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land 297.67 people/km² of arable lan [89th of 188]
Surface area > sq. km 322,460 km² [68th of 206]
Surface area > sq. km (per capita) 17.763 km² per 1,000 people [80th of 207]
tallest mountains > Mountain Mont Nimba
Terrain
mostly flat to undulating plains; mountains in northwest


 

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.; Wikipedia: List of capitals and largest cities by country ; FAO; World Development Indicators database; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; Wikipedia: List of tallest mountains by country

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Cote d'Ivoire, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, Republique de Cote d'Ivoire, côte d’ivoire, cote d'ivoire, cte d'ivoire, ivory coast, Côte d'Ivoire

Environment

 

Acidification 0% [136th of 141]
Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 0.26 % of GNI [114th of 179]
Adjusted savings: particulate emission damage > % of GNI 0.31 % of GNI [91st of 165]
Areas under protection 12 [110th of 146]
Areas under protection (per capita) 0.693722 per 1 million people [118th of 146]
Biosphere reserves area 1,770 thousand hectares [25th of 86]
Biosphere reserves area (per capita) 102.324 thousand hectares per 1 [26th of 86]
Breeding birds threatened 2.24% [71st of 136]
Carbon efficiency 1.46 CO2 emissions/$ GDP [54th of 141]
CFC consumption 1,474.4 [62nd of 107]
CFC consumption (per capita) 0.0852353 per 1,000 people [59th of 107]
CO2 Emissions 7,144.1 [93rd of 178]
CO2 Emissions (per capita) 0.413002 per 1,000 people [133rd of 176]
CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP 0.23 kg/PPP$ [111st of 170]
CO2 emissions > kt 5,714.28 kt [108th of 195]
CO2 emissions > kt (per capita) 0.325 kt per 1,000 people [158th of 196]
CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating 3 [46th of 75]
Current issues
deforestation (most of the country's forests - once the largest in West Africa - have been heavily logged); water pollution from sewage and industrial and agricultural effluents
Ecological footprint 0.95 [118th of 141]
Endangered species protection 0% [140th of 141]
Fertiliser consumption 384.41 hundred grams/hectare [89th of 141]
Forest area > % of land area 32.72 % of land area [86th of 195]
Forest area > sq. km 104,050 km² [51st of 195]
Forest area > sq. km (per capita) 5,731.56 km² per 1,000 people [71st of 195]
Freshwater withdrawal 0.93 [85th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural 65% [81st of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic 24% [36th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial 12% [40th of 124]
Groundwater withdrawals 0 [186th of 188]
International agreements > Party to
Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands, Whaling
International agreements > Signed but not ratified
none of the selected agreements
Known breeding bird species 252 [39th of 146]
Known breeding bird species (per capita) 14.5682 per 1 million people [88th of 146]
Known mammal species 230 [30th of 145]
Known mammal species (per capita) 13.2963 per 1 million people [63rd of 145]
Marine areas under protection 3 [70th of 95]
Marine areas under protection (per capita) 0.17343 per 1 million people [71st of 95]
Marine fish catch 62,187 tons [64th of 141]
Marine fish catch (per capita) 3.59504 tons per 1,000 people [66th of 141]
Non-wildness 0.8% [106th of 141]
NOx emissions per populated area 0.26 thousand metric tons/squ [66th of 141]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day 12,400.92 kg/day [70th of 115]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day per worker 0.24 kg per day per worker [18th of 115]
PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter 38.34 mcg/m³ [96th of 185]
Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999 3,307 [84th of 199]
Protected area 2.6 [109th of 147]
SO2 emissions per populated area 200 thousand metric tons/squ [97th of 141]
SO2 exports 1,284.56 hundred metric tons [71st of 141]
Threatened species 34 [61st of 158]
Threatened species > Mammal 18 [41st of 160]
Total renewable water resources 81 cu km [5th of 31]
Urban NO2 concentration 62.85 micrograms/m3 [37th of 141]
Urban SO2 concentration 137.72 micrograms/m3 [7th of 141]
Water > Availability 6.87 thousand cubic metres [48th of 141]
Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration 6.7 mls/litre [96th of 141]
Water > Freshwater pollution 0.11 tons/cubic km [61st of 69]
Water > Phosphorus concentration 0.14 mls/litre [110th of 141]
Water > Salinisation 387.14 [96th of 141]
Water > Severe water stress 0 [139th of 140]
Water > Suspended solids 5.89 mls/litre [43rd of 141]
Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions 7.05 % [51st of 114]
Water pollution, clay and glass industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.03 % [83rd of 112]
Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions 71.86 % [8th of 114]
Water pollution, metal industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.77 % [75th of 94]
Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions 1.2 % [77th of 107]
Water pollution, paper and pulp industry > % of total BOD emissions 5.54 % [81st of 111]
Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions 8.62 % [51st of 114]
Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions 5.94 % [7th of 114]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area 19 thousand hectares [93rd of 112]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area (per capita) 1.09839 thousand hectares per 1 m [93rd of 112]
Wildness 4.38% [68th of 141]

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ALTERNATIVE NAMES: Cote d'Ivoire, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, Republique de Cote d'Ivoire, côte d’ivoire, cote d'ivoire, cte d'ivoire, ivory coast, Côte d'Ivoire


2) Human geography

Age distribution

Côte d'Ivoire Population Pyramid for 1990
Age and sex distribution for the year 1990


Côte d'Ivoire Population Pyramid for 1995
Age and sex distribution for the year 1995




Côte d'Ivoire Population Pyramid for 2000
Age and sex distribution for the year 2000




Côte d'Ivoire Population Pyramid for 2003
Age and sex distribution for the year 2003



Côte d'Ivoire Population Pyramid for 2005
Age and sex distribution for the year 2005



Côte d'Ivoire Population Pyramid for 2010
Age and sex distribution for the year 2010



Côte d'Ivoire Population Pyramid for 2020
Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020



Côte d'Ivoire Population Pyramid for 2050
Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050




Source
US Census Bureau July 17, 2003

Labor
 

Compensation of employees > % of expense 38.65 % [14th of 97]
Compensation of employees > current LCU 563400000000
CPIA building human resources rating 2 [74th of 75]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14 18.65 [43rd of 89]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19 47.86 [52nd of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24 66.95 [127th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29 72.39 [139th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34 74.39 [136th of 165]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39 74.89 [132nd of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44 75.72 [122nd of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49 75.65 [107th of 163]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54 75.06 [90th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59 69.67 [60th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64 64.94 [37th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus 48.41 [26th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 10-14 20.05 [47th of 92]
Economic activity > Men aged 15-19 58.45 [42nd of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 20-24 89.22 [28th of 166]
Economic activity > Men aged 25-29 97.45 [13th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 30-34 98.35 [17th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 35-39 98.63 [15th of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 40-44 98.34 [13th of 163]
Economic activity > Men aged 45-49 97.46 [30th of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 50-54 97.01 [9th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 55-59 90.22 [63rd of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 60-64 88.1 [26th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus 72.26 [18th of 162]
Economic activity > Women aged 10-14 17.25 [40th of 89]
Economic activity > Women aged 15-19 37.25 [62nd of 164]
Economic activity > Women aged 20-24 44.46 [147th of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 25-29 46.52 [142nd of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 30-34 49.21 [144th of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 35-39 49.49 [137th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 40-44 50.88 [125th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 45-49 51.02 [112nd of 161]
Economic activity > Women aged 50-54 49.42 [102nd of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 55-59 45.82 [72nd of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 60-64 38.57 [58th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus 23.42 [50th of 167]
Economically active children, female 40.5 % [7th of 34]
Economically active children, male 40.9 % [8th of 34]
Economically active children, study and work 53.56 % [26th of 34]
Economically active children, study and work, female 45.93 % [26th of 34]
Economically active children, study and work, male 60.64 % [24th of 34]
Economically active children, total 40.7 % [7th of 34]
Economically active children, work only 46.44 % [9th of 34]
Economically active children, work only, female 54.07 % [9th of 33]
Economically active children, work only, male 39.36 % [11th of 34]
Female economic activity 43.9% [111st of 156]
Female economic activity growth 2% [87th of 156]
Firing cost > weeks of wages 48.8 weeks of wages [68th of 164]
force participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15-64 40.1 % [157th of 184]
force participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15-64 89.1 % [25th of 184]
force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64 65.3 % [129th of 184]
force, female > % of total labor force 29.26 % [165th of 184]
force, total 6,797,935 [57th of 184]
force, total (per capita) 0.374 per capita [158th of 184]
Labor force 6,907,000 [48th of 132]
Labor force (per capita) 383,436.583 per million people [90th of 131]
Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture 68% [2nd of 32]
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Date February 7, 2003
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Minimum age 14 [107th of 146]
Parental leave > Paid maternity leave 14 weeks
Parental leave > Paid paternity leave
Up to 10 days paid leave for family events concerning workers' home
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date May 5, 1961
Rigidity of employment index 45 [60th of 166]
Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment 25.9 % [127th of 174]
Unemployment rate 13% [8th of 107]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ 592,000,000 $ [38th of 149]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per $ GDP) 36.221 $ per $1,000 of GDP [13th of 166]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per capita) 32.61 $ per 1,000 people [57th of 167]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ 160,000,000 $ [100th of 156]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per $ GDP) 9.789 $ per $1,000 of GDP [87th of 165]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per capita) 8.814 $ per capita [129th of 167]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ 1,008,926 BoP $ [111st of 115]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP) 0.065 BoP $ per $1 million of [106th of 142]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per capita) 0.056 BoP $ per 1,000 people [115th 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 ; Wikipedia: Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Cote d'Ivoire, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, Republique de Cote d'Ivoire, côte d’ivoire, cote d'ivoire, cte d'ivoire, ivory coast, Côte d'Ivoire

Lifestyle

Life satisfaction inequality 2.5 [49th of 87]


 

SOURCES
World Database of Happiness, Happiness in Nations, Rank Report 2004/3b. Equality of happiness in 90 nations 1990-2000. How much citizens differ in enjoyment of their life as a whole

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Cote d'Ivoire, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, Republique de Cote d'Ivoire, côte d’ivoire, cote d'ivoire, cte d'ivoire, ivory coast, Côte d'Ivoire

People

African countries by population density > area 322,460 [27th of 56]
African countries by population density > pop. dens. 52 [26th of 56]
African countries by population density > population 16,804,784 [14th of 56]
Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population 0.82 [35th of 185]
Age structure > 0-14 years 40.8 % [49th of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years 41 [49th of 226]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 4,092,593 [43rd of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 40.9% [47th of 227]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 4,161,238 [45th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years 56.3 [176th of 226]
Age structure > 15-64 years 56.4 % [174th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Females 5,568,621 [58th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 56.3% [175th of 227]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males 5,790,503 [56th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over 2.8 % [194th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 281,531 [91st of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 2.8% [191st of 227]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 285,116 [77th of 225]
Birth rate 32.73 births/1,000 population [46th of 226]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of rural 60 [27th of 52]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of total 72 [27th of 56]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of urban 88 [18th of 52]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of female 36 [9th of 46]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of male 34 [10th of 46]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of poorest 20% 49 [9th of 43]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of richest 20% 10 [30th of 43]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of rural 50 [8th of 42]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of total 35 [8th of 46]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of urban 18 [19th of 42]
Chinese population 200 [96th of 127]
Chinese population (per capita) 1.156 per 100,000 people [106th of 126]
CPIA social protection rating 2.5 [65th of 75]
Death rate 11.17 deaths/1,000 population [47th of 226]
Education expenditures 4.6 % of GDP [2nd of 55]
Ethnic groups
Akan 42.1%, Voltaiques or Gur 17.6%, Northern Mandes 16.5%, Krous 11%, Southern Mandes 10%, other 2.8% (includes 130,000 Lebanese and 14,000 French)
Female population > Age 10-14 1,092,403 [49th of 224]
Female population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6.19 [39th of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 990,529 [51st of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.61 [33rd of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 874,175 [52nd of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 4.95 [43rd of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 747,390 [55th of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.23 [46th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 603,766 [55th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.42 [125th of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 477,749 [59th of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.71 [175th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 321,897 [74th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 1.82 [213rd of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 259,182 [78th of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.47 [217th of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 265,021 [70th of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.5 [176th of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 230,805 [67th of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.31 [154th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 169,163 [69th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.96 [162nd of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 117,804 [78th of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.67 [184th of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 71,859 [89th of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.41 [204th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 38,697 [102nd of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.22 [212nd of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 22,774 [106th of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.13 [213rd of 224]
Gender development 0.411 [128th of 141]
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Capital Yamoussoukro
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Number of ethnic Greeks
60 (est.)
Male population > Age 10-14 1,048,889 [52nd of 224]
Male population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 5.94 [67th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 964,551 [54th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.46 [71st of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 873,062 [53rd of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 4.95 [56th of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 755,345 [55th of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.28 [60th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 630,798 [55th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.57 [113rd of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 517,836 [57th of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.93 [165th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 353,651 [69th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 2 [201st of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 278,250 [75th of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.58 [194th of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 266,018 [65th of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.51 [160th of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 223,197 [66th of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.26 [149th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 161,867 [65th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.92 [149th of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 111,339 [73rd of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.63 [176th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 69,999 [81st of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.4 [185th of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 37,270 [91st of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.21 [197th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 20,185 [93rd of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.11 [208th of 224]
Median age > Female 18.9 years [187th of 224]
Median age > Male 19.2 years [174th of 224]
Median age > Total 19 years [177th of 224]
Nationality > Adjective Ivoirian
Nationality > Noun Ivoirian(s)
Population 20,179,602 [55th of 242]
Population > CIA Factbook 20,179,602 [55th of 240]
Population > Note
estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2007 est.)
Population ages 0-14 > % of total 41.85 % [34th of 185]
Population ages 15-64 > % of total 54.88 % [150th of 185]
Population ages 65 and above > % of total 3.27 % [144th of 185]
Population growth > annual % 1.57 annual % [80th of 195]
Population growth rate 2.156% [53rd of 235]
Population in 2015 21,553 [55th of 225]
Population in largest city 3,577,102 [35th of 118]
Population in largest city (per capita) 0.197 per capita [38th of 118]
Population in the largest city > % of urban population 43.79 % [24th of 118]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million 3,577,102 [45th of 106]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million (per capita) 0.197 per capita [55th of 106]
Population, female > % of total 49.2 % [161st of 190]
Projected population growth 117.82% [34th of 141]
Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates 4 Feb 1991
Rural population 9,984,627 [48th of 193]
Rural population (per capita) 0.55 per capita [66th of 194]
Rural population growth > annual % 0.84 annual % [72nd of 193]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1.02 [83rd of 223]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1.04 male(s)/female [43rd of 224]
Sex ratio > 65 years and over 1.01 male(s)/female [19th of 223]
Sex ratio > At birth 1.03 male(s)/female [183rd of 223]
Sex ratio > Total population 1.03 male(s)/female [44th of 224]
Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.02 male(s)/female [175th of 224]
Total fertility rate 4.23 children born/woman [44th of 225]
Total Population 17,654,843 [57th of 227]
Total population > Age 10-14 2,141,292 [50th of 224]
Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 12.13 [54th of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 1,955,080 [52nd of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 11.07 [52nd of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 1,747,237 [53rd of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 9.9 [46th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 1,502,735 [55th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 8.51 [52nd of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 1,234,564 [55th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 6.99 [124th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 995,585 [58th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 5.64 [169th of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 675,548 [73rd of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 3.83 [207th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 537,432 [77th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 3.04 [210th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 531,039 [66th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 3.01 [165th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 454,002 [67th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 2.57 [151st of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 331,030 [67th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 1.88 [155th of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 229,143 [78th of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 1.3 [179th of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 141,858 [86th of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.8 [196th of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 75,967 [96th of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.43 [208th of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 42,959 [103rd of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.24 [215th of 224]
Total Population > Female 8,844,801 [57th of 227]
Total Population > Male 8,810,042 [57th of 227]
Urban population 8,169,240 [56th of 195]
Urban population (per capita) 0.45 per capita [129th of 196]
Urban population growth > annual % 2.46 annual % [78th of 195]
Urbanization 44 [133rd of 204]
Urbanization in 1975 32.1% [110th of 164]
Urbanization in 2015 50.9% [106th of 164]
Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males 63 [123rd of 144]
Women > Antenatal care coverage % 88 [67th of 133]
Women > Contraceptive prevalence % 15 [150th of 170]
Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males 102 [162nd of 173]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported 600 [14th of 154]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted 690 [31st of 166]
Women > Skilled attendant at delivery % 63 [123rd 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; UNICEF; University Libraries, Ohio University; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center ; Human Development Reports, United Nations 2002; Wikipedia: Greek diaspora ; World Development Indicators database and CIA World Factbook; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; 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; 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

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Cote d'Ivoire, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, Republique de Cote d'Ivoire, côte d’ivoire, cote d'ivoire, cte d'ivoire, ivory coast, Côte d'Ivoire

Mortality

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people 16.81 per 1,000 people [25th of 195]
rate, adult, female > per 1,000 female adults 460.98 per 1,000 female adults [19th of 185]
rate, adult, male > per 1,000 male adults 474.3 per 1,000 male adults [22nd of 185]
rate, infant > per 1,000 live births 118 per 1,000 live births [11th of 187]
rate, under-5 > per 1,000 195 per 1,000 [12th of 187]


 

SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cote d'Ivoire, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, Republique de Cote d'Ivoire, côte d’ivoire, cote d'ivoire, cte d'ivoire, ivory coast, Côte d'Ivoire

Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population 13.06 [38th of 195]
immigrant population > Number of immigrants 2,371,000 [18th of 195]
immigrant population > Percentage of total number of immigrants in the world 1.271  
International migration stock > % of population 13.06 % [47th of 205]
International migration stock, total 2,371,277 [18th of 205]
Net migration -371,159 [162nd of 180]
    Net migration (per capita) -20.445 per 1 million people [154th of 185]
Net migration rate 0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati [111st of 225]
Net migration rate > A note
after Liberia's civil war started in 1990, more than 350,000 refugees fled to Cote d'Ivoire; by the end of 1999 most Liberian refugees were assumed to have returned (2002 est.)
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum 41,627 [40th of 151]
    Refugee population by country or territory of asylum (per capita) 2,293.01 per 1 million people [47th of 162]
Refugee population by country or territory of origin 18,338 [41st of 77]
    Refugee population by country or territory of origin (per capita) 1.01 per 1 million people [40th of 77]
Refugees 120,360 [31st of 110]
    Refugees (per capita) 6.95803 per 1,000 people [29th of 110]
Refugees > Convention on refugees 8 Dec 1961 d  
Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs 709,000 [5th of 40]
    Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs (per capita) 39.36 per 1,000 people [8th of 40]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > Refugees (country of origin) 25,615 (Liberia)  
US visa lottery winners 268 US visa lottery winners [54th of 178]
    US visa lottery winners (per capita) 15.4931 US visa lottery winners [81st 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; US Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES: Cote d'Ivoire, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, Republique de Cote d'Ivoire, côte d’ivoire, cote d'ivoire, cte d'ivoire, ivory coast, Côte d'Ivoire

 

 

 

 

 

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