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1) Natural Geography

Geography
 

Area > Comparative
slightly less than three times the size of Connecticut

Area > Comparative to US places
slightly less than three times the size of Connecticut

Area > Land

28,000 sq km

[140th of 238]

Area > Land (per capita)

18.627 sq km per 1,000 people

[85th of 227]

Area > Total

36,120 sq km

[142nd of 250]

Area > Total (per capita)

24.029 sq km per 1,000 people

[71st of 231]

Area > Water

8,120 sq km

[49th of 239]

Area > Water (per capita)

5,401.874 sq km per million people

[9th of 225]

Capital city with population

Bissau - 200,000

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

Coastline

350 km

[138th of 271]

Elevation extremes > Highest point
unnamed location in the northeast corner of the country 300 m

Elevation extremes > Lowest point

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Forested Land

60.5%

[20th of 193]

Geographic coordinates

12 00 N, 15 00 W

Geography > Note
this small country is swampy along its western coast and low-lying inland

Irrigated land

250 sq km

[123rd of 196]

Irrigated land (per capita)

167.36 sq km per million people

[90th of 167]

Land area > sq. km

28,120 km²

[138th of 206]

Land area > sq. km (per capita)

17.726 km² per 1,000 people

[79th of 206]

Land boundaries > Border countries
Guinea 386 km, Senegal 338 km

Land boundaries > Total

724 km

[128th of 166]

Land boundaries > Total (per capita)

481.645 km per million people

[39th of 164]

Land use > Arable land

8.31%

[122nd of 258]

Land use > Other

84.77%

[138th of 258]

Land use > Permanent crops

6.92%

[45th of 258]

Largest city

Bissau

Largest city population

233,000

[133rd of 174]

Largest city population (per capita)

0.165 per capita

[79th of 174]

Largest city with population

Bissau - 200,000

Location
Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Senegal

Map references
Africa

Maritime claims > Exclusive economic zone

200 nautical mile

[27th of 123]

Maritime claims > Territorial sea

12 nautical mile

[107th of 191]

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

Natural resources
fish, timber, phosphates, bauxite, clay, granite, limestone, unexploited deposits of petroleum

Population density

44.09 people per sqkm

[148th of 256]

Population density > people per sq. km

56.41 people/m²

[126th of 204]

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

350.34 people/km² of arable lan

[80th of 188]

Surface area > sq. km

36,120 km²

[134th of 206]

Surface area > sq. km (per capita)

22.769 km² per 1,000 people

[71st of 207]

Terrain
mostly low coastal plain rising to savanna in east


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; Heal The World Foundation.

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Guinea-Bissau, Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Republica da Guine-Bissau, Guine-Bissau

Environment
 

Acidification

0%

[49th of 141]

Adjusted savings; carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI

0.62 % of GNI

[50th of 179]

Adjusted savings; particulate emission damage > % of GNI

1 % of GNI

[28th of 165]

Areas under protection

0

[145th of 146]

Areas under protection (per capita)

0 per 1 million people

[144th of 146]

Biosphere reserves area

110 thousand hectares

[68th of 86]

Biosphere reserves area (per capita)

77.8485 thousand hectares per 1

[30th of 86]

Breeding birds threatened

0%

[132nd of 136]

Carbon efficiency

0.86 CO2 emissions/$ GDP

[90th of 141]

CFC consumption

240.81

[74th of 107]

CFC consumption (per capita)

0.170425 per 1,000 people

[51st of 107]

CO2 Emissions

286.2

[157th of 178]

CO2 Emissions (per capita)

0.202548 per 1,000 people

[145th of 176]

CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP

0.27 kg/PPP$

[101st of 170]

CO2 emissions > kt

271.06 kt

[177th of 195]

CO2 emissions > kt (per capita)

0.181 kt per 1,000 people

[172nd of 196]

CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating

3

[37th of 75]

Current issues
deforestation; soil erosion; overgrazing; overfishing

Ecological footprint

0.8

[133rd of 141]

Endangered species protection

55.6%

[84th of 141]

Fertiliser consumption

20 hundred grams/hectare

[129th of 141]

Forest area > % of land area

73.68 % of land area

[10th of 195]

Forest area > sq. km

20,720 km²

[105th of 195]

Forest area > sq. km (per capita)

13,061.48 km² per 1,000 people

[39th of 195]

Freshwater withdrawal

0.18

[109th of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural

82%

[47th of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic

13%

[67th of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial

5%

[63rd of 124]

Groundwater withdrawals

0

[89th of 188]

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

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

Known breeding bird species

235

[52nd of 146]

Known breeding bird species (per capita)

166.313 per 1 million people

[7th of 146]

Known mammal species

108

[78th of 145]

Known mammal species (per capita)

76.4331 per 1 million people

[10th of 145]

Marine fish catch

3,867 tons

[96th of 141]

Marine fish catch (per capita)

2.73673 tons per 1,000 people

[72nd of 141]

Non-wildness

3.37%

[69th of 141]

NOx emissions per populated area

0.13 thousand metric tons/squ

[113rd of 141]

PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter

78.09 mcg/m³

[30th of 185]

Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999

71

[171st of 199]

SO2 emissions per populated area

190 thousand metric tons/squ

[98th of 141]

SO2 exports

1,765.55 hundred metric tons

[49th of 141]

Threatened species > Mammal

4

[130th of 160]

Total renewable water resources

31 cu km

[15th of 31]

Urban NO2 concentration

60.83 micrograms/m3

[43rd of 141]

Urban SO2 concentration

119.06 micrograms/m3

[14th of 141]

Water > Availability

19.15 thousand cubic metres

[29th of 141]

Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration

5.75 mls/litre

[123rd of 141]

Water > Phosphorus concentration

0.82 mls/litre

[7th of 141]

Water > Salinisation

1,071.4

[38th of 141]

Water > Severe water stress

0

[93rd of 140]

Water > Suspended solids

7.17 mls/litre

[16th of 141]

Wetlands of intl importance > Area

39 thousand hectares

[86th of 112]

Wetlands of intl importance > Area (per capita)

27.6008 thousand hectares per 1 m

[33rd of 112]

Wildness

0.65%

[91st of 141]


SOURCES SUnited Nations and other sources.; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center; UNEP, Production and Consumption of Ozone Depleting Substances, 1986-1998, October 1999. via ciesin.org; World Resources Institute. 2003. Carbon Emissions frotockholm 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 m 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; 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; Jacaranda Atlas; 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-Bissau, Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Republica da Guine-Bissau, Guine-Bissau


2) Human Geography

Labor
 

CPIA building human resources rating

2.5

[66th of 75]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14

36.73

[13th of 89]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19

58.57

[25th of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24

74.2

[73rd of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29

79.18

[101st of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34

80.64

[101st of 165]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39

81.42

[99th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44

82.17

[92nd of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49

80.98

[88th of 163]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54

79.58

[67th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59

76.32

[35th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64

69.98

[23rd of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus

50.49

[20th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 10-14

38.8

[11th of 92]

Economic activity > Men aged 15-19

65.69

[20th of 164]

Economic activity > Men aged 20-24

90.13

[19th of 166]

Economic activity > Men aged 25-29

98.24

[2nd of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 30-34

98.74

[4th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 35-39

98.88

[5th of 164]

Economic activity > Men aged 40-44

98.71

[5th of 163]

Economic activity > Men aged 45-49

98.62

[3rd of 167]

Economic activity > Men aged 55-59

97.65

[2nd of 167]

Economic activity > Men aged 60-64

95.95

[1st of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus

81.89

[4th of 162]

Economic activity > Women aged 10-14

34.68

[15th of 89]

Economic activity > Women aged 15-19

51.54

[38th of 164]

Economic activity > Women aged 20-24

58.63

[110th of 166]

Economic activity > Women aged 25-29

60.64

[105th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 30-34

63.13

[103rd of 167]

Economic activity > Women aged 35-39

64.61

[98th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 40-44

66.38

[93rd of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 45-49

64.42

[92nd of 161]

Economic activity > Women aged 50-54

62.23

[76th of 166]

Economic activity > Women aged 55-59

56.73

[51st of 167]

Economic activity > Women aged 60-64

46.89

[40th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus

24.61

[45th of 167]

Economically active children, female

67.5 %

[4th of 34]

Economically active children, male

67.4 %

[4th of 34]

Economically active children, study and work

36.3 %

[33rd of 34]

Economically active children, study and work, female

32.3 %

[33rd of 34]

Economically active children, study and work, male

40.2 %

[33rd of 34]

Economically active children, total

67.5 %

[4th of 34]

Economically active children, work only

63.7 %

[2nd of 34]

Economically active children, work only, female

67.7 %

[2nd of 33]

Economically active children, work only, male

59.8 %

[2nd of 34]

Female economic activity

57%

[66th of 156]

Female economic activity growth

0%

[103rd of 156]

Firing cost > weeks of wages

86.7 weeks of wages

[32nd of 164]

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

63.06 %

[64th of 184]

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

93.03 %

[6th of 184]

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

77.77 %

[30th of 184]

force, female > % of total labor force

40.85 %

[104th of 184]

force, total

636,033.8

[143rd of 184]

force, total (per capita)

0.401 per capita

[135th of 184]

Labor force

480,000

[22nd of 132]

Labor force (per capita)

361,517.651 per million people

[26th of 131]

Labor force > By occupation

agriculture 82%

Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture

82%

[3rd of 32]

Labor force > By occupation > Industry and services

18%

[16th of 22]

Parental leave > Paid maternity leave

60 days

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date

February 21, 1977

Rigidity of employment index

77

[3rd of 166]

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

10.8 %

[169th of 174]

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

5,000,000 $

[132nd of 149]

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

16.605 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[30th of 166]

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

3.152 $ per 1,000 people

[107th of 167]

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

28,000,000 $

[124th of 156]

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

92.989 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[25th of 165]

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

17.651 $ per capita

[111st of 167]

Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$

26,909,730 BoP $

[85th of 115]

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

99.708 BoP $ per $1 million of

[17th of 142]

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

17.477 BoP $ per 1,000 people

[64th 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; Parental leave ; Wikipedia; Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Guinea-Bissau, Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Republica da Guine-Bissau, Guine-Bissau


People
 

African countries by population density > area

36,120

[41st of 56]

African countries by population density > pop. dens.

37

[29th of 56]

African countries by population density > population

1,345,479

[44th of 56]

Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population

1.02

[4th of 185]

Age structure > 0-14 years

41.4 %

[44th of 225]

Age structure > 0-14 years

41.5

[48th of 226]

Age structure > 0-14 years > Females

308,726

[145th of 225]

Age structure > 0-14 years > From total

41%

[46th of 227]

Age structure > 0-14 years > Males

307,353

[145th of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years

55.5

[178th of 226]

Age structure > 15-64 years

55.6 %

[178th of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years > Females

436,245

[150th of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years > From total

55.9%

[178th of 227]

Age structure > 15-64 years > Males

404,747

[151st of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over

3 %

[190th of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females

27,292

[153rd of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over > From total

3.1%

[179th of 227]

Age structure > 65 years and over > Males

18,819

[158th of 225]

Birth rate

36.4 births/1,000 population

[35th of 226]

Child Protection > Birth registration, % of rural

47

[36th of 52]

Child Protection > Birth registration, % of total

42

[43rd of 56]

Child Protection > Birth registration, % of urban

32

[48th of 52]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of female

54

[6th of 46]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of male

54

[5th of 46]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of poorest 20%

69

[2nd of 43]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of richest 20%

22

[9th of 43]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of rural

69

[2nd of 42]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of total

54

[6th of 46]

Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of urban

30

[7th of 42]

CPIA social protection rating

2.5

[63rd of 75]

Death rate

16.05 deaths/1,000 population

[19th of 226]

Education expenditures

5.2 % of GDP

[1st of 55]

Ethnic groups
African 99% (includes Balanta 30%, Fula 20%, Manjaca 14%, Mandinga 13%, Papel 7%), European and mulatto less than 1%

Female population > Age 10-14

87,688

[147th of 224]

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

6.08

[51st of 224]

Female population > Age 15-19

77,942

[149th of 224]

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

5.41

[64th of 224]

Female population > Age 20-24

68,403

[148th of 224]

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

4.74

[65th of 224]

Female population > Age 25-29

58,223

[149th of 224]

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

4.04

[75th of 224]

Female population > Age 30-34

49,274

[148th of 224]

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

3.42

[127th of 224]

Female population > Age 35-39

37,331

[151st of 224]

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

2.59

[184th of 224]

Female population > Age 40-44

29,061

[156th of 224]

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

2.02

[194th of 224]

Female population > Age 45-49

30,449

[150th of 224]

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

2.11

[153rd of 224]

Female population > Age 50-54

29,236

[150th of 224]

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

2.03

[126th of 224]

Female population > Age 55-59

22,025

[151st of 224]

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

1.53

[124th of 224]

Female population > Age 60-64

15,867

[151st of 224]

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

1.1

[135th of 224]

Female population > Age 65-69

11,451

[152nd of 224]

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

0.79

[153rd of 224]

Female population > Age 70-74

7,440

[154th of 224]

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

0.52

[161st of 224]

Female population > Age 75-79

3,942

[162nd of 224]

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

0.27

[194th of 224]

Female population > Age 80-84

2,213

[168th of 224]

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

0.15

[203rd of 224]

Gender development

0.325

[137th of 141]

Male population > Age 10-14

86,715

[148th of 224]

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

6.01

[63rd of 224]

Male population > Age 15-19

76,947

[150th of 224]

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

5.34

[82nd of 224]

Male population > Age 20-24

67,315

[149th of 224]

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

4.67

[90th of 224]

Male population > Age 25-29

57,285

[149th of 224]

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

3.97

[109th of 224]

Male population > Age 30-34

49,587

[149th of 224]

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

3.44

[135th of 224]

Male population > Age 35-39

39,396

[151st of 224]

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

2.73

[177th of 224]

Male population > Age 40-44

29,556

[156th of 224]

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

2.05

[195th of 224]

Male population > Age 45-49

22,486

[159th of 224]

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

1.56

[195th of 224]

Male population > Age 50-54

17,269

[158th of 224]

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

1.2

[194th of 224]

Male population > Age 55-59

13,868

[159th of 224]

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

0.96

[192nd of 224]

Male population > Age 60-64

10,850

[157th of 224]

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

0.75

[181st of 224]

Male population > Age 65-69

8,003

[156th of 224]

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

0.55

[192nd of 224]

Male population > Age 70-74

5,354

[158th of 224]

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

0.37

[196th of 224]

Male population > Age 75-79

2,896

[164th of 224]

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

0.2

[200th of 224]

Male population > Age 80-84

1,795

[166th of 224]

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

0.12

[201st of 224]

Median age > Female

19.8 years

[172nd of 224]

Median age > Male

18.6 years

[180th of 224]

Median age > Total

19.2 years

[175th of 224]

Nationality > Adjective

Guinean

Nationality > Noun

Guinean(s)

Percentage living in rural areas.

66%

[38th of 193]

Percentage living in urban areas

34%

[160th of 199]

Population

1,503,182

[148th of 242]

Population > CIA Factbook

1,503,182

[148th of 240]

Population ages 0-14 > % of total

47.52 %

[4th of 185]

Population ages 15-64 > % of total

49.43 %

[180th of 185]

Population ages 65 and above > % of total

3.05 %

[152nd of 185]

Population growth > annual %

2.98 annual %

[19th of 195]

Population growth rate

2.035%

[62nd of 235]

Population in 2015

2,133

[141st of 225]

Population, female > % of total

50.6 %

[75th of 190]

Projected population growth

166.78%

[17th of 141]

Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates

20 Aug 1990

Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories

26 Jan 1990

Rural population

1,116,786

[124th of 193]

Rural population (per capita)

0.704 per capita

[36th of 194]

Rural population growth > annual %

3.01 annual %

[9th of 193]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

0.92

[208th of 223]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

0.93 male(s)/female

[199th of 224]

Sex ratio > 65 years and over

0.69 male(s)/female

[174th of 223]

Sex ratio > At birth

1.03 male(s)/female

[188th of 223]

Sex ratio > Total population

0.95 male(s)/female

[181st of 224]

Sex ratio > Under 15 years

1 male(s)/female

[213rd of 224]

Total fertility rate

4.72 children born/woman

[37th of 225]

Total Population

1,442,029

[149th of 227]

Total population > Age 10-14

174,403

[147th of 224]

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

12.09

[56th of 224]

Total population > Age 15-19

154,889

[150th of 224]

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

10.74

[75th of 224]

Total population > Age 20-24

135,718

[149th of 224]

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

9.41

[77th of 224]

Total population > Age 25-29

115,508

[149th of 224]

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

8.01

[94th of 224]

Total population > Age 30-34

98,861

[148th of 224]

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

6.86

[130th of 224]

Total population > Age 35-39

76,727

[150th of 224]

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

5.32

[184th of 224]

Total population > Age 40-44

58,617

[157th of 224]

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

4.06

[199th of 224]

Total population > Age 45-49

52,935

[156th of 224]

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

3.67

[175th of 224]

Total population > Age 50-54

46,505

[154th of 224]

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

3.22

[156th of 224]

Total population > Age 55-59

35,893

[153rd of 224]

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

2.49

[157th of 224]

Total population > Age 60-64

26,717

[153rd of 224]

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

1.85

[160th of 224]

Total population > Age 65-69

19,454

[155th of 224]

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

1.35

[171st of 224]

Total population > Age 70-74

12,794

[157th of 224]

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

0.89

[184th of 224]

Total population > Age 75-79

6,838

[164th of 224]

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

0.47

[195th of 224]

Total population > Age 80-84

4,008

[167th of 224]

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

0.28

[203rd of 224]

Total Population > Female

741,799

[149th of 227]

Total Population > Male

700,230

[151st of 227]

Urban population

469,557.8

[152nd of 195]

Urban population (per capita)

0.296 per capita

[159th of 196]

Urban population growth > annual %

2.92 annual %

[59th of 195]

Urbanization

32

[167th of 204]

Urbanization in 1975

16%

[142nd of 164]

Urbanization in 2015

43%

[124th of 164]

Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males

43

[139th of 144]

Women > Antenatal care coverage %

62

[113rd of 133]

Women > Contraceptive prevalence %

8

[158th of 170]

Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males

107

[72nd of 173]

Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported

910

[8th of 154]

Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted

1,100

[8th of 166]

Women > Skilled attendant at delivery %

35

[154th 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; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center ; Human Development Reports, United Nations 2002; 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; 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
Guinea-Bissau, Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Republica da Guine-Bissau, Guine-Bissau


Mortality
 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people

19.37 per 1,000 people

[17th of 195]

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

423.48 per 1,000 female adults

[28th of 185]

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

464.77 per 1,000 male adults

[24th of 185]

rate, infant > per 1,000 live births

124 per 1,000 live births

[7th of 187]

rate, under-5 > per 1,000

200 per 1,000

[11th of 187]

 

SOURCES World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Guinea-Bissau, Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Republica da Guine-Bissau, Guine-Bissau

Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population

1.198

[143rd of 195]

immigrant population > Number of immigrants

19,000

[159th of 195]

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

>0.01%

International migration stock > % of population

1.21 %

[154th of 205]

International migration stock, total

19,171

[169th of 205]

Net migration

1,181

[70th of 180]

Net migration (per capita)

0.744 per 1 million people

[67th of 185]

Net migration rate

0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati

[84th of 225]

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

7,616

[68th of 151]

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

4,800.976 per 1 million people

[27th of 162]

Refugee population by country or territory of origin

1,050

[70th of 77]

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

0.662 per 1 million people

[48th of 77]

Refugees

202,200

[20th of 110]

Refugees (per capita)

143.1 per 1,000 people

[3rd of 110]

Refugees > Convention on refugees

11 Feb 1976 a

Refugees > Outflow

1,000

[62nd of 76]

Refugees > Outflow (per capita)

0.707714 per 1,000 people

[36th of 76]

Refugees > US acceptance rates

100

[2nd of 49]

Refugees > US applications

1

[59th of 64]

Refugees > US applications (per capita)

0.000707714 per 1,000 people

[40th of 63]

Refugees > US applications approved

1

[47th of 53]

Refugees > US applications approved (per capita)

0.000707714 per 1,000 people

[32nd of 52]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > Refugees (country of origin)

7,454 (Senegal)

US visa lottery winners

6 US visa lottery winners

[139th of 178]

US visa lottery winners (per capita)

4.24628 US visa lottery winners

[131st 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; 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.; Nationmaster.com calculations based on USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) data; United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Guinea-Bissau, Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Republica da Guine-Bissau, Guine-Bissau

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