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1) Natural Geography

Environment
 

Acidification

0%

[100th of 141]

Adjusted savings; carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI

0.57 % of GNI

[57th of 179]

Adjusted savings; net forest depletion > % of GNI

6.07 % of GNI

[3rd of 57]

Adjusted savings; particulate emission damage > % of GNI

0.49 % of GNI

[63rd of 165]

Areas under protection

2

[140th of 146]

Areas under protection (per capita)

0.689655 per 1 million people

[119th of 146]

Breeding birds threatened

2.96%

[61st of 136]

Carbon efficiency

0.99 CO2 emissions/$ GDP

[82nd of 141]

CO2 Emissions

424.3

[151st of 178]

CO2 Emissions (per capita)

0.14631 per 1,000 people

[152nd of 176]

CO2 emissions > kt

461.54 kt

[168th of 195]

CO2 emissions > kt (per capita)

0.143 kt per 1,000 people

[176th of 196]

Current issues
tropical rain forest deforestation; soil erosion; loss of biodiversity; pollution of coastal waters from oil residue and raw sewage

Ecological footprint

1.16

[100th of 141]

Endangered species protection

44.4%

[96th of 141]

Fertiliser consumption

0 hundred grams/hectare

[141st of 141]

Forest area > % of land area

32.75 % of land area

[85th of 195]

Forest area > sq. km

31,540 km²

[88th of 195]

Forest area > sq. km (per capita)

9,606.285 km² per 1,000 people

[48th of 195]

Freshwater withdrawal

0.11

[115th of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural

55%

[96th of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic

27%

[28th of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial

18%

[23rd of 124]

Groundwater withdrawals

0

[146th of 188]

International agreements > Party to
Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands

International agreements > Signed but not ratified
Environmental Modification, Law of the Sea, Marine Life Conservation

Known breeding bird species

146

[114th of 146]

Known breeding bird species (per capita)

50.3448 per 1 million people

[30th of 146]

Known mammal species

193

[43rd of 145]

Known mammal species (per capita)

66.5517 per 1 million people

[14th of 145]

Marine areas under protection

1

[85th of 95]

Marine areas under protection (per capita)

0.344828 per 1 million people

[54th of 95]

Marine fish catch

10,861 tons

[86th of 141]

Marine fish catch (per capita)

3.74517 tons per 1,000 people

[65th of 141]

Non-wildness

1.78%

[86th of 141]

NOx emissions per populated area

0.27 thousand metric tons/squ

[61st of 141]

Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day

615.42 kg/day

[103rd of 115]

Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day per worker

0.3 kg per day per worker

[5th of 115]

PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter

43.95 mcg/m³

[79th of 185]

Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999

109

[163rd of 199]

Protected area

1.3

[123rd of 147]

SO2 emissions per populated area

110 thousand metric tons/squ

[120th of 141]

SO2 exports

1,343.31 hundred metric tons

[67th of 141]

Threatened species

30

[67th of 158]

Threatened species > Mammal

11

[74th of 160]

Total renewable water resources

232 cu km

[3rd of 31]

Urban NO2 concentration

61.49 micrograms/m3

[40th of 141]

Urban SO2 concentration

152.18 micrograms/m3

[3rd of 141]

Water > Availability

58.85 thousand cubic metres

[6th of 141]

Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration

8.01 mls/litre

[64th of 141]

Water > Phosphorus concentration

0.49 mls/litre

[34th of 141]

Water > Salinisation

891.54

[50th of 141]

Water > Severe water stress

0

[116th of 140]

Water > Suspended solids

7.6 mls/litre

[11th of 141]

Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions

6.15 %

[67th of 114]

Water pollution, clay and glass industry > % of total BOD emissions

0.2 %

[50th of 112]

Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions

85.44 %

[4th of 114]

Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions

0.88 %

[90th of 107]

Water pollution, paper and pulp industry > % of total BOD emissions

5 %

[93rd of 111]

Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions

0.55 %

[101st of 114]

Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions

2.33 %

[42nd of 114]

Wildness

8.96%

[65th 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; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; 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
Liberia, Republic of Liberia


Geography
 

Area > Comparative
slightly larger than Tennessee

Area > Comparative to US places
slightly larger than Tennessee

Area > Land

96,320 sq km

[106th of 238]

Area > Land (per capita)

28.885 sq km per 1,000 people

[62nd of 227]

Area > Total

111,370 sq km

[108th of 250]

Area > Total (per capita)

33.398 sq km per 1,000 people

[61st of 231]

Area > Water

15,050 sq km

[30th of 239]

Area > Water (per capita)

4,513.303 sq km per million people

[10th of 225]

Capital city with population

Monrovia - 1,000,000

Climate
tropical; hot, humid; dry winters with hot days and cool to cold nights; wet, cloudy summers with frequent heavy showers

Coastline

579 km

[109th of 271]

County > Overview > Number

15

Elevation extremes > Highest point

Mount Wuteve 1,380 m

Elevation extremes > Lowest point

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Forested Land

31.3%

[75th of 193]

Geographic coordinates

6 30 N, 9 30 W

Geography > Note
facing the Atlantic Ocean, the coastline is characterized by lagoons, mangrove swamps, and river-deposited sandbars; the inland grassy plateau supports limited agriculture

Irrigated land

30 sq km

[158th of 196]

Irrigated land (per capita)

9.31 sq km per million people

[160th of 167]

Land area > sq. km

96,320 km²

[107th of 206]

Land area > sq. km (per capita)

29.337 km² per 1,000 people

[56th of 206]

land border lengths > J-L > Number of neighbours

3

[10th of 16]

land border lengths > J-L > Total Borders

1,585 km

[8th of 16]

Land boundaries > Border countries
Guinea 563 km, Cote d'Ivoire 716 km, Sierra Leone 306 km

Land boundaries > Total

1,585 km

[101st of 166]

Land boundaries > Total (per capita)

475.321 km per million people

[40th of 164]

Land use > Arable land

3.43%

[163rd of 258]

Land use > Other

94.59%

[81st of 258]

Land use > Permanent crops

1.98%

[92nd of 258]

Largest city
Monrovia

Largest city population

962,000

[89th of 174]

Largest city population (per capita)

0.332 per capita

[22nd of 174]

Largest city with population

Monrovia - 1,000,000

Location
Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cote d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone

Map references
Africa

Maritime claims > Territorial sea

200 nautical mile

[6th of 191]

Natural hazards
dust-laden harmattan winds blow from the Sahara (December to March)

Natural resources
iron ore, timber, diamonds, gold, hydropower

Population density

30.35 people per sqkm

[167th of 256]

Population density > people per sq. km

34.09 people/m²

[149th of 204]

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

366.28 people/km² of arable lan

[75th of 188]

Surface area > sq. km

111,370 km²

[102nd of 206]

Surface area > sq. km (per capita)

33.92 km² per 1,000 people

[52nd of 207]

tallest mountains > Mountain

Mount Wuteve

Terrain
mostly flat to rolling coastal plains rising to rolling plateau and low mountains in northeast


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; County ; FAO; World Development Indicators database; Wikipedia; List of land border lengths ; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; Heal The World Foundation.; Wikipedia; List of tallest mountains by country

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Liberia, Republic of Liberia


2) Human Geography

Labor
 

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14

15.39

[49th of 89]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19

41.53

[71st of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24

72.66

[87th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29

77.71

[109th of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34

78.38

[113rd of 165]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39

80.36

[103rd of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44

82.22

[91st of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49

81.79

[81st of 163]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54

77.88

[73rd of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59

73.35

[49th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64

61.54

[43rd of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus

47.62

[29th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 10-14

15.94

[55th of 92]

Economic activity > Men aged 15-19

42.68

[89th of 164]

Economic activity > Men aged 20-24

85.1

[68th of 166]

Economic activity > Men aged 25-29

96.96

[30th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 30-34

97.46

[68th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 35-39

98.15

[36th of 164]

Economic activity > Men aged 40-44

97.73

[33rd of 163]

Economic activity > Men aged 45-49

97.57

[26th of 167]

Economic activity > Men aged 50-54

94.68

[54th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 55-59

94.08

[23rd of 167]

Economic activity > Men aged 60-64

85.11

[41st of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus

74.87

[11th of 162]

Economic activity > Women aged 10-14

14.82

[44th of 89]

Economic activity > Women aged 15-19

40.35

[54th of 164]

Economic activity > Women aged 20-24

59.97

[101st of 166]

Economic activity > Women aged 25-29

58.23

[112nd of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 30-34

59.14

[112nd of 167]

Economic activity > Women aged 35-39

62.33

[104th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 40-44

66.41

[92nd of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 45-49

65.69

[85th of 161]

Economic activity > Women aged 50-54

61.08

[77th of 166]

Economic activity > Women aged 55-59

53.03

[59th of 167]

Economic activity > Women aged 60-64

38.69

[57th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus

23.67

[48th of 167]

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

55.74 %

[104th of 184]

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

83.75 %

[70th of 184]

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

69.7 %

[94th of 184]

force, female > % of total labor force

39.9 %

[117th of 184]

force, total

1,195,519

[134th of 184]

force, total (per capita)

0.364 per capita

[165th of 184]

Labor force > By occupation
agriculture 70%, industry 8%, services 22%

Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture

70%

[6th of 32]

Labor force > By occupation > Industry

8%

[15th of 29]

Labor force > By occupation > Services

22%

[17th of 29]

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date

May 25, 1962

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

23.6 %

[132nd of 174]

Unemployment rate

85%

[1st of 107]

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

126,000,000 $

[32nd of 149]

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

129.523 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[6th of 166]

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

57,503.893 $ per 1,000 people

[24th of 167]


SOURCES 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; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia; Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Liberia, Republic of Liberia


People
 

African countries by population density > area

111,370

[38th of 56]

African countries by population density > pop. dens.

30

[34th of 56]

African countries by population density > population

3,288,198

[37th of 56]

Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population

0.97

[10th of 185]

Age structure > 0-14 years

43.1 %

[29th of 225]

Age structure > 0-14 years

43.6

[26th of 226]

Age structure > 0-14 years > Females

731,287

[107th of 225]

Age structure > 0-14 years > From total

44%

[23rd of 227]

Age structure > 0-14 years > Males

734,375

[109th of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years

52.8

[207th of 226]

Age structure > 15-64 years

54.2 %

[193rd of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years > Females

896,319

[135th of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years > From total

53.3%

[196th of 227]

Age structure > 15-64 years > Males

879,848

[137th of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over

2.8 %

[198th of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females

47,583

[144th of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over > From total

2.8%

[195th of 227]

Age structure > 65 years and over > Males

45,175

[141st of 225]

Birth rate

42.92 births/1,000 population

[11th of 226]

Chinese population

120

[103rd of 127]

Chinese population (per capita)

4.138 per 100,000 people

[91st of 126]

Death rate

21.45 deaths/1,000 population

[5th of 226]

Ethnic groups
indigenous African 95% (including Kpelle, Bassa, Gio, Kru, Grebo, Mano, Krahn, Gola, Gbandi, Loma, Kissi, Vai, Dei, Bella, Mandingo, and Mende), Americo-Liberians 2.5% (descendants of immigrants from the US who had been slaves), Congo People 2.5% (descendants of immigrants from the Caribbean who had been slaves)

Female population > Age 10-14

164,336

[119th of 224]

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

5.4

[82nd of 224]

Female population > Age 15-19

167,427

[121st of 224]

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

5.5

[52nd of 224]

Female population > Age 20-24

144,775

[126th of 224]

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

4.76

[63rd of 224]

Female population > Age 25-29

116,797

[137th of 224]

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

3.84

[110th of 224]

Female population > Age 30-34

94,717

[136th of 224]

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

3.11

[172nd of 224]

Female population > Age 35-39

77,439

[137th of 224]

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

2.55

[189th of 224]

Female population > Age 40-44

64,103

[139th of 224]

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

2.11

[187th of 224]

Female population > Age 45-49

55,215

[138th of 224]

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

1.82

[178th of 224]

Female population > Age 50-54

46,336

[139th of 224]

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

1.52

[174th of 224]

Female population > Age 55-59

37,174

[139th of 224]

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

1.22

[171st of 224]

Female population > Age 60-64

28,169

[139th of 224]

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

0.93

[166th of 224]

Female population > Age 65-69

19,572

[140th of 224]

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

0.64

[191st of 224]

Female population > Age 70-74

12,426

[146th of 224]

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

0.41

[205th of 224]

Female population > Age 75-79

6,766

[149th of 224]

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

0.22

[211st of 224]

Female population > Age 80-84

4,304

[156th of 224]

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

0.14

[211st of 224]

Male population > Age 10-14

167,439

[120th of 224]

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

5.5

[86th of 224]

Male population > Age 15-19

168,313

[122nd of 224]

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

5.53

[59th of 224]

Male population > Age 20-24

144,396

[131st of 224]

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

4.75

[77th of 224]

Male population > Age 25-29

114,599

[137th of 224]

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

3.77

[137th of 224]

Male population > Age 30-34

92,294

[137th of 224]

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

3.03

[203rd of 224]

Male population > Age 35-39

75,430

[139th of 224]

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

2.48

[205th of 224]

Male population > Age 40-44

60,795

[143rd of 224]

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

2

[202nd of 224]

Male population > Age 45-49

51,641

[142nd of 224]

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

1.7

[185th of 224]

Male population > Age 50-54

44,223

[139th of 224]

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

1.45

[164th of 224]

Male population > Age 55-59

36,617

[139th of 224]

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

1.2

[155th of 224]

Male population > Age 60-64

28,135

[138th of 224]

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

0.92

[150th of 224]

Male population > Age 65-69

19,475

[141st of 224]

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

0.64

[170th of 224]

Male population > Age 70-74

11,823

[142nd of 224]

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

0.39

[186th of 224]

Male population > Age 75-79

5,954

[148th of 224]

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

0.2

[201st of 224]

Male population > Age 80-84

3,339

[153rd of 224]

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

0.11

[210th of 224]

Median age > Female

18.2 years

[193rd of 224]

Median age > Male

17.8 years

[196th of 224]

Median age > Total

18 years

[195th of 224]

Nationality > Adjective

Liberian

Nationality > Noun

Liberian(s)

Percentage living in rural areas.

53%

[74th of 193]

Percentage living in urban areas

47%

[128th of 199]

Population

3,334,587

[133rd of 242]

Population > CIA Factbook

3,334,587

[133rd of 240]

Population ages 0-14 > % of total

47.07 %

[10th of 185]

Population ages 15-64 > % of total

50.7 %

[174th of 185]

Population ages 65 and above > % of total

2.22 %

[179th of 185]

Population growth > annual %

1.31 annual %

[98th of 195]

Population growth rate

3.661%

[3rd of 235]

Population in 2015

4,381

[121st of 225]

Population in largest city

935,544

[108th of 118]

Population in largest city (per capita)

0.285 per capita

[18th of 118]

Population in the largest city > % of urban population

49.04 %

[14th of 118]

Population, female > % of total

50.1 %

[120th of 190]

Projected population growth

209.98%

[7th of 141]

Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates

4 Jun 1993

Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories

26 Apr 1990

Rural population

1,375,689

[119th of 193]

Rural population (per capita)

0.419 per capita

[102nd of 194]

Rural population growth > annual %

-0.49 annual %

[151st of 193]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

0.95

[188th of 223]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

0.98 male(s)/female

[160th of 224]

Sex ratio > 65 years and over

0.95 male(s)/female

[28th of 223]

Sex ratio > At birth

1.03 male(s)/female

[204th of 223]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > 15–65

0.98

[144th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > at birth

1.03

[199th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > over 65

0.94

[35th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > total

0.99

[108th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15

1

[208th of 215]

Sex ratio > Total population

0.99 male(s)/female

[116th of 224]

Sex ratio > Under 15 years

1 male(s)/female

[217th of 224]

Total fertility rate

5.87 children born/woman

[14th of 225]

Total Population

3,042,004

[134th of 227]

Total population > Age 10-14

331,775

[120th of 224]

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

10.91

[84th of 224]

Total population > Age 15-19

335,740

[121st of 224]

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

11.04

[55th of 224]

Total population > Age 20-24

289,171

[129th of 224]

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

9.51

[70th of 224]

Total population > Age 25-29

231,396

[137th of 224]

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

7.61

[128th of 224]

Total population > Age 30-34

187,011

[137th of 224]

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

6.15

[184th of 224]

Total population > Age 35-39

152,869

[139th of 224]

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

5.03

[198th of 224]

Total population > Age 40-44

124,898

[141st of 224]

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

4.11

[198th of 224]

Total population > Age 45-49

106,856

[140th of 224]

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

3.51

[185th of 224]

Total population > Age 50-54

90,559

[139th of 224]

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

2.98

[166th of 224]

Total population > Age 55-59

73,791

[139th of 224]

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

2.43

[159th of 224]

Total population > Age 60-64

56,304

[138th of 224]

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

1.85

[161st of 224]

Total population > Age 65-69

39,047

[141st of 224]

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

1.28

[185th of 224]

Total population > Age 70-74

24,249

[142nd of 224]

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

0.8

[194th of 224]

Total population > Age 75-79

12,720

[148th of 224]

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

0.42

[211st of 224]

Total population > Age 80-84

7,643

[154th of 224]

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

0.25

[211st of 224]

Total Population > Female

1,528,954

[134th of 227]

Total Population > Male

1,513,050

[135th of 227]

Urban population

1,907,578

[124th of 195]

Urban population (per capita)

0.581 per capita

[93rd of 196]

Urban population growth > annual %

2.63 annual %

[71st of 195]

Urbanization

46

[130th of 204]

Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males

52

[132nd of 144]

Women > Antenatal care coverage %

85

[76th of 133]

Women > Contraceptive prevalence %

10

[156th of 170]

Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males

102

[159th of 173]

Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported

580

[18th of 154]

Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted

760

[24th of 166]

Women > Skilled attendant at delivery %

51

[138th 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; University Libraries, Ohio University; 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; 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); UNICEF

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Liberia, Republic of Liberia


Mortality
 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people

20.43 per 1,000 people

[11th of 195]

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

499.81 per 1,000 female adults

[14th of 185]

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

534.94 per 1,000 male adults

[12th of 185]

rate, infant > per 1,000 live births

157 per 1,000 live births

[2nd of 187]

rate, under-5 > per 1,000

235 per 1,000

[4th of 187]


SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Liberia, Republic of Liberia


Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population

1.523

[136th of 195]

immigrant population > Number of immigrants

50,000

[135th of 195]

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

>0.1%

International migration stock > % of population

1.53 %

[147th of 205]

International migration stock, total

50,172

[138th of 205]

Net migration

-244,548

[150th of 180]

Net migration (per capita)

-74.483 per 1 million people

[171st of 185]

Net migration rate

15.14 migrant(s)/1,000 populati

[6th of 225]

Net migration rate > A note
by the end of 1999, all Liberian refugees who had fled the domestic strife were assumed to have returned (2002 est.)

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

10,168

[61st of 151]

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

3,096.915 per 1 million people

[38th of 162]

Refugee population by country or territory of origin

231,139

[9th of 77]

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

70.399 per 1 million people

[3rd of 77]

Refugees

354,520

[12th of 110]

Refugees (per capita)

122.248 per 1,000 people

[4th of 110]

Refugees > Convention on refugees

15 Oct 1964 a

Refugees > US acceptance rates

7.4

[46th of 49]

Refugees > US applications

13,283

[3rd of 64]

Refugees > US applications (per capita)

4.58034 per 1,000 people

[1st of 63]

Refugees > US applications approved

982

[7th of 53]

Refugees > US applications approved (per capita)

0.338621 per 1,000 people

[2nd of 52]

Refugees > US applications denied

3,427

[1st of 41]

Refugees > US applications denied (per capita)

1.18172 per 1,000 people

[1st of 40]

Refugees > US applications otherwise closed

130

[12th of 39]

Refugees > US applications otherwise closed (per capita)

0.0448276 per 1,000 people

[6th of 38]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs

13,000

[28th of 40]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs (per capita)

4.068 per 1,000 people

[23rd of 40]

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

12,600 (Cote d'Ivoire)

US visa lottery winners

1,570 US visa lottery winners

[21st of 178]

US visa lottery winners (per capita)

541.379 US visa lottery winners

[4th 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; 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
Liberia, Republic of Liberia

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