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1) Natural Geography

Geography
 

MALAGASY GEOGRAPHY STATS

Area > Comparative
slightly less than twice the size of Arizona

Area > Comparative to US places
slightly less than twice the size of Arizona

Area > Land

581,540 sq km

[46th of 238]

Area > Land (per capita)

29.015 sq km per 1,000 people

[61st of 227]

Area > Total

587,040 sq km

[52nd of 250]

Area > Total (per capita)

29.29 sq km per 1,000 people

[63rd of 231]

Area > Water

5,500 sq km

[60th of 239]

Area > Water (per capita)

274.416 sq km per million people

[70th of 225]

Capital city with population

Antananarivo - 1,000,000

Climate
tropical along coast, temperate inland, arid in south

Coastline

4,828 km

[35th of 271]

Elevation extremes > Highest point

Maromokotro 2,876 m

Elevation extremes > Lowest point

Indian Ocean 0 m

Forested Land

20.2%

[121st of 193]

Geographic coordinates

20 00 S, 47 00 E

Geography > Note
world's fourth-largest island; strategic location along Mozambique Channel

Irrigated land

10,860 sq km

[42nd of 196]

Irrigated land (per capita)

616.152 sq km per million people

[40th of 167]

Land area > sq. km

581,540 km²

[43rd of 206]

Land area > sq. km (per capita)

31.256 km² per 1,000 people

[52nd of 206]

Land use > Arable land

5.03%

[150th of 258]

Land use > Other

93.95%

[84th of 258]

Land use > Permanent crops

1.02%

[115th of 258]

Largest city

Antananarivo

Largest city population

876,000

[96th of 174]

Largest city population (per capita)

0.049 per capita

[155th of 174]

Largest city with population

Antananarivo - 1,000,000

Location
Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Mozambique

Map references
Africa

Maritime claims > Contiguous zone

24 nautical mile

[35th of 83]

Maritime claims > Continental shelf
200 nm or 100 nm from the 2,500-m isobath

Maritime claims > Exclusive economic zone

200 nautical mile

[57th of 123]

Maritime claims > Territorial sea

12 nautical mile

[44th of 191]

Natural hazards
periodic cyclones, drought, and locust infestation

Natural resources
graphite, chromite, coal, bauxite, salt, quartz, tar sands, semiprecious stones, mica, fish, hydropower

northernmost point > Latitude

12°08'S

Population density

25.58 people per sqkm

[175th of 256]

Population density > people per sq. km

31.99 people/m²

[153rd of 204]

Precipitation

1,459 mm

[17th of 95]

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

439.26 people/km² of arable lan

[68th of 188]

Surface area > sq. km

587,040 km²

[44th of 206]

Surface area > sq. km (per capita)

31.551 km² per 1,000 people

[55th of 207]

tallest mountains > Mountain

Maromokotro

Terrain
narrow coastal plain, high plateau and mountains in center


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

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Madagascar, Republic of Madagascar, Republique de Madagascar


Environment
 

MALAGASY ENVIRONMENT STATS

Acidification

0%

[106th of 141]

Adjusted savings; carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI

0.34 % of GNI

[95th of 179]

Adjusted savings; particulate emission damage > % of GNI

0.23 % of GNI

[107th of 165]

Areas under protection

62

[64th of 146]

Areas under protection (per capita)

3.43681 per 1 million people

[73rd of 146]

Biodiversity richness

1

[53rd of 53]

Biosphere reserves area

293 thousand hectares

[52nd of 86]

Biosphere reserves area (per capita)

16.2417 thousand hectares per 1

[50th of 86]

Breeding birds threatened

13.37%

[7th of 136]

Carbon efficiency

0.3 CO2 emissions/$ GDP

[125th of 141]

CFC consumption

739.8

[65th of 107]

CFC consumption (per capita)

0.0410089 per 1,000 people

[73rd of 107]

CO2 Emissions

2,467.3

[119th of 178]

CO2 Emissions (per capita)

0.136768 per 1,000 people

[155th of 176]

CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP

0.17 kg/PPP$

[130th of 170]

CO2 emissions > kt

2,340.66 kt

[129th of 195]

CO2 emissions > kt (per capita)

0.133 kt per 1,000 people

[177th of 196]

CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating

4

[3rd of 75]

Current issues
soil erosion results from deforestation and overgrazing; desertification; surface water contaminated with raw sewage and other organic wastes; several endangered species of flora and fauna unique to the island

Ecological footprint

0.93

[119th of 141]

Endangered species protection

87.5%

[41st of 141]

Fertiliser consumption

33.83 hundred grams/hectare

[126th of 141]

Forest area > % of land area

22.08 % of land area

[116th of 195]

Forest area > sq. km

128,380 km²

[42nd of 195]

Forest area > sq. km (per capita)

6,899.954 km² per 1,000 people

[63rd of 195]

Freshwater withdrawal

14.96

[33rd of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural

96%

[14th of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic

3%

[109th of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial

2%

[93rd of 124]

Groundwater withdrawals

482.9

[9th of 188]

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

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

Known breeding bird species

172

[101st of 146]

Known breeding bird species (per capita)

9.53437 per 1 million people

[102nd of 146]

Known mammal species

141

[64th of 145]

Known mammal species (per capita)

7.81596 per 1 million people

[94th of 145]

Marine areas under protection

2

[76th of 95]

Marine areas under protection (per capita)

0.110865 per 1 million people

[82nd of 95]

Marine fish catch

87,958 tons

[59th of 141]

Marine fish catch (per capita)

4.87572 tons per 1,000 people

[62nd of 141]

Non-wildness

0.92%

[103rd of 141]

NOx emissions per populated area

0.11 thousand metric tons/squ

[120th of 141]

Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day

11,043.4 kg/day

[77th of 115]

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

0.27 kg per day per worker

[11th of 115]

PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter

45.35 mcg/m³

[76th of 185]

Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999

518

[130th of 199]

Protected area

1.9

[118th of 147]

SO2 emissions per populated area

40 thousand metric tons/squ

[140th of 141]

SO2 exports

673.96 hundred metric tons

[100th of 141]

Threatened species

120

[12th of 158]

Threatened species > Mammal

46

[10th of 160]

Urban NO2 concentration

74.32 micrograms/m3

[13th of 141]

Urban SO2 concentration

89.7 micrograms/m3

[34th of 141]

Water > Availability

22.55 thousand cubic metres

[24th of 141]

Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration

6.24 mls/litre

[110th of 141]

Water > Phosphorus concentration

0.45 mls/litre

[41st of 141]

Water > Salinisation

436.49

[89th of 141]

Water > Severe water stress

1.7

[77th of 140]

Water > Suspended solids

6.13 mls/litre

[34th of 141]

Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions

3.21 %

[88th of 114]

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

0.09 %

[93rd of 112]

Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions

75.61 %

[9th of 114]

Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions

1.13 %

[86th of 107]

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

6.75 %

[82nd of 111]

Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions

12.41 %

[59th of 114]

Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions

0.8 %

[89th of 114]

Wetlands of intl importance > Area

53 thousand hectares

[80th of 112]

Wetlands of intl importance > Area (per capita)

2.93792 thousand hectares per 1 m

[80th of 112]

Wildness

17.48%

[51st 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; UNEP, Production and Consumption of Ozone Depleting Substances, 1986-1998, October 1999. via ciesin.org; 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
Madagascar, Republic of Madagascar, Republique de Madagascar


2) Human Geography

Age Distribution
 

Madagascar Population Pyramid for 1990

Age and sex distribution for the year 1990

Madagascar Population Pyramid for 1995

Age and sex distribution for the year 1995

Madagascar Population Pyramid for 2000

Age and sex distribution for the year 2000

Madagascar Population Pyramid for 2003

Age and sex distribution for the year 2003

Madagascar Population Pyramid for 2005

Age and sex distribution for the year 2005

Madagascar Population Pyramid for 2010

Age and sex distribution for the year 2010

Madagascar Population Pyramid for 2020

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020

Madagascar Population Pyramid for 2050

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050

Source

US Census Bureau July 17, 2003


Labor
 

MALAGASY LABOR STATS

Child employment in agriculture > % of economically active children ages 7-14

93.97 %

[1st of 11]

Child employment in agriculture, female > % of female economically active children ages 7-14

93.85 %

[1st of 11]

Child employment in agriculture, male > % of male economically active children ages 7-14

94.08 %

[3rd of 11]

Child employment in manufacturing > % of economically active children ages 7-14

0.96 %

[9th of 10]

Child employment in manufacturing, female > % of female economically active children ages 7-14

1.37 %

[9th of 10]

Child employment in manufacturing, male > % of male economically active children ages 7-14

0.57 %

[8th of 10]

Child employment in services > % of economically active children ages 7-14

2.42 %

[11th of 11]

Child employment in services, female > % of female economically active children ages 7-14

2.92 %

[11th of 11]

Child employment in services, male > % of male economically active children ages 7-14

1.95 %

[11th of 11]

Compensation of employees > % of expense

38.93 %

[17th of 97]

Compensation of employees > current LCU

2000237000000

CPIA building human resources rating

3.5

[39th of 75]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14

34.07

[16th of 89]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19

58.88

[23rd of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24

78.12

[50th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29

87.26

[50th of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34

87.59

[63rd of 165]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39

88.07

[62nd of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44

88.25

[58th of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49

88.93

[37th of 163]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54

88.07

[19th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59

84.27

[13th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64

82.09

[7th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus

57.17

[10th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 10-14

34.96

[18th of 92]

Economic activity > Men aged 15-19

64.25

[23rd of 164]

Economic activity > Men aged 20-24

88.21

[37th of 166]

Economic activity > Men aged 25-29

98.03

[5th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 30-34

98.43

[14th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 35-39

98.7

[11th of 164]

Economic activity > Men aged 40-44

98.64

[6th of 163]

Economic activity > Men aged 45-49

98.6

[5th of 167]

Economic activity > Men aged 50-54

98.15

[2nd of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 55-59

94.94

[12th of 167]

Economic activity > Men aged 60-64

92.65

[5th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus

78.52

[7th of 162]

Economic activity > Women aged 10-14

33.18

[16th of 89]

Economic activity > Women aged 15-19

53.48

[30th of 164]

Economic activity > Women aged 20-24

67.98

[68th of 166]

Economic activity > Women aged 25-29

76.5

[58th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 30-34

76.79

[64th of 167]

Economic activity > Women aged 35-39

77.51

[66th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 40-44

77.99

[64th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 45-49

79.47

[50th of 161]

Economic activity > Women aged 50-54

78.58

[32nd of 166]

Economic activity > Women aged 55-59

74.52

[15th of 167]

Economic activity > Women aged 60-64

72.81

[7th of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus

40.54

[11th of 167]

Economically active children, female

25.13 %

[5th of 34]

Economically active children, male

26.12 %

[6th of 34]

Economically active children, study and work

14.88 %

[14th of 34]

Economically active children, study and work, female

16.51 %

[13th of 34]

Economically active children, study and work, male

13.37 %

[13th of 34]

Economically active children, total

25.63 %

[5th of 34]

Economically active children, work only

85.12 %

[1st of 34]

Economically active children, work only, female

83.49 %

[1st of 33]

Economically active children, work only, male

86.63 %

[1st of 34]

Employees, agriculture, female > % of female employment

79.3 %

[1st of 86]

Employees, agriculture, male > % of male employment

76.7 %

[1st of 86]

Employees, industry, female > % of female employment

6 %

[83rd of 86]

Employees, industry, male > % of male employment

7.4 %

[86th of 86]

Employees, services, female > % of female employment

14.6 %

[86th of 86]

Employees, services, male > % of male employment

16 %

[86th of 86]

Employment in agriculture > % of total employment

78 %

[1st of 94]

Employment in industry > % of total employment

6.7 %

[92nd of 94]

Employment in services > % of total employment

15.3 %

[92nd of 94]

Female economic activity

69.1%

[23rd of 156]

Female economic activity growth

-1%

[126th of 156]

Firing cost > weeks of wages

30.3 weeks of wages

[105th of 164]

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

79.84 %

[10th of 184]

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

86.34 %

[40th of 184]

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

83.07 %

[13th of 184]

force, female > % of total labor force

48.4 %

[17th of 184]

force, total

8,585,634

[50th of 184]

force, total (per capita)

0.461 per capita

[75th of 184]

Labor force

7,300,000

[8th of 132]

Labor force (per capita)

450,754.736 per million people

[26th of 131]

Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Date

May 31, 2000

Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Minimum age

15

[78th of 146]

Parental leave > Paid maternity leave

14 weeks

Parental leave > Unpaid maternity leave
10 days of unpaid leave for family events

Regulation

61

[31st of 123]

Regulation > Employment Conditions

86

[31st of 123]

Regulation > Firing

49

[35th of 123]

Regulation > Hiring

48

[68th of 123]

regulations > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint

14.68 %

[9th of 39]

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date

June 3, 1998

Rigidity of employment index

57

[29th of 166]

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

24.2 %

[131st of 174]

skills > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint

30.38 %

[3rd of 38]

Technicians in R&D > per million people

45.08 per million people

[34th of 49]

Unemployment rate

5.9%

[10th of 107]

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment

18.1 %

[63rd of 71]

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment

19.9 %

[59th of 71]

Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment

6.1 %

[66th of 77]

Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment

4.9 %

[65th of 71]

Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment

7.8 %

[51st of 71]

Unemployment, female > % of female labor force

5.6 %

[63rd of 95]

Unemployment, male > % of male labor force

3.5 %

[79th of 95]

Unemployment, total > % of total labor force

4.5 %

[77th of 101]

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

8,000,000 $

[125th of 149]

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

1.587 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[103rd of 166]

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

0.43 $ per 1,000 people

[135th of 167]

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

3,000,000 $

[147th of 156]

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

0.595 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[146th of 165]

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

0.161 $ per capita

[156th of 167]

Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$

456,800.4 BoP $

[97th of 115]

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

0.091 BoP $ per $1 million of

[91st of 142]

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

0.025 BoP $ per 1,000 people

[99th of 143]


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

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Madagascar, Republic of Madagascar, Republique de Madagascar


People
 

MALAGASY PEOPLE STATS

African countries by population density > area

587,040

[21st of 56]

African countries by population density > pop. dens.

28

[36th of 56]

African countries by population density > population

16,473,477

[15th of 56]

Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population

0.89

[22nd of 185]

Age structure > 0-14 years

44.8 %

[17th of 225]

Age structure > 0-14 years

44.8

[17th of 226]

Age structure > 0-14 years > Females

4,349,862

[40th of 225]

Age structure > 0-14 years > From total

43.7%

[26th of 227]

Age structure > 0-14 years > Males

4,408,615

[43rd of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years

52.1

[211st of 226]

Age structure > 15-64 years

52.2 %

[210th of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years > Females

5,371,764

[61st of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years > From total

53.2%

[197th of 227]

Age structure > 15-64 years > Males

5,298,805

[60th of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over

3 %

[187th of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females

338,418

[82nd of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over > From total

3.1%

[177th of 227]

Age structure > 65 years and over > Males

275,087

[81st of 225]

Birth rate

38.38 births/1,000 population

[25th of 226]

Child Protection > Birth registration, % of rural

72

[20th of 52]

Child Protection > Birth registration, % of total

75

[23rd of 56]

Child Protection > Birth registration, % of urban

88

[17th of 52]

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

26

[20th of 46]

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

35

[9th of 46]

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

31

[24th of 43]

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

17

[17th of 43]

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

33

[20th of 42]

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

30

[16th of 46]

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

21

[12th of 42]

Chinese population

30,000

[33rd of 127]

Chinese population (per capita)

166.297 per 100,000 people

[43rd of 126]

CPIA social protection rating

3.5

[34th of 75]

Death rate

8.32 deaths/1,000 population

[101st of 226]

Education expenditures

3.1 % of GDP

[36th of 55]

Ethnic groups
Malayo-Indonesian (Merina and related Betsileo), Cotiers (mixed African, Malayo-Indonesian, and Arab ancestry - Betsimisaraka, Tsimihety, Antaisaka, Sakalava), French, Indian, Creole, Comoran

Female population > Age 10-14

1,155,875

[47th of 224]

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

6.22

[38th of 224]

Female population > Age 15-19

971,568

[53rd of 224]

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

5.22

[79th of 224]

Female population > Age 20-24

816,830

[55th of 224]

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

4.39

[112nd of 224]

Female population > Age 25-29

686,883

[56th of 224]

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

3.69

[136th of 224]

Female population > Age 30-34

569,475

[58th of 224]

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

3.06

[179th of 224]

Female population > Age 35-39

490,736

[58th of 224]

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

2.64

[182nd of 224]

Female population > Age 40-44

403,780

[59th of 224]

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

2.17

[181st of 224]

Female population > Age 45-49

328,146

[68th of 224]

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

1.76

[190th of 224]

Female population > Age 50-54

265,126

[69th of 224]

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

1.43

[190th of 224]

Female population > Age 55-59

211,601

[71st of 224]

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

1.14

[188th of 224]

Female population > Age 60-64

156,530

[73rd of 224]

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

0.84

[189th of 224]

Female population > Age 65-69

117,297

[80th of 224]

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

0.63

[197th of 224]

Female population > Age 70-74

89,334

[79th of 224]

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

0.48

[180th of 224]

Female population > Age 75-79

57,512

[81st of 224]

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

0.31

[173rd of 224]

Female population > Age 80-84

41,955

[83rd of 224]

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

0.23

[170th of 224]

Gender development

0.463

[120th of 141]

Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Capital

Antananarivo

Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Number of ethnic Greeks
60 (est.)

Male population > Age 10-14

1,151,964

[48th of 224]

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

6.19

[50th of 224]

Male population > Age 15-19

976,521

[53rd of 224]

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

5.25

[90th of 224]

Male population > Age 20-24

822,761

[56th of 224]

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

4.42

[119th of 224]

Male population > Age 25-29

684,009

[58th of 224]

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

3.68

[154th of 224]

Male population > Age 30-34

563,263

[58th of 224]

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

3.03

[201st of 224]

Male population > Age 35-39

490,112

[59th of 224]

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

2.64

[183rd of 224]

Male population > Age 40-44

402,921

[59th of 224]

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

2.17

[183rd of 224]

Male population > Age 45-49

319,739

[69th of 224]

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

1.72

[182nd of 224]

Male population > Age 50-54

239,718

[75th of 224]

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

1.29

[185th of 224]

Male population > Age 55-59

181,582

[76th of 224]

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

0.98

[187th of 224]

Male population > Age 60-64

128,547

[78th of 224]

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

0.69

[190th of 224]

Male population > Age 65-69

94,250

[82nd of 224]

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

0.51

[200th of 224]

Male population > Age 70-74

73,036

[80th of 224]

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

0.39

[187th of 224]

Male population > Age 75-79

47,102

[83rd of 224]

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

0.25

[177th of 224]

Male population > Age 80-84

35,026

[78th of 224]

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

0.19

[161st of 224]

Median age > Female

18.1 years

[194th of 224]

Median age > Male

17.7 years

[198th of 224]

Median age > Total

17.9 years

[197th of 224]

Nationality > Adjective

Malagasy

Nationality > Noun
Malagasy (singular and plural)

Percentage living in rural areas.

73%

[27th of 193]

Percentage living in urban areas

27%

[173rd of 199]

Population

20,042,552

[56th of 242]

Population > CIA Factbook

20,042,552

[56th of 240]

Population ages 0-14 > % of total

44 %

[21st of 185]

Population ages 15-64 > % of total

52.87 %

[163rd of 185]

Population ages 65 and above > % of total

3.13 %

[149th of 185]

Population growth > annual %

2.69 annual %

[24th of 195]

Population growth rate

3.005%

[17th of 235]

Population in 2015

23,813

[49th of 225]

Population in largest city

1,585,040

[74th of 118]

Population in largest city (per capita)

0.085 per capita

[89th of 118]

Population in the largest city > % of urban population

31.79 %

[53rd of 118]

Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million

1,585,040

[76th of 106]

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

0.085 per capita

[93rd of 106]

Population, female > % of total

50.3 %

[105th of 190]

Projected population growth

185.91%

[11th of 141]

Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates

19 Mar 1991

Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories

19 Apr 1990

Rural population

13,619,530

[36th of 193]

Rural population (per capita)

0.732 per capita

[30th of 194]

Rural population growth > annual %

2.47 annual %

[19th of 193]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

0.98

[150th of 223]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

0.99 male(s)/female

[130th of 224]

Sex ratio > 65 years and over

0.81 male(s)/female

[91st of 223]

Sex ratio > At birth

1.03 male(s)/female

[172nd of 223]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > 15–65

0.98

[152nd of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > at birth

1.03

[178th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > over 65

0.82

[85th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > total

0.99

[113rd of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15

1

[205th of 215]

Sex ratio > Total population

0.99 male(s)/female

[102nd of 224]

Sex ratio > Under 15 years

1.01 male(s)/female

[189th of 224]

Total fertility rate

5.19 children born/woman

[27th of 225]

Total Population

18,595,469

[56th of 227]

Total population > Age 10-14

2,307,839

[48th of 224]

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

12.41

[45th of 224]

Total population > Age 15-19

1,948,089

[53rd of 224]

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

10.48

[84th of 224]

Total population > Age 20-24

1,639,591

[55th of 224]

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

8.82

[115th of 224]

Total population > Age 25-29

1,370,892

[57th of 224]

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

7.37

[148th of 224]

Total population > Age 30-34

1,132,738

[58th of 224]

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

6.09

[191st of 224]

Total population > Age 35-39

980,848

[59th of 224]

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

5.27

[186th of 224]

Total population > Age 40-44

806,701

[60th of 224]

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

4.34

[183rd of 224]

Total population > Age 45-49

647,885

[68th of 224]

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

3.48

[188th of 224]

Total population > Age 50-54

504,844

[74th of 224]

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

2.71

[189th of 224]

Total population > Age 55-59

393,183

[72nd of 224]

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

2.11

[189th of 224]

Total population > Age 60-64

285,077

[76th of 224]

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

1.53

[194th of 224]

Total population > Age 65-69

211,547

[80th of 224]

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

1.14

[200th of 224]

Total population > Age 70-74

162,370

[79th of 224]

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

0.87

[190th of 224]

Total population > Age 75-79

104,614

[82nd of 224]

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

0.56

[174th of 224]

Total population > Age 80-84

76,981

[82nd of 224]

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

0.41

[170th of 224]

Total Population > Female

9,365,061

[55th of 227]

Total Population > Male

9,230,408

[56th of 227]

Urban population

4,986,387

[76th of 195]

Urban population (per capita)

0.268 per capita

[165th of 196]

Urban population growth > annual %

3.29 annual %

[48th of 195]

Urbanization

30

[172nd of 204]

Urbanization in 1975

16.3%

[140th of 164]

Urbanization in 2015

39.4%

[132nd of 164]

Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males

81

[95th of 144]

Women > Antenatal care coverage %

71

[101st of 133]

Women > Contraceptive prevalence %

19

[146th of 170]

Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males

106

[106th of 173]

Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported

490

[32nd of 154]

Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted

550

[40th of 166]

Women > Skilled attendant at delivery %

46

[140th 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 ; 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); UN (United Nations). 2002. World Urbanization Prospects; The 2001 Revision. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Madagascar, Republic of Madagascar, Republique de Madagascar


Mortality
 

MALAGASY MORTALITY STATS

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people

11.54 per 1,000 people

[51st of 195]

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

294.48 per 1,000 female adults

[41st of 185]

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

336.73 per 1,000 male adults

[46th of 185]

rate, infant > per 1,000 live births

74 per 1,000 live births

[42nd of 187]

rate, under-5 > per 1,000

119 per 1,000

[36th of 187]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Madagascar, Republic of Madagascar, Republique de Madagascar


Immigration
 

MALAGASY IMMIGRATION STATS

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population

0.3386

[183rd of 195]

immigrant population > Number of immigrants

63,000

[131st of 195]

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

>0.1%

International migration stock > % of population

0.34 %

[190th of 205]

International migration stock, total

62,787

[134th of 205]

Net migration

-3,000

[79th of 180]

Net migration (per capita)

-0.185 per 1 million people

[73rd of 185]

Net migration rate

0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati

[96th of 225]

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

34

[140th of 151]

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

2.04 per 1 million people

[145th of 162]

Refugees > Convention on refugees

18 Dec 1967 a

US visa lottery winners

27 US visa lottery winners

[109th of 178]

US visa lottery winners (per capita)

1.49667 US visa lottery winners

[159th 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 Treaty Collection; US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Madagascar, Republic of Madagascar, Republique de Madagascar

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