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1) Natural geography
 

Area > Comparative to US places
slightly smaller than Montana

Capital city with population

Brazzaville - 937,580

 


Geographic coordinates

1 00 S, 15 00 E

 

Largest city with population

Brazzaville - 937,580

 


northernmost point > Latitude

03°43'N

 


Population density

7.96 people per sqkm

[210th of 256]


Population density > people per sq. km

11.71 people/m²

[182nd of 204]


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

308.85 people/km² of arable lan

[84th of 188]


Surface area > sq. km

342,000 km²

[63rd of 206]

tallest mountains > Mountain

Mont Nabebe

 



Environment
 

Adjusted savings carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI

0.23 % of GNI

[123rd of 179]

Adjusted savings particulate emission damage > % of GNI

0.79 % of GNI

[41st of 165]

CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP

0.41 kg/PPP$

[60th of 170]

CO2 emissions > kt

1,377.29 kt

[146th of 195]

CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating

3

[34th of 75]

Forest area > % of land area

65.8 % of land area

[17th of 195]

Forest area > sq. km

224,710 km²

[26th of 195]

Freshwater withdrawal

0.03

[119th of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial

29%

[10th of 124]

Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day

2,455.74 kg/day

[100th of 115]

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

0.32 kg per day per worker

[1st of 115]

PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter

85.39 mcg/m³

[27th of 185]

Total renewable water resources

832 cu km

[1st of 31]

Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions

2.79 %

[91st of 114]

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

0.02 %

[102nd of 112]

Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions

89.76 %

[2nd of 114]

Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions

0.98 %

[89th of 107]

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

2.12 %

[100th of 111]

Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions

0.95 %

[106th of 114]

Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions

3.39 %

[20th of 114]


 

SOURCES World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Congo, Republic of the, Republic of the Congo, Congo, Republic, Congo (Brazzaville), Republique du Congo, congo-brazzaville, Republic of Congo, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Rep. of, Congo, Rep.


2) Human geography

Age distribution

 

Congo, Republic of the Population Pyramid for 1990

Age and sex distribution for the year 1990

 

Congo, Republic of the Population Pyramid for 1995

Age and sex distribution for the year 1995

 

Congo, Republic of the Population Pyramid for 2000

Age and sex distribution for the year 2000

 

Congo, Republic of the Population Pyramid for 2003

Age and sex distribution for the year 2003

 

Congo, Republic of the Population Pyramid for 2005

Age and sex distribution for the year 2005

 

Congo, Republic of the Population Pyramid for 2010

Age and sex distribution for the year 2010

 

Congo, Republic of the Population Pyramid for 2020

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020

 

Congo, Republic of the Population Pyramid for 2050

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050


Source US Census Bureau July 17, 2003

Labor

 

Compensation of employees > % of expense

36.97 %

[22nd of 97]

Compensation of employees > current LCU

152089900000

 

CPIA building human resources rating

3

[57th of 75]

Firing cost > weeks of wages

41.2 weeks of wages

[77th of 164]

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

56.14 %

[102nd of 184]

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

86.58 %

[37th of 184]

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

71.19 %

[74th of 184]

force, female > % of total labor force

40.25 %

[110th of 184]

force, total

1,507,104

[125th of 184]

Rigidity of employment index

69

[7th of 166]

Technicians in R&D > per million people

32.29 per million people

[38th of 49]

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

45,000,000 $

[85th of 149]

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

11,000,000 $

[136th of 156]

Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$

5,678,755 BoP $

[101st of 115]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Congo, Republic of the, Republic of the Congo, Congo, Republic, Congo (Brazzaville), Republique du Congo, congo-brazzaville, Republic of Congo, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Rep. of, Congo, Rep.


People

 

Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population

1

[7th of 185]

Age structure > 0-14 years

37.3

[69th of 226]

Age structure > 0-14 years > Females

894,568

[100th of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years

59

[161st of 226]

Age structure > 65 years and over > From total

2.8%

[188th of 227]

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

Population > CIA Factbook

3,903,318

[128th of 240]

Population ages 0-14 > % of total

47.14 %

[9th of 185]

Population growth > annual %

2.94 annual %

[21st of 195]

Population in largest city

1,172,641

[92nd of 118]

Population, female > % of total

50.4 %

[87th of 190]

Rural population

1,591,564

[116th of 193]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

0.98

[142nd of 223]

Total Population

3,702,314

[127th of 227]

Total population > Age 20-24

328,609

[119th of 224]

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

7.25

[157th of 224]

Total Population > Female

1,863,087

[128th of 227]

Total Population > Male

1,839,227

[127th of 227]

Urban population

2,407,340

[114th of 195]

Urban population growth > annual %

3.58 annual %

[36th of 195]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database ; CIA World Factbook , 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia Greek diaspora ; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center Spanish Statistical Institute ; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Congo, Republic of the, Republic of the Congo, Congo, Republic, Congo (Brazzaville), Republique du Congo, congo-brazzaville, Republic of Congo, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Rep. of, Congo, Rep.

Mortality

 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people

12.61 per 1,000 people

[44th of 195]

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

423.56 per 1,000 female adults

[27th of 185]

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

449.62 per 1,000 male adults

[29th of 185]

rate, infant > per 1,000 live births

81 per 1,000 live births

[29th of 187]

rate, under-5 > per 1,000

108 per 1,000

[40th of 187]



SOURCES  World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES  Congo, Republic of the, Republic of the Congo, Congo, Republic, Congo (Brazzaville), Republique du Congo, congo-brazzaville, Republic of Congo, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Rep. of, Congo, Rep.

Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population

7.202

[65th of 195]

immigrant population > Number of immigrants

288,000

[80th of 195]

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

>0.5%

 

Net migration rate

-2.52 migrant(s)/1,000 populati

[138th of 225]

Refugees > US acceptance rates

9

[43rd of 49]

Refugees > US applications

78

[25th of 64]

Refugees > US applications approved

7

[31st of 53]

Refugees > US applications denied

1

[40th of 41]

Refugees > US applications otherwise closed

4

[23rd of 39]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs

48,000

[23rd of 40]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > Refugees (country of origin)
46,341 (Democratic Republic of Congo); 6,564 (Rwanda)



SOURCES
 Wikipedia
 List of countries by immigrant population ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Nationmaster.com calculations based on USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) data; United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
 Congo, Republic of the, Republic of the Congo, Congo, Republic, Congo (Brazzaville), Republique du Congo, congo-brazzaville, Republic of Congo, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Rep. of, Congo, Rep.


 


 



 

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