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1) Natural geography
 

Area > Comparative to US places
slightly smaller than Maryland

Capital city with population

Malabo - 30,418

 

Forested Land

62.5%

[18th of 193]

Geographic coordinates

2 00 N, 10 00 E

 

land border lengths > D-F > Number of neighbours

2

[8th of 14]

land border lengths > D-F > Total Borders

539 km

[10th of 14]

Largest city population

30,000

[161st of 174]

Largest city with population

Malabo - 30,418

 

northernmost point > Latitude

03°47'N

 

Population density

16.6 people per sqkm

[189th of 256]

Population density > people per sq. km

17.95 people/m²

[165th of 204]

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

226.28 people/km² of arable lan

[102nd of 188]

Surface area > sq. km

28,050 km²

[141st of 206]

tallest mountains > Mountain

Pico Basile

 


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

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial, Guinea Ecuatorial

Environment
 

Adjusted savings
 carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI

0.22 % of GNI

[147th of 179]

Areas under protection

0

[147th of 146]

CO2 Emissions

715.9

[142nd of 178]

CO2 emissions > kt

164.84 kt

[184th of 195]

Forest area > % of land area

58.18 % of land area

[26th of 195]

Forest area > sq. km

16,320 km²

[111st of 195]

Freshwater withdrawal

0.11

[114th of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial

16%

[29th of 124]

Known breeding bird species

172

[102nd of 146]

Known mammal species

184

[50th of 145]

PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter

12.49 mcg/m³

[173rd of 185]

Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999

177

[152nd of 199]

Threatened species

21

[90th of 158]

Threatened species > Mammal

12

[68th of 160]

Total renewable water resources

26 cu km

[8th of 31]

Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions

4.22 %

[84th of 114]

Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions

65.23 %

[19th of 114]

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

4.51 %

[96th of 111]

Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions

1.33 %

[109th of 114]

Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions

23.18 %

[1st of 114]



SOURCES  World Development Indicators database ; World Resources Institute ; 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; Gregg Marland, Tom Boden, and Bob Andres, University of North Dakota, via net publication ; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook ; Jacaranda Atlas

ALTERNATIVE NAMES  Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial, Guinea Ecuatorial


2) Human geography

Age distribution
 

Equatorial Guinea Population Pyramid for 1990

Age and sex distribution for the year 1990:

 

Equatorial Guinea Population Pyramid for 1995

Age and sex distribution for the year 1995:

 

Equatorial Guinea Population Pyramid for 2000

Age and sex distribution for the year 2000:

 

Equatorial Guinea Population Pyramid for 2003

Age and sex distribution for the year 2003:

 

Equatorial Guinea Population Pyramid for 2005

Age and sex distribution for the year 2005:

 

Equatorial Guinea Population Pyramid for 2010

Age and sex distribution for the year 2010:

 

Equatorial Guinea Population Pyramid for 2020

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020:

 

Equatorial Guinea Population Pyramid for 2050

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050:



Source US Census Bureau July 17, 2003



Labor
 

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19

54.45

[37th of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24

69.72

[110th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29

70.49

[147th of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59

72.68

[51st of 166]

Economic activity > Men aged 20-24

94.75

[2nd of 166]

Economic activity > Men aged 30-34

96.56

[123rd of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus

49.65

[58th of 162]

Economic activity > Women aged 20-24

45.02

[144th of 166]

Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus

20.79

[56th of 167]

Female economic activity

45.7%

[106th of 156]

Female economic activity growth

1%

[97th of 156]

Firing cost > weeks of wages

132.9 weeks of wages

[10th of 164]

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

52.21 %

[124th of 184]

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

72.59 %

[63rd of 184]

force, female > % of total labor force

36.82 %

[142nd of 184]

force, total

196,849.1

[161st of 184]

Parental leave > Paid maternity leave

12 weeks

 

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date

August 13, 2001

 

Rigidity of employment index

66

[10th of 166]

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

1,000,000 $

[117th of 156]


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; 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; World Development Indicators database ; Wikipedia: Parental leave ; Wikipedia; Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial, Guinea Ecuatorial

People
 

Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population

0.94

[14th of 185]

Age structure > 0-14 years

41.7

[46th of 226]

Age structure > 15-64 years

54.5

[188th of 226]

Gender development

0.669

[90th of 141]

Percentage living in rural areas.

52%

[75th of 193]

Percentage living in urban areas

48%

[124th of 199]

Population > CIA Factbook

616,459

[164th of 240]

Population ages 0-14 > % of total

44.39 %

[17th of 185]

Rural population

307,650.1

[151st of 193]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

0.93

[207th of 223]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > total

0.96

[151st of 215]

Total Population

540,109

[165th of 227]

Total Population > Female

276,226

[164th of 227]

Total Population > Male

263,883

[165th of 227]

Urban population

195,868.9

[167th of 195]

Urban population growth > annual %

2.32 annual %

[85th of 195]

Urbanization

49

[125th of 204]

Urbanization in 2015

61.4%

[86th of 164]

Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males

80

[98th of 144]

Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males

104

[140th of 173]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database ; CIA World Factbook , 28 July 2005; 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; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; 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; UNICEF

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial, Guinea Ecuatorial

Mortality
 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people

20.55 per 1,000 people

[10th of 195]

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

576.17 per 1,000 female adults

[11th of 185]

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

571.87 per 1,000 male adults

[11th of 185]

rate, infant > per 1,000 live births

123 per 1,000 live births

[9th of 187]

rate, under-5 > per 1,000

205 per 1,000

[8th of 187]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial, Guinea Ecuatorial


Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population

1.19

[144th of 195]

immigrant population > Number of immigrants

6,000

[175th of 195]

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

>0.01%

 

Net migration rate

0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati

[87th of 225]

Refugees > Convention on refugees

7 Feb 1986 a

 

Refugees > Outflow

1,000

[70th of 76]

US visa lottery winners

1 US visa lottery winners

[165th of 178]


SOURCES Wikipedia; List of countries by immigrant population ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations Treaty Collection; UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). 2002. Correspondence on refugees and internally displaced persons. February. Geneva.; US Department of State; Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial, Guinea Ecuatorial
 

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