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1) Natural geography
 

Area > Comparative to US places
slightly smaller than Massachusetts

Capital city with population

Djibouti - 395,000

 

Forested Land

0.3%

[187th of 193]

Geographic coordinates

11 30 N, 43 00 E

 

highest towns > Town/City

Airolaf

 

land border lengths > D-F > Number of neighbours

3

[5th of 14]

land border lengths > D-F > Total Borders

516 km

[11th of 14]

Largest city
Djibouti

Largest city population

493,000

[116th of 174]

Largest city with population

Djibouti - 395,000

 

northernmost point > Latitude

12°43'N

 

Population density

20.36 people per sqkm

[182nd of 256]

Population density > people per sq. km

34.21 people/m²

[148th of 204]

Precipitation

163 mm

[89th of 95]

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

11,487.87 people/km² of arable lan

[1st of 188]

Surface area > sq. km

23,200 km²

[146th of 206]

tallest mountains > Mountain

Moussa Ali

 


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 highest towns by country ; 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 Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti, dijbouti

Environment
 

Adjusted savings carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI

0.36 % of GNI

[91st of 179]

CO2 Emissions

388

[154th of 178]

CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP

0.27 kg/PPP$

[98th of 170]

CO2 emissions > kt

366.3 kt

[172nd of 195]

CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating

3

[45th of 75]

Forest area > % of land area

0.26 % of land area

[191st of 195]

Forest area > sq. km

60 km²

[182nd of 195]

Freshwater withdrawal

0.02

[122nd of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural

16%

[119th of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic

84%

[1st of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial

0%

[119th of 124]

Groundwater withdrawals

0

[86th of 188]

PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter

48.31 mcg/m³

[64th of 185]

Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999

105

[164th of 199]

Protected area

0.2

[142nd of 147]

Threatened species

8

[137th of 158]

Threatened species > Mammal

6

[112nd of 160]

Total renewable water resources

0.3 cu km

[27th of 31]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database ; 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 ; Jacaranda Atlas ; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti, dijbouti

2) Human geography
 

Age distribution
 

Djibouti Population Pyramid for 1990

Age and sex distribution for the year 1990

 

Djibouti Population Pyramid for 1995

Age and sex distribution for the year 1995

 

Djibouti Population Pyramid for 2000

Age and sex distribution for the year 2000

 

Djibouti Population Pyramid for 2003

Age and sex distribution for the year 2003

 

Djibouti Population Pyramid for 2005

Age and sex distribution for the year 2005

 

Djibouti Population Pyramid for 2010

Age and sex distribution for the year 2010

 

Djibouti Population Pyramid for 2020

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020

 

Djibouti Population Pyramid for 2050

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050


Source US Census Bureau July 17, 2003

Labor
 

Firing cost > weeks of wages 56.3 weeks of wages [52nd of 164]
force participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15-64 54.76 % [113rd of 184]
force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64 69.29 % [98th of 184]
force, female > % of total labor force 39.34 % [119th of 184]
force, total 314,646.3 [156th of 184]
Parental leave > Paid maternity leave 14 weeks  
Parental leave > Paid paternity leave
10 days family-related leave
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date August 3, 1978  
Rigidity of employment index 46 [59th of 166]
Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 27.1 % [21st of 71]
Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 23.7 % [17th of 71]
Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 0.3 % [37th of 77]
Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment 0.5 % [32nd of 71]
Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment 0.3 % [33rd of 71]
Unemployment, female > % of female labor force 46.7 % [1st of 95]
Unemployment, male > % of male labor force 41.9 % [1st of 95]
Unemployment, total > % of total labor force 43.5 % [1st of 101]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ 18,000,000 $ [71st of 149]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ 12,000,000 $ [108th of 156]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ 1,024,077 BoP $ [79th of 115]


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

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti, dijbouti

People

 

Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population

0.8

[39th of 185]

Age structure > 0-14 years

43.3

[29th of 226]

Age structure > 15-64 years

53.5

[199th of 226]

Percentage living in rural areas.

16%

[161st of 193]

Percentage living in urban areas

84%

[38th of 199]

Population > CIA Factbook

506,221

[167th of 240]

Population ages 0-14 > % of total

41.48 %

[36th of 185]

Population growth > annual %

1.78 annual %

[66th of 195]

Rural population

110,237.8

[165th of 193]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

1.09

[18th of 223]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > total

1.05

[35th of 215]

Total Population

486,530

[166th of 227]

Total Population > Female

237,468

[167th of 227]

Total Population > Male

249,062

[166th of 227]

Urban population

682,840.2

[149th of 195]

Urban population growth > annual %

2.43 annual %

[79th of 195]

Urbanization

84

[34th of 204]

Urbanization in 2015

86.9%

[27th of 164]

Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males

72

[109th of 144]

Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males

104

[129th of 173]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database ; CIA World Factbook , 28 July 2005; 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; 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; UNICEF

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti, dijbouti

Mortality
 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people

12.24 per 1,000 people

[47th of 195]

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

354.85 per 1,000 female adults

[32nd of 185]

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

383.47 per 1,000 male adults

[36th of 185]

rate, infant > per 1,000 live births

88 per 1,000 live births

[24th of 187]

rate, under-5 > per 1,000

133 per 1,000

[26th of 187]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti, dijbouti

Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population

2.522

[109th of 195]

immigrant population > Number of immigrants

20,000

[158th of 195]

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

>0.1%

 

Net migration rate

0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati

[121st of 225]

Refugees > Convention on refugees

9 Aug 1977 d

 

Refugees > Outflow

2,000

[53rd of 76]

Refugees > US applications

7

[44th of 64]

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

8,642 (Somalia)

 

US visa lottery winners

24 US visa lottery winners

[114th 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.; United States Citizenship and Immigration Services ; US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti, dijbouti

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