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1) Natural geography
 

Area > Comparative to US places
slightly smaller than Texas

Capital city with population

Bangui - 706,000

 

Forested Land

36.8%

[64th of 193]

Geographic coordinates

7 00 N, 21 00 E

 

Largest city

Bangui

 

Largest city population

553,000

[112nd of 174]

Largest city with population

Bangui - 706,000

 

Population density

5.53 people per sqkm

[215th of 256]

Population density > people per sq. km

6.48 people/m²

[191st of 204]

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

126.79 people/km² of arable lan

[138th of 188]

Surface area > sq. km

622,980 km²

[42nd of 206]

tallest mountains > Mountain

Mont Ngaoui

 

 

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

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Central African Republic, Republique Centrafricaine, central af. r., central afr. rep., central africa, central african rep.

Environment
 

Areas under protection

14

[100th of 146]

Carbon efficiency

0.17 CO2 emissions/$ GDP

[133rd of 141]

CO2 Emissions

285.8

[158th of 178]

Ecological footprint

1.12

[105th of 141]

Endangered species protection

47.4%

[94th of 141]

Forest area > % of land area

36.53 % of land area

[70th of 195]

Forest area > sq. km

227,550 km²

[24th of 195]

Known mammal species

209

[35th of 145]

Marine fish catch

0 tons

[137th of 141]

NOx emissions per populated area

0.61 thousand metric tons/squ

[30th of 141]

Protected area

8.2

[49th of 147]

SO2 emissions per populated area

290 thousand metric tons/squ

[90th of 141]

Threatened species

14

[121st of 158]

Threatened species > Mammal

11

[79th of 160]

Water > Availability

37.41 thousand cubic metres

[13th of 141]

Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration

5.29 mls/litre

[130th of 141]

Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions

3.99 %

[92nd of 114]

Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions

13.81 %

[49th of 114]

Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions

19.58 %

[1st of 114]

Wildness

51.5%

[19th of 141]


 

SOURCES World Resources Institute ; 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; 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 Development Indicators database ; FAOSTAT on-line database ; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report on Emissions Scenarios , Data Version 1.1, B1Illustrative Marker Scenario with model IMAGE; Jacaranda Atlas ; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook ; 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; 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 Central African Republic, Republique Centrafricaine, central af. r., central afr. rep., central africa, central african rep.


2) Human geography

Age distribution

Central African Republic Population Pyramid for 1990

Age and sex distribution for the year 1990

 

Central African Republic Population Pyramid for 1995

Age and sex distribution for the year 1995

 

Central African Republic Population Pyramid for 2000

Age and sex distribution for the year 2000

 

Central African Republic Population Pyramid for 2003

Age and sex distribution for the year 2003

 

Central African Republic Population Pyramid for 2005

Age and sex distribution for the year 2005

 

Central African Republic Population Pyramid for 2010

Age and sex distribution for the year 2010

 

Central African Republic Population Pyramid for 2020

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020

 

Central African Republic 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

53.47 %

[3rd of 97]

Compensation of employees > current LCU

34659700000

 

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14

28.57

[23rd of 89]

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus

80.52

[5th of 162]

Female economic activity

67.6%

[25th of 156]

Female economic activity growth

-3%

[151st of 156]

Firing cost > weeks of wages

21.7 weeks of wages

[126th of 164]

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

70.8 %

[32nd of 184]

force, female > % of total labor force

46.09 %

[49th of 184]

force, total

1,825,717

[121st of 184]

Parental leave > Paid maternity leave

14 weeks

 

Regulation

62

[28th of 123]

Regulation > Employment Conditions

84

[42nd of 123]

Regulation > Firing

50

[29th of 123]

Rigidity of employment index

73

[6th of 166]

Technicians in R&D > per million people

26.72 per million people

[31st of 49]

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment

4.4 %

[64th of 71]

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment

3.8 %

[63rd of 71]

Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment

1 %

[64th of 71]

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

27,000,000 $

[58th of 149]


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; 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

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Central African Republic, Republique Centrafricaine, central af. r., central afr. rep., central africa, central african rep.

People
 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people

21.92 per 1,000 people

[5th of 195]

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

662.42 per 1,000 female adults

[6th of 185]

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

657.51 per 1,000 male adults

[7th of 185]

rate, infant > per 1,000 live births

115 per 1,000 live births

[13th of 187]

rate, under-5 > per 1,000

193 per 1,000

[14th of 187]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Central African Republic, Republique Centrafricaine, central af. r., central afr. rep., central africa, central african rep.

Mortality
 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people

21.92 per 1,000 people

[5th of 195]

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

662.42 per 1,000 female adults

[6th of 185]

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

657.51 per 1,000 male adults

[7th of 185]

rate, infant > per 1,000 live births

115 per 1,000 live births

[13th of 187]

rate, under-5 > per 1,000

193 per 1,000

[14th of 187]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Central African Republic, Republique Centrafricaine, central af. r., central afr. rep., central africa, central african rep.

Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population

1.882

[126th of 195]

immigrant population > Number of immigrants

76,000

[127th of 195]

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

>0.1%

 

Net migration rate

0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati

[120th of 225]

Refugees

49,000

[42nd of 110]

Refugees > Convention on refugees

4 Sep 1962 d

 

Refugees > US applications

6

[47th of 64]

Refugees > US applications otherwise closed

0

[35th of 39]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs

197,000

[13th of 40]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > Refugees (country of origin)
7,900 (Sudan); 3,700 (Democratic Republic of the Congo); note - UNHCR resumed repatriation of Southern Sudanese refugees in 2006

US visa lottery winners

10 US visa lottery winners

[132nd of 178]



SOURCES Wikipedia List of countries by immigrant population ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook ; United Nations Treaty Collection; United States Citizenship and Immigration Services ; US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Central African Republic, Republique Centrafricaine, central af. r., central afr. rep., central africa, central african rep.

 

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