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1) Natural geography
 

Area > Comparative to US places
slightly larger than Rhode Island

Capital city with population

Praia - 61,797

 

Forested Land

21.1%

[116th of 193]

Geographic coordinates

16 00 N, 24 00 W

 

Largest city

Praia

 

Largest city population

68,000

[148th of 174]

Largest city with population

Praia - 61,797

 

northernmost point > Latitude

17°12'N

 

Population density

100.68 people per sqkm

[97th of 256]

Population density > people per sq. km

125.76 people/m²

[71st of 204]

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

465.38 people/km² of arable lan

[59th of 188]

Surface area > sq. km

4,030 km²

[166th of 206]

tallest mountains > Mountain
Mt. Fogo


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; Wikipedia: List of countries by northernmost point ; Heal The World Foundation.; World Development Indicators database; Wikipedia: List of tallest mountains by country

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cape Verde, Republic of Cape Verde, Republica de Cabo Verde, Cabo Verde, cape verde islands

Environment
 

Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI

0.12 % of GNI

[156th of 179]

CO2 Emissions

211.8

[163rd of 178]

CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP

0.06 kg/PPP$

[155th of 170]

CO2 emissions > kt

142.86 kt

[187th of 195]

CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating

4

[6th of 75]

Forest area > % of land area

20.84 % of land area

[124th of 195]

Forest area > sq. km

840 km²

[160th of 195]

Freshwater withdrawal

0.02

[124th of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural

91%

[30th of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic

7%

[92nd of 124]

Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial

2%

[96th of 124]

Groundwater withdrawals

0

[95th of 188]

Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day

95.93 kg/day

[111st of 115]

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

0.21 kg per day per worker

[37th of 115]

Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999

38

[181st of 199]

Red Kite > Populations and trends > Pairs

1?

 

Red Kite > Populations and trends > Trend

 

Red Kite > Populations and trends > Year

2000

 

Threatened species

8

[138th of 158]

Threatened species > Mammal

0

[162nd of 160]

Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions

10.23 %

[21st of 114]

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

0.39 %

[12th of 112]

Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions

22.25 %

[106th of 114]

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

60.04 %

[2nd of 111]

Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions

9.31 %

[74th of 114]


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; Wikipedia: Red Kite ; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; Jacaranda Atlas

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cape Verde, Republic of Cape Verde, Republica de Cabo Verde, Cabo Verde, cape verde islands


2) Human geography

Age distribution


Cape Verde Population Pyramid for 1990

Age and sex distribution for the year 1990:

 

Cape Verde Population Pyramid for 1995

Age and sex distribution for the year 1995:

 

Cape Verde Population Pyramid for 2000

Age and sex distribution for the year 2000:

 

Cape Verde Population Pyramid for 2003

Age and sex distribution for the year 2003:

 

Cape Verde Population Pyramid for 2005

Age and sex distribution for the year 2005:

 

Cape Verde Population Pyramid for 2010

Age and sex distribution for the year 2010:

 

Cape Verde Population Pyramid for 2020

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020:

 

Cape Verde Population Pyramid for 2050

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050:


Source

US Census Bureau July 17, 2003

Labor
 

CPIA building human resources rating

4

[14th of 75]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14

13.55

[56th of 89]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19

54.18

[39th of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24

72.67

[86th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29

76.08

[121st of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34

76.57

[124th of 165]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39

75.49

[129th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44

66.41

[157th of 167]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49

59.76

[157th of 163]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54

56.22

[159th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59

49.78

[140th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64

46.47

[86th of 166]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus

30.1

[69th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 10-14

16.92

[53rd of 92]

Economic activity > Men aged 15-19

66.85

[15th of 164]

Economic activity > Men aged 20-24

92.1

[8th of 166]

Economic activity > Men aged 25-29

97.45

[12th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 30-34

98.35

[16th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 35-39

97.52

[87th of 164]

Economic activity > Men aged 40-44

97.21

[68th of 163]

Economic activity > Men aged 45-49

97.11

[46th of 167]

Economic activity > Men aged 50-54

94.65

[55th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 55-59

92.45

[40th of 167]

Economic activity > Men aged 60-64

86.67

[36th of 165]

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus

58.06

[42nd of 162]

Economic activity > Women aged 10-14

10.1

[58th of 89]

Economic activity > Women aged 15-19

41.21

[52nd of 164]

Economic activity > Women aged 20-24

54.24

[117th of 166]

Economic activity > Women aged 25-29

55.43

[121st of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 30-34

56.34

[119th of 167]

Economic activity > Women aged 35-39

56.29

[123rd of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 40-44

48.7

[131st of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 45-49

44.74

[125th of 161]

Economic activity > Women aged 50-54

37.96

[125th of 166]

Economic activity > Women aged 55-59

31.1

[109th of 167]

Economic activity > Women aged 60-64

26.61

[82nd of 165]

Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus

12.15

[77th of 167]

Female economic activity

46.1%

[104th of 156]

Female economic activity growth

8%

[45th of 156]

Firing cost > weeks of wages

91 weeks of wages

[25th of 164]

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

36.59 %

[164th of 184]

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

78.04 %

[127th of 184]

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

56.26 %

[170th of 184]

force, female > % of total labor force

33.83 %

[154th of 184]

force, total

164,556.1

[165th of 184]

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

1.02 %

[14th of 39]

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date

April 3, 1979

 

Rigidity of employment index

44

[63rd of 166]

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

4.08 %

[8th of 38]

Technicians in R&D > per million people

31.75 per million people

[41st of 49]

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

5,000,000 $

[133rd of 149]

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

5.086 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[63rd of 166]

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

137,000,000 $

[105th of 156]

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

139.356 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[17th of 165]

Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$

136,503,600 BoP $

[62nd of 115]

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

138.851 BoP $ per $1 million of

[10th of 142]


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: Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cape Verde, Republic of Cape Verde, Republica de Cabo Verde, Cabo Verde, cape verde islands

People
 

African countries by population density > area

4,033

[49th of 56]

African countries by population density > pop. dens.

101

[12th of 56]

African countries by population density > population

408,760

[52nd of 56]

Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population

0.78

[45th of 185]

Age structure > 0-14 years

39

[57th of 226]

Age structure > 0-14 years > Females

76,489

[166th of 225]

Age structure > 0-14 years > From total

36.1%

[66th of 227]

Age structure > 0-14 years > Males

77,533

[167th of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years

54.3

[189th of 226]

Age structure > 15-64 years > Females

125,009

[171st of 225]

Age structure > 15-64 years > From total

57.4%

[170th of 227]

Age structure > 15-64 years > Males

120,208

[172nd of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over > Females

17,533

[162nd of 225]

Age structure > 65 years and over > From total

6.5%

[99th of 227]

Age structure > 65 years and over > Males

10,226

[167th of 225]

CPIA social protection rating

4.5

[2nd of 75]

Female population > Age 10-14

27,791

[167th of 224]

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

6.6

[10th of 224]

Female population > Age 15-19

26,312

[166th of 224]

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

6.25

[6th of 224]

Female population > Age 20-24

20,164

[168th of 224]

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

4.79

[58th of 224]

Female population > Age 25-29

14,266

[173rd of 224]

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

3.39

[184th of 224]

Female population > Age 30-34

10,000

[179th of 224]

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

2.38

[221st of 224]

Female population > Age 35-39

11,723

[174th of 224]

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

2.78

[165th of 224]

Female population > Age 40-44

12,573

[172nd of 224]

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

2.99

[130th of 224]

Female population > Age 45-49

10,410

[174th of 224]

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

2.47

[134th of 224]

Female population > Age 50-54

7,132

[177th of 224]

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

1.69

[155th of 224]

Female population > Age 55-59

3,485

[183rd of 224]

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

0.83

[219th of 224]

Female population > Age 60-64

3,358

[180th of 224]

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

0.8

[198th of 224]

Female population > Age 65-69

5,295

[166th of 224]

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

1.26

[94th of 224]

Female population > Age 70-74

4,861

[165th of 224]

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

1.15

[81st of 224]

Female population > Age 75-79

3,796

[164th of 224]

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

0.9

[82nd of 224]

Female population > Age 80-84

3,892

[158th of 224]

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

0.92

[78th of 224]

Gender development

0.704

[80th of 141]

Male population > Age 10-14

28,379

[167th of 224]

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

6.74

[8th of 224]

Male population > Age 15-19

26,966

[166th of 224]

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

6.41

[7th of 224]

Male population > Age 20-24

20,501

[167th of 224]

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

4.87

[67th of 224]

Male population > Age 25-29

13,608

[174th of 224]

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

3.23

[200th of 224]

Male population > Age 30-34

10,190

[180th of 224]

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

2.42

[224th of 224]

Male population > Age 35-39

11,949

[174th of 224]

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

2.84

[168th of 224]

Male population > Age 40-44

12,621

[171st of 224]

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

3

[131st of 224]

Male population > Age 45-49

8,200

[177th of 224]

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

1.95

[162nd of 224]

Male population > Age 50-54

4,702

[181st of 224]

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

1.12

[201st of 224]

Male population > Age 55-59

2,599

[187th of 224]

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

0.62

[222nd of 224]

Male population > Age 60-64

2,114

[188th of 224]

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

0.5

[220th of 224]

Male population > Age 65-69

2,999

[178th of 224]

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

0.71

[146th of 224]

Male population > Age 70-74

2,967

[170th of 224]

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

0.7

[111st of 224]

Male population > Age 75-79

2,413

[168th of 224]

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

0.57

[91st of 224]

Male population > Age 80-84

2,163

[163rd of 224]

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

0.51

[76th of 224]

Percentage living in rural areas.

44%

[93rd of 193]

Percentage living in urban areas

56%

[106th of 199]

Population > CIA Factbook

426,998

[170th of 240]

Population ages 0-14 > % of total

39.54 %

[49th of 185]

Population ages 15-64 > % of total

56.17 %

[138th of 185]

Population ages 65 and above > % of total

4.29 %

[108th of 185]

Population growth > annual %

2.32 annual %

[37th of 195]

Population, female > % of total

52.1 %

[16th of 190]

Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates

4 Jun 1992 a

 

Rural population

216,406.6

[157th of 193]

Rural population growth > annual %

0.51 annual %

[87th of 193]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

0.94

[194th of 223]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > 15–65

0.95

[182nd of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > at birth

1.03

[177th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > over 65

0.59

[205th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > total

0.95

[176th of 215]

Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15

1.02

[180th of 215]

Total Population

420,979

[172nd of 227]

Total population > Age 10-14

56,170

[167th of 224]

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

13.34

[10th of 224]

Total population > Age 15-19

53,278

[166th of 224]

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

12.66

[6th of 224]

Total population > Age 20-24

40,665

[167th of 224]

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

9.66

[63rd of 224]

Total population > Age 25-29

27,874

[174th of 224]

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

6.62

[194th of 224]

Total population > Age 30-34

20,190

[179th of 224]

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

4.8

[224th of 224]

Total population > Age 35-39

23,672

[174th of 224]

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

5.62

[171st of 224]

Total population > Age 40-44

25,194

[171st of 224]

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

5.98

[130th of 224]

Total population > Age 45-49

18,610

[173rd of 224]

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

4.42

[146th of 224]

Total population > Age 50-54

11,834

[180th of 224]

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

2.81

[181st of 224]

Total population > Age 55-59

6,084

[184th of 224]

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

1.45

[221st of 224]

Total population > Age 60-64

5,472

[183rd of 224]

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

1.3

[213rd of 224]

Total population > Age 65-69

8,294

[172nd of 224]

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

1.97

[117th of 224]

Total population > Age 70-74

7,828

[169th of 224]

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

1.86

[93rd of 224]

Total population > Age 75-79

6,209

[165th of 224]

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

1.47

[85th of 224]

Total population > Age 80-84

6,055

[159th of 224]

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

1.44

[77th of 224]

Total Population > Female

216,393

[171st of 227]

Total Population > Male

204,586

[172nd of 227]

Urban population

290,400.4

[160th of 195]

Urban population growth > annual %

3.69 annual %

[34th of 195]

Urbanization

64

[81st of 204]

Urbanization in 1975

21.4%

[124th of 164]

Urbanization in 2015

73.5%

[50th of 164]

Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males

78

[101st of 144]

Women > Antenatal care coverage %

99

[14th of 133]

Women > Contraceptive prevalence %

53

[82nd of 170]

Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males

109

[38th of 173]

Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported

76

[82nd of 154]

Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted

150

[70th of 166]

Women > Skilled attendant at delivery %

89

[90th of 172]


SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of African countries by population density ; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center ; 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; 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; UNICEF

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cape Verde, Republic of Cape Verde, Republica de Cabo Verde, Cabo Verde, cape verde islands

Mortality
 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people

4.96 per 1,000 people

[161st of 195]

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

108.64 per 1,000 female adults

[100th of 185]

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

184.7 per 1,000 male adults

[99th of 185]

rate, infant > per 1,000 live births

26 per 1,000 live births

[86th of 187]

rate, under-5 > per 1,000

35 per 1,000

[82nd of 187]


SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cape Verde, Republic of Cape Verde, Republica de Cabo Verde, Cabo Verde, cape verde islands

Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population

2.17

[115th of 195]

immigrant population > Number of immigrants

11,000

[167th of 195]

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

>0.01%

 

Net migration rate

-11.74 migrant(s)/1,000 populati

[172nd of 225]

US visa lottery winners

4 US visa lottery winners

[146th of 178]


SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of countries by immigrant population ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; US Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cape Verde, Republic of Cape Verde, Republica de Cabo Verde, Cabo Verde, cape verde islands
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