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1 From Africa Development Indicators The Little Data Book on Africa Basic indicators National accounts Millennium Development Goals Paris Declaration indicators Private sector development Trade Infrastructure Human development Agriculture and rural development Labor, migration, and population HIV/AIDS Malaria Capable states and partnership Household welfare

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4 Copyright 2006 by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/THE WORLD BANK 1818 H Street NW Washington DC U.S.A. All rights reserved Manufactured in the United States of America First printing September 2006 ISBN-10: ISBN-13: eisbn: DOI: / The Little Data Book on Africa 2006 is a product of the Operational Quality and Knowledge Services Unit and the Office of the Chief Economist for the Africa Region of the World Bank. Editing, design, and layout by Communications Development Incorporated, Washington, D.C. Cover design by Grundy & Northedge, London, UK The Little Data Book on Africa

5 Contents Acknowledgments 5 Introduction 6 Data notes 7 Country tables (in alphabetical order) Algeria 8 Angola 10 Benin 12 Botswana 14 Burkina Faso 16 Burundi 18 Cameroon 20 Cape Verde 22 Central African Republic 24 Chad 26 Comoros 28 Congo, Dem. Rep. 30 Congo, Rep. 32 Côte d'lvoire 34 Djibouti 36 Egypt, Arab Rep. 38 Equatorial Guinea 40 Eritrea 42 Ethiopia 44 Gabon 46 Gambia, The 48 Ghana 50 Guinea 52 Guinea-Bissau 54 Kenya 56 Lesotho The Little Data Book on Africa 3

6 Contents (continued) Country tables (continued) Liberia 60 Libya 62 Madagascar 64 Malawi 66 Mali 68 Mauritania 70 Mauritius 72 Morocco 74 Mozambique 76 Namibia 78 Niger 80 Nigeria 82 Rwanda 84 São Tomé and Principe 86 Senegal 88 Seychelles 90 Sierra Leone 92 Somalia 94 South Africa 96 Sudan 98 Swaziland 100 Tanzania 102 Togo 104 Tunisia 106 Uganda 108 Zambia 110 Zimbabwe 112 Glossary The Little Data Book on Africa

7 Acknowledgments The Little Data Book on Africa 2006 was produced by the Office of the Chief Economist for the Africa Region and the Operational Quality and Knowledge Services in collaboration with the Development Economics Data Group. It was prepared by a team led by Jorge Arbache and Vildan Verbeek-Demiraydin and comprising Rose Mungai, Christophe Rockmore, and Mehdi Akhlaghi. John Page, Chief Economist for the Africa Region, provided overall guidance and supervision. Communications Development Incorporated provided design, editing, and layout, led by Meta de Coquereaumont and Christopher Trott The Little Data Book on Africa 5

8 Introduction The Little Data Book on Africa 2006 is a pocket edition of Africa Development Indicators It is intended as a quick reference for users of the Africa Development Indicators 2006 book and CD-ROM. Together they cover about 1,200 indicators on Africa. The country tables in The Little Data Book 2006 present the latest available data for World Bank member countries. For more information about Africa Development Indicators and The Little Data Book on Africa, please visit our Web site at or us at To order the Africa Development Indicators 2006 book or CD-ROM, please visit the publications Web site at The Little Data Book on Africa

9 Data notes Dollars are current U.S. dollars, unless otherwise specified. Growth rates are proportional changes from the previous year. Data are for 2004 or 2005, except where otherwise noted. Figures in italics indicate that data are from indicates that data are not available. is not applicable The Little Data Book on Africa 7

10 Algeria Country North Population (millions) Population growth (%) GNI per capita ($) 2,270 1,784 Economic density ($/km 2 ) 35,694 48,640 GDP ($ millions) 85, ,114 GDP growth (%) GDP per capita (2000 $) 1,992 1,879 GDP per capita growth (%) GDP implicit price deflator (annual % change, $ series) Current account balance (% of GDP) Fiscal balance (cash surplus or deficit, % of GDP) Central government revenue (% of GDP) Total external debt (% of GDP) Drivers of growth Gross domestic savings (% of GDP) Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) Private sector capital formation (% of GDP) Gross secondary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Gross tertiary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Startup procedures for new business Time required to start a business (days) 26.. Cost to start a business (% of GNI per capita).... Time required to register a property (days) 52.. Time required to enforce a contract (days) Protecting investors disclosure index (0 low to 10 high) 8.. Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours) Total tax payable (% of gross profits) 59.. Average time to clear customs (days) 22.. Rigidity of employment index (0 least rigid to 100 most rigid) 51.. Time for firm to obtain electrical connection (days).... Electrical outages for firms (days per year).... Time for firm to obtain telephone connection (days).... Cost of phone call to the US (US cents per 3 min).... Ratio of paved to total roads (%).... Road density (road km/1,000 km 2 of land area) Real interest rate (%) 2 2 Domestic credit to private sector (% GDP).... Policy uncertainty as major constraint (%).... Corruption as major constraint (%) 35.. Courts as major constraint (%).... Courts and property rights as major constraint (%) 27.. Crime as major constraint (%).... Tax rates as major constraint (%) 45.. Finance as major constraint (%) 51.. Electricity as major constraint (%) 12.. Labor regulation as major constraint (%) 13.. Labor skills as major constraint (%) 26.. Irrigated land (% of cropland) Fertilizer use (thousands of metric tons) 98 1,930 Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land.... Cereal crop yield (kg per hectare) 1,467 1,467 Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) Terms of trade index (2000 = 100) Foreign direct investment, net inflows ($ millions) 620 2,314 Remittances received ($ millions) 2, The Little Data Book on Africa

11 Country North Participating in growth Life expectancy at birth (years) Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line (% of pop.).... Gini coefficient.... Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) Under-five mortality rate (per 1,000) Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total) 96.. Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) Child malnutrition, underweight (%under age 5) 10.. Child immunization, measles (% ages mos.) 81.. Children sleeping under treated bednets (% under age 5).... HIV prevalence (% ages 15 49) AIDS deaths (thousands) 1.. Physicians per 1,000 people, Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group) 94.. Student teacher ratio, primary Gross primary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Youth literacy rate, total (% ages 15 24) 90.. Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary school 99.. Labor force participation rate, male (% ages 15 64) 83.. Labor force participation rate, female (% ages 15 64) 37.. Improved water source (% of urban population with access) Improved water source (% of rural population with access) Improved sanitation (% of urban population with access) Improved sanitation (% of rural population with access) Access to electricity (% of urban population).... Access to electricity (% of rural population).... Telephone subscribers (per 1,000 people) Households with own telephone (% of urban households).... Households with own telephone (% of rural households).... Internet users (per 1,000 people) 26.. Rural residents within 2 km of all-season road (%).... Capable states CPIA 2005 overall rating.. Country implementing or endorsed the EITI.. Corruption Perceptions Index score (0 corrupt to 10 clean) 3 Control of corruption (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Voice and accountability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Political stability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Government effectiveness (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Regulatory law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Rule of law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Partnership Net aid ($ millions) 313 2,804 Net aid (% of GDP) Net aid per capita from all donors ($) Net aid from DAC donors ($ millions) 235 2,036 Net aid from non-dac bilateral donors ($ millions) 0 91 Net aid from multilateral donors ($ millions) Net aid (% of central government expenditure).... Debt relief committed under HIPC Initiative ($ millions).... Reached HIPC decision point Reached HIPC completion point 2006 The Little Data Book on Africa 9

12 Angola Sub- Population (millions) Population growth (%) GNI per capita ($) Economic density ($/km 2 ) 15,693 22,361 GDP ($ millions) 19, ,146 GDP growth (%) GDP per capita (2000 $) GDP per capita growth (%) GDP implicit price deflator (annual % change, $ series) Current account balance (% of GDP) Fiscal balance (cash surplus or deficit, % of GDP) Central government revenue (% of GDP) Total external debt (% of GDP) Drivers of growth Gross domestic savings (% of GDP) Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) Private sector capital formation (% of GDP) Gross secondary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Gross tertiary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) 1 5 Startup procedures for new business Time required to start a business (days) Cost to start a business (% of GNI per capita).... Time required to register a property (days) Time required to enforce a contract (days) 1, Protecting investors disclosure index (0 low to 10 high) 5 5 Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours) Total tax payable (% of gross profits) Average time to clear customs (days).... Rigidity of employment index (0 least rigid to 100 most rigid) Time for firm to obtain electrical connection (days).. 52 Electrical outages for firms (days per year).. 51 Time for firm to obtain telephone connection (days).... Cost of phone call to the US (US cents per 3 min).... Ratio of paved to total roads (%).... Road density (road km/1,000 km 2 of land area) Real interest rate (%) 26 4 Domestic credit to private sector (% GDP).... Policy uncertainty as major constraint (%).... Corruption as major constraint (%).... Courts as major constraint (%).... Courts and property rights as major constraint (%).... Crime as major constraint (%).... Tax rates as major constraint (%).... Finance as major constraint (%).... Electricity as major constraint (%).... Labor regulation as major constraint (%).... Labor skills as major constraint (%).... Irrigated land (% of cropland) Fertilizer use (thousands of metric tons) 0 2,344 Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land.... Cereal crop yield (kg per hectare) 522 1,095 Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) Terms of trade index (2000 = 100) Foreign direct investment, net inflows ($ millions) ,117 Remittances received ($ millions).. 7, The Little Data Book on Africa

13 Sub- Participating in growth Life expectancy at birth (years) Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line (% of pop.).... Gini coefficient.... Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) Under-five mortality rate (per 1,000) Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total) 45.. Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) 1, Child malnutrition, underweight (%under age 5) 31.. Child immunization, measles (% ages mos.) 64.. Children sleeping under treated bednets (% under age 5) 2.. HIV prevalence (% ages 15 49) AIDS deaths (thousands) 30 2,000 Physicians per 1,000 people, Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group).. 62 Student teacher ratio, primary.. 46 Gross primary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group).. 92 Youth literacy rate, total (% ages 15 24) 72.. Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary school.. 84 Labor force participation rate, male (% ages 15 64) Labor force participation rate, female (% ages 15 64) Improved water source (% of urban population with access) Improved water source (% of rural population with access) Improved sanitation (% of urban population with access) Improved sanitation (% of rural population with access) Access to electricity (% of urban population).. 51 Access to electricity (% of rural population).. 6 Telephone subscribers (per 1,000 people) Households with own telephone (% of urban households).. 12 Households with own telephone (% of rural households).. 1 Internet users (per 1,000 people) Rural residents within 2 km of all-season road (%).... Capable states CPIA 2005 overall rating 2.6 Country implementing or endorsed the EITI Endorsed Corruption Perceptions Index score (0 corrupt to 10 clean) 2 Control of corruption (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Voice and accountability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Political stability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Government effectiveness (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Regulatory law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Rule of law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Partnership Net aid ($ millions) 1,144 23,871 Net aid (% of GDP) Net aid per capita from all donors ($) Net aid from DAC donors ($ millions) 1,015 15,331 Net aid from non-dac bilateral donors ($ millions) 2 94 Net aid from multilateral donors ($ millions) 131 8,446 Net aid (% of central government expenditure) Debt relief committed under HIPC Initiative ($ millions).. 50,282 Reached HIPC decision point No Reached HIPC completion point No 2006 The Little Data Book on Africa 11

14 Benin Sub- Population (millions) Population growth (%) GNI per capita ($) Economic density ($/km 2 ) 36,589 22,361 GDP ($ millions) 4, ,146 GDP growth (%) GDP per capita (2000 $) GDP per capita growth (%) GDP implicit price deflator (annual % change, $ series) Current account balance (% of GDP) Fiscal balance (cash surplus or deficit, % of GDP) Central government revenue (% of GDP) Total external debt (% of GDP) Drivers of growth Gross domestic savings (% of GDP) Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) Private sector capital formation (% of GDP) Gross secondary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Gross tertiary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) 3 5 Startup procedures for new business 8 11 Time required to start a business (days) Cost to start a business (% of GNI per capita).... Time required to register a property (days) Time required to enforce a contract (days) Protecting investors disclosure index (0 low to 10 high) 5 5 Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours) Total tax payable (% of gross profits) Average time to clear customs (days).... Rigidity of employment index (0 least rigid to 100 most rigid) Time for firm to obtain electrical connection (days).. 52 Electrical outages for firms (days per year).. 51 Time for firm to obtain telephone connection (days).... Cost of phone call to the US (US cents per 3 min).... Ratio of paved to total roads (%).... Road density (road km/1,000 km 2 of land area) Real interest rate (%) 2 4 Domestic credit to private sector (% GDP).... Policy uncertainty as major constraint (%).... Corruption as major constraint (%).... Courts as major constraint (%).... Courts and property rights as major constraint (%).... Crime as major constraint (%).... Tax rates as major constraint (%).... Finance as major constraint (%).... Electricity as major constraint (%).... Labor regulation as major constraint (%).... Labor skills as major constraint (%).... Irrigated land (% of cropland) Fertilizer use (thousands of metric tons) 48 2,344 Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land.... Cereal crop yield (kg per hectare) 1,147 1,095 Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) Terms of trade index (2000 = 100) Foreign direct investment, net inflows ($ millions) 47 10,117 Remittances received ($ millions) 55 7, The Little Data Book on Africa

15 Sub- Participating in growth Life expectancy at birth (years) Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line (% of pop.).... Gini coefficient 36.. Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) Under-five mortality rate (per 1,000) Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total) 66.. Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) Child malnutrition, underweight (%under age 5) 23.. Child immunization, measles (% ages mos.) 85.. Children sleeping under treated bednets (% under age 5) 7.. HIV prevalence (% ages 15 49) AIDS deaths (thousands) 10 2,000 Physicians per 1,000 people, Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group) Student teacher ratio, primary Gross primary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Youth literacy rate, total (% ages 15 24) 45.. Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary school Labor force participation rate, male (% ages 15 64) Labor force participation rate, female (% ages 15 64) Improved water source (% of urban population with access) Improved water source (% of rural population with access) Improved sanitation (% of urban population with access) Improved sanitation (% of rural population with access) Access to electricity (% of urban population) Access to electricity (% of rural population) 6 6 Telephone subscribers (per 1,000 people) Households with own telephone (% of urban households) 9 12 Households with own telephone (% of rural households) 1 1 Internet users (per 1,000 people) Rural residents within 2 km of all-season road (%) 32.. Capable states CPIA 2005 overall rating 3.7 Country implementing or endorsed the EITI.. Corruption Perceptions Index score (0 corrupt to 10 clean) 3 Control of corruption (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 3 Voice and accountability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 3 Political stability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Government effectiveness (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Regulatory law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Rule of law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 3 Partnership Net aid ($ millions) ,871 Net aid (% of GDP) Net aid per capita from all donors ($) Net aid from DAC donors ($ millions) ,331 Net aid from non-dac bilateral donors ($ millions) 0 94 Net aid from multilateral donors ($ millions) 168 8,446 Net aid (% of central government expenditure) 2, Debt relief committed under HIPC Initiative ($ millions) ,282 Reached HIPC decision point Yes Reached HIPC completion point Yes 2006 The Little Data Book on Africa 13

16 Botswana Sub- Population (millions) Population growth (%) GNI per capita ($) 4, Economic density ($/km 2 ) 15,834 22,361 GDP ($ millions) 8, ,146 GDP growth (%) GDP per capita (2000 $) 3, GDP per capita growth (%) GDP implicit price deflator (annual % change, $ series) Current account balance (% of GDP) Fiscal balance (cash surplus or deficit, % of GDP) Central government revenue (% of GDP) Total external debt (% of GDP) 6 45 Drivers of growth Gross domestic savings (% of GDP) Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) Private sector capital formation (% of GDP) Gross secondary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Gross tertiary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) 6 5 Startup procedures for new business Time required to start a business (days) Cost to start a business (% of GNI per capita).... Time required to register a property (days) Time required to enforce a contract (days) Protecting investors disclosure index (0 low to 10 high) 8 5 Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours) Total tax payable (% of gross profits) Average time to clear customs (days).... Rigidity of employment index (0 least rigid to 100 most rigid) Time for firm to obtain electrical connection (days).. 52 Electrical outages for firms (days per year).. 51 Time for firm to obtain telephone connection (days).... Cost of phone call to the US (US cents per 3 min).... Ratio of paved to total roads (%).... Road density (road km/1,000 km 2 of land area) Real interest rate (%) 5 4 Domestic credit to private sector (% GDP).... Policy uncertainty as major constraint (%).... Corruption as major constraint (%).... Courts as major constraint (%).... Courts and property rights as major constraint (%).... Crime as major constraint (%).... Tax rates as major constraint (%).... Finance as major constraint (%).... Electricity as major constraint (%).... Labor regulation as major constraint (%).... Labor skills as major constraint (%).... Irrigated land (% of cropland) Fertilizer use (thousands of metric tons) 5 2,344 Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land.... Cereal crop yield (kg per hectare) 241 1,095 Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) Terms of trade index (2000 = 100) Foreign direct investment, net inflows ($ millions) 58 10,117 Remittances received ($ millions) 39 7, The Little Data Book on Africa

17 Sub- Participating in growth Life expectancy at birth (years) Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line (% of pop.).... Gini coefficient.... Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) Under-five mortality rate (per 1,000) Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total) 94.. Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) Child malnutrition, underweight (%under age 5) 13.. Child immunization, measles (% ages mos.) 90.. Children sleeping under treated bednets (% under age 5).... HIV prevalence (% ages 15 49) AIDS deaths (thousands) 18 2,000 Physicians per 1,000 people, Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group) Student teacher ratio, primary Gross primary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Youth literacy rate, total (% ages 15 24) 94.. Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary school Labor force participation rate, male (% ages 15 64) Labor force participation rate, female (% ages 15 64) Improved water source (% of urban population with access) Improved water source (% of rural population with access) Improved sanitation (% of urban population with access) Improved sanitation (% of rural population with access) Access to electricity (% of urban population).. 51 Access to electricity (% of rural population).. 6 Telephone subscribers (per 1,000 people) Households with own telephone (% of urban households).. 12 Households with own telephone (% of rural households).. 1 Internet users (per 1,000 people) Rural residents within 2 km of all-season road (%).... Capable states CPIA 2005 overall rating.. Country implementing or endorsed the EITI.. Corruption Perceptions Index score (0 corrupt to 10 clean) 6 Control of corruption (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 5 Voice and accountability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 4 Political stability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 4 Government effectiveness (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 4 Regulatory law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 4 Rule of law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 4 Partnership Net aid ($ millions) 39 23,871 Net aid (% of GDP) Net aid per capita from all donors ($) Net aid from DAC donors ($ millions) 33 15,331 Net aid from non-dac bilateral donors ($ millions) 2 94 Net aid from multilateral donors ($ millions) 8 8,446 Net aid (% of central government expenditure).... Debt relief committed under HIPC Initiative ($ millions).. 50,282 Reached HIPC decision point Reached HIPC completion point 2006 The Little Data Book on Africa 15

18 Burkina Faso Sub- Population (millions) Population growth (%) GNI per capita ($) Economic density ($/km 2 ) 17,631 22,361 GDP ($ millions) 4, ,146 GDP growth (%) GDP per capita (2000 $) GDP per capita growth (%) GDP implicit price deflator (annual % change, $ series) Current account balance (% of GDP) Fiscal balance (cash surplus or deficit, % of GDP) Central government revenue (% of GDP) Total external debt (% of GDP) Drivers of growth Gross domestic savings (% of GDP) Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) Private sector capital formation (% of GDP) Gross secondary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Gross tertiary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) 1 5 Startup procedures for new business Time required to start a business (days) Cost to start a business (% of GNI per capita).... Time required to register a property (days) Time required to enforce a contract (days) Protecting investors disclosure index (0 low to 10 high) 6 5 Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours) Total tax payable (% of gross profits) Average time to clear customs (days).... Rigidity of employment index (0 least rigid to 100 most rigid) Time for firm to obtain electrical connection (days).. 52 Electrical outages for firms (days per year).. 51 Time for firm to obtain telephone connection (days).... Cost of phone call to the US (US cents per 3 min).... Ratio of paved to total roads (%).... Road density (road km/1,000 km 2 of land area) Real interest rate (%) 2 4 Domestic credit to private sector (% GDP).... Policy uncertainty as major constraint (%).... Corruption as major constraint (%).... Courts as major constraint (%).... Courts and property rights as major constraint (%).... Crime as major constraint (%).... Tax rates as major constraint (%).... Finance as major constraint (%).... Electricity as major constraint (%).... Labor regulation as major constraint (%).... Labor skills as major constraint (%).... Irrigated land (% of cropland) Fertilizer use (thousands of metric tons) 2 2,344 Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land.... Cereal crop yield (kg per hectare) 941 1,095 Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) Terms of trade index (2000 = 100) Foreign direct investment, net inflows ($ millions) 21 10,117 Remittances received ($ millions) 50 7, The Little Data Book on Africa

19 Sub- Participating in growth Life expectancy at birth (years) Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line (% of pop.) 46.. Gini coefficient 40.. Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) Under-five mortality rate (per 1,000) Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total) 38.. Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) 1, Child malnutrition, underweight (%under age 5) 38.. Child immunization, measles (% ages mos.) 78.. Children sleeping under treated bednets (% under age 5) 7.. HIV prevalence (% ages 15 49) AIDS deaths (thousands) 12 2,000 Physicians per 1,000 people, Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group) Student teacher ratio, primary Gross primary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Youth literacy rate, total (% ages 15 24) 31.. Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary school Labor force participation rate, male (% ages 15 64) Labor force participation rate, female (% ages 15 64) Improved water source (% of urban population with access) Improved water source (% of rural population with access) Improved sanitation (% of urban population with access) 5 26 Improved sanitation (% of rural population with access) Access to electricity (% of urban population) Access to electricity (% of rural population) 0 6 Telephone subscribers (per 1,000 people) Households with own telephone (% of urban households) Households with own telephone (% of rural households) 0 1 Internet users (per 1,000 people) 4 19 Rural residents within 2 km of all-season road (%) 25.. Capable states CPIA 2005 overall rating 3.8 Country implementing or endorsed the EITI.. Corruption Perceptions Index score (0 corrupt to 10 clean) 3 Control of corruption (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 3 Voice and accountability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Political stability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Government effectiveness (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Regulatory law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 3 Rule of law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Partnership Net aid ($ millions) ,871 Net aid (% of GDP) Net aid per capita from all donors ($) Net aid from DAC donors ($ millions) ,331 Net aid from non-dac bilateral donors ($ millions) 1 94 Net aid from multilateral donors ($ millions) 278 8,446 Net aid (% of central government expenditure) 1, Debt relief committed under HIPC Initiative ($ millions) ,282 Reached HIPC decision point Yes Reached HIPC completion point Yes 2006 The Little Data Book on Africa 17

20 Burundi Sub- Population (millions) Population growth (%) GNI per capita ($) Economic density ($/km 2 ) 25,862 22,361 GDP ($ millions) ,146 GDP growth (%) GDP per capita (2000 $) GDP per capita growth (%) GDP implicit price deflator (annual % change, $ series) Current account balance (% of GDP) Fiscal balance (cash surplus or deficit, % of GDP) Central government revenue (% of GDP) Total external debt (% of GDP) Drivers of growth Gross domestic savings (% of GDP) Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) Private sector capital formation (% of GDP) Gross secondary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Gross tertiary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) 2 5 Startup procedures for new business Time required to start a business (days) Cost to start a business (% of GNI per capita).... Time required to register a property (days) Time required to enforce a contract (days) Protecting investors disclosure index (0 low to 10 high) 1 5 Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours) Total tax payable (% of gross profits) Average time to clear customs (days).... Rigidity of employment index (0 least rigid to 100 most rigid) Time for firm to obtain electrical connection (days).. 52 Electrical outages for firms (days per year).. 51 Time for firm to obtain telephone connection (days).... Cost of phone call to the US (US cents per 3 min).... Ratio of paved to total roads (%).... Road density (road km/1,000 km 2 of land area) Real interest rate (%) 3 4 Domestic credit to private sector (% GDP).... Policy uncertainty as major constraint (%).... Corruption as major constraint (%).... Courts as major constraint (%).... Courts and property rights as major constraint (%).... Crime as major constraint (%).... Tax rates as major constraint (%).... Finance as major constraint (%).... Electricity as major constraint (%).... Labor regulation as major constraint (%).... Labor skills as major constraint (%).... Irrigated land (% of cropland) Fertilizer use (thousands of metric tons) 3 2,344 Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land.... Cereal crop yield (kg per hectare) 1,329 1,095 Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) 9 35 Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) Terms of trade index (2000 = 100) Foreign direct investment, net inflows ($ millions) 0 10,117 Remittances received ($ millions).. 7, The Little Data Book on Africa

21 Sub- Participating in growth Life expectancy at birth (years) Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line (% of pop.).... Gini coefficient.... Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) Under-five mortality rate (per 1,000) Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total) 25.. Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) 1, Child malnutrition, underweight (%under age 5) 45.. Child immunization, measles (% ages mos.) 75.. Children sleeping under treated bednets (% under age 5).... HIV prevalence (% ages 15 49) AIDS deaths (thousands) 13 2,000 Physicians per 1,000 people, Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group) Student teacher ratio, primary Gross primary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Youth literacy rate, total (% ages 15 24) 73.. Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary school Labor force participation rate, male (% ages 15 64) Labor force participation rate, female (% ages 15 64) Improved water source (% of urban population with access) Improved water source (% of rural population with access) Improved sanitation (% of urban population with access) Improved sanitation (% of rural population with access) Access to electricity (% of urban population) Access to electricity (% of rural population) 0 6 Telephone subscribers (per 1,000 people) Households with own telephone (% of urban households).. 12 Households with own telephone (% of rural households).. 1 Internet users (per 1,000 people) 3 19 Rural residents within 2 km of all-season road (%).... Capable states CPIA 2005 overall rating 3.0 Country implementing or endorsed the EITI.. Corruption Perceptions Index score (0 corrupt to 10 clean) 2 Control of corruption (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Voice and accountability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Political stability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Government effectiveness (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Regulatory law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Rule of law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Partnership Net aid ($ millions) ,871 Net aid (% of GDP) Net aid per capita from all donors ($) Net aid from DAC donors ($ millions) ,331 Net aid from non-dac bilateral donors ($ millions) 0 94 Net aid from multilateral donors ($ millions) 166 8,446 Net aid (% of central government expenditure) 1, Debt relief committed under HIPC Initiative ($ millions) 1,472 50,282 Reached HIPC decision point Yes Reached HIPC completion point No 2006 The Little Data Book on Africa 19

22 Cameroon Sub- Population (millions) Population growth (%) GNI per capita ($) Economic density ($/km 2 ) 33,896 22,361 GDP ($ millions) 15, ,146 GDP growth (%) GDP per capita (2000 $) GDP per capita growth (%) GDP implicit price deflator (annual % change, $ series) Current account balance (% of GDP) Fiscal balance (cash surplus or deficit, % of GDP) Central government revenue (% of GDP) Total external debt (% of GDP) Drivers of growth Gross domestic savings (% of GDP) Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) Private sector capital formation (% of GDP) Gross secondary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Gross tertiary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) 5 5 Startup procedures for new business Time required to start a business (days) Cost to start a business (% of GNI per capita).... Time required to register a property (days) Time required to enforce a contract (days) Protecting investors disclosure index (0 low to 10 high) 8 5 Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours) 1, Total tax payable (% of gross profits) Average time to clear customs (days).... Rigidity of employment index (0 least rigid to 100 most rigid) Time for firm to obtain electrical connection (days).. 52 Electrical outages for firms (days per year).. 51 Time for firm to obtain telephone connection (days).... Cost of phone call to the US (US cents per 3 min).... Ratio of paved to total roads (%).... Road density (road km/1,000 km 2 of land area) Real interest rate (%) 5 4 Domestic credit to private sector (% GDP).... Policy uncertainty as major constraint (%).... Corruption as major constraint (%).... Courts as major constraint (%).... Courts and property rights as major constraint (%).... Crime as major constraint (%).... Tax rates as major constraint (%).... Finance as major constraint (%).... Electricity as major constraint (%).... Labor regulation as major constraint (%).... Labor skills as major constraint (%).... Irrigated land (% of cropland) Fertilizer use (thousands of metric tons) 35 2,344 Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land.... Cereal crop yield (kg per hectare) 1,728 1,095 Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) Terms of trade index (2000 = 100) Foreign direct investment, net inflows ($ millions) ,117 Remittances received ($ millions) 11 7, The Little Data Book on Africa

23 Sub- Participating in growth Life expectancy at birth (years) Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line (% of pop.) 40.. Gini coefficient 45.. Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) Under-five mortality rate (per 1,000) Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total) 62.. Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) Child malnutrition, underweight (%under age 5) 18.. Child immunization, measles (% ages mos.) 64.. Children sleeping under treated bednets (% under age 5).... HIV prevalence (% ages 15 49) AIDS deaths (thousands) 4.6 2,000 Physicians per 1,000 people, Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group) Student teacher ratio, primary Gross primary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Youth literacy rate, total (% ages 15 24).... Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary school Labor force participation rate, male (% ages 15 64) Labor force participation rate, female (% ages 15 64) Improved water source (% of urban population with access) Improved water source (% of rural population with access) Improved sanitation (% of urban population with access) Improved sanitation (% of rural population with access) Access to electricity (% of urban population) Access to electricity (% of rural population) 21 6 Telephone subscribers (per 1,000 people) Households with own telephone (% of urban households) 4 12 Households with own telephone (% of rural households) 0 1 Internet users (per 1,000 people) Rural residents within 2 km of all-season road (%) 20.. Capable states CPIA 2005 overall rating 3.3 Country implementing or endorsed the EITI Endorsed Corruption Perceptions Index score (0 corrupt to 10 clean) 2 Control of corruption (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Voice and accountability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Political stability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Government effectiveness (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Regulatory law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 2 Rule of law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Partnership Net aid ($ millions) ,871 Net aid (% of GDP) Net aid per capita from all donors ($) Net aid from DAC donors ($ millions) ,331 Net aid from non-dac bilateral donors ($ millions) 1 94 Net aid from multilateral donors ($ millions) 189 8,446 Net aid (% of central government expenditure) Debt relief committed under HIPC Initiative ($ millions) 2,800 50,282 Reached HIPC decision point Yes Reached HIPC completion point No 2006 The Little Data Book on Africa 21

24 Cape Verde Sub- Population (millions) Population growth (%) GNI per capita ($) 1, Economic density ($/km 2 ) 235,265 22,361 GDP ($ millions) ,146 GDP growth (%) GDP per capita (2000 $) 1, GDP per capita growth (%) GDP implicit price deflator (annual % change, $ series) Current account balance (% of GDP) Fiscal balance (cash surplus or deficit, % of GDP) Central government revenue (% of GDP) Total external debt (% of GDP) Drivers of growth Gross domestic savings (% of GDP) Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) Private sector capital formation (% of GDP) Gross secondary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Gross tertiary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) 6 5 Startup procedures for new business.. 11 Time required to start a business (days).. 64 Cost to start a business (% of GNI per capita).... Time required to register a property (days) Time required to enforce a contract (days) Protecting investors disclosure index (0 low to 10 high).. 5 Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours) Total tax payable (% of gross profits).. 58 Average time to clear customs (days).... Rigidity of employment index (0 least rigid to 100 most rigid).. 53 Time for firm to obtain electrical connection (days).. 52 Electrical outages for firms (days per year).. 51 Time for firm to obtain telephone connection (days).... Cost of phone call to the US (US cents per 3 min).... Ratio of paved to total roads (%).... Road density (road km/1,000 km 2 of land area) Real interest rate (%).. 4 Domestic credit to private sector (% GDP).... Policy uncertainty as major constraint (%).... Corruption as major constraint (%).... Courts as major constraint (%).... Courts and property rights as major constraint (%).... Crime as major constraint (%).... Tax rates as major constraint (%).... Finance as major constraint (%).... Electricity as major constraint (%).... Labor regulation as major constraint (%).... Labor skills as major constraint (%).... Irrigated land (% of cropland) Fertilizer use (thousands of metric tons) 0 2,344 Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land.... Cereal crop yield (kg per hectare) 156 1,095 Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) Terms of trade index (2000 = 100) Foreign direct investment, net inflows ($ millions) 39 10,117 Remittances received ($ millions) 92 7, The Little Data Book on Africa

25 Sub- Participating in growth Life expectancy at birth (years) Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line (% of pop.).... Gini coefficient.... Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) Under-five mortality rate (per 1,000) Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total).... Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) Child malnutrition, underweight (%under age 5).... Child immunization, measles (% ages mos.) 69.. Children sleeping under treated bednets (% under age 5).... HIV prevalence (% ages 15 49) AIDS deaths (thousands).. 2,000 Physicians per 1,000 people, Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group) Student teacher ratio, primary Gross primary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Youth literacy rate, total (% ages 15 24).... Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary school Labor force participation rate, male (% ages 15 64) Labor force participation rate, female (% ages 15 64) Improved water source (% of urban population with access) Improved water source (% of rural population with access) Improved sanitation (% of urban population with access) Improved sanitation (% of rural population with access) Access to electricity (% of urban population).. 51 Access to electricity (% of rural population).. 6 Telephone subscribers (per 1,000 people) Households with own telephone (% of urban households).. 12 Households with own telephone (% of rural households).. 1 Internet users (per 1,000 people) Rural residents within 2 km of all-season road (%).... Capable states CPIA 2005 overall rating 4.1 Country implementing or endorsed the EITI.. Corruption Perceptions Index score (0 corrupt to 10 clean) 3 Control of corruption (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 4 Voice and accountability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 4 Political stability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 4 Government effectiveness (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 3 Regulatory law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 4 Rule of law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 3 Partnership Net aid ($ millions) ,871 Net aid (% of GDP) Net aid per capita from all donors ($) Net aid from DAC donors ($ millions) 91 15,331 Net aid from non-dac bilateral donors ($ millions) 0 94 Net aid from multilateral donors ($ millions) 49 8,446 Net aid (% of central government expenditure) Debt relief committed under HIPC Initiative ($ millions).. 50,282 Reached HIPC decision point Reached HIPC completion point 2006 The Little Data Book on Africa 23

26 Central African Republic Sub- Population (millions) Population growth (%) GNI per capita ($) Economic density ($/km 2 ) 2,099 22,361 GDP ($ millions) 1, ,146 GDP growth (%) GDP per capita (2000 $) GDP per capita growth (%) GDP implicit price deflator (annual % change, $ series) Current account balance (% of GDP) Fiscal balance (cash surplus or deficit, % of GDP) Central government revenue (% of GDP) 8 24 Total external debt (% of GDP) Drivers of growth Gross domestic savings (% of GDP) Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) Private sector capital formation (% of GDP) Gross secondary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Gross tertiary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) 2 5 Startup procedures for new business Time required to start a business (days) Cost to start a business (% of GNI per capita).... Time required to register a property (days) Time required to enforce a contract (days) Protecting investors disclosure index (0 low to 10 high).. 5 Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours) Total tax payable (% of gross profits) Average time to clear customs (days).... Rigidity of employment index (0 least rigid to 100 most rigid) Time for firm to obtain electrical connection (days).. 52 Electrical outages for firms (days per year).. 51 Time for firm to obtain telephone connection (days).... Cost of phone call to the US (US cents per 3 min).... Ratio of paved to total roads (%).... Road density (road km/1,000 km 2 of land area) Real interest rate (%).. 4 Domestic credit to private sector (% GDP).... Policy uncertainty as major constraint (%).... Corruption as major constraint (%).... Courts as major constraint (%).... Courts and property rights as major constraint (%).... Crime as major constraint (%).... Tax rates as major constraint (%).... Finance as major constraint (%).... Electricity as major constraint (%).... Labor regulation as major constraint (%).... Labor skills as major constraint (%).... Irrigated land (% of cropland) Fertilizer use (thousands of metric tons) 1 2,344 Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land.... Cereal crop yield (kg per hectare) 1,042 1,095 Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) 9 35 Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) Terms of trade index (2000 = 100) Foreign direct investment, net inflows ($ millions) 6 10,117 Remittances received ($ millions).. 7, The Little Data Book on Africa

27 Sub- Participating in growth Life expectancy at birth (years) Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line (% of pop.).... Gini coefficient.... Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) Under-five mortality rate (per 1,000) Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total) 44.. Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) 1, Child malnutrition, underweight (%under age 5) 24.. Child immunization, measles (% ages mos.) 35.. Children sleeping under treated bednets (% under age 5).... HIV prevalence (% ages 15 49) AIDS deaths (thousands) 24 2,000 Physicians per 1,000 people, Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group).. 62 Student teacher ratio, primary.. 46 Gross primary enrollment, total (% of relevant age group) Youth literacy rate, total (% ages 15 24) 59.. Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary school.. 84 Labor force participation rate, male (% ages 15 64) Labor force participation rate, female (% ages 15 64) Improved water source (% of urban population with access) Improved water source (% of rural population with access) Improved sanitation (% of urban population with access) Improved sanitation (% of rural population with access) Access to electricity (% of urban population) 8 51 Access to electricity (% of rural population) 0 6 Telephone subscribers (per 1,000 people) Households with own telephone (% of urban households).. 12 Households with own telephone (% of rural households).. 1 Internet users (per 1,000 people) 2 19 Rural residents within 2 km of all-season road (%).... Capable states CPIA 2005 overall rating 2.4 Country implementing or endorsed the EITI.. Corruption Perceptions Index score (0 corrupt to 10 clean) 2 Control of corruption (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Voice and accountability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Political stability (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Government effectiveness (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Regulatory law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Rule of law (quintile 1 low to 5 high) 1 Partnership Net aid ($ millions) ,871 Net aid (% of GDP) Net aid per capita from all donors ($) Net aid from DAC donors ($ millions) 55 15,331 Net aid from non-dac bilateral donors ($ millions) 0 94 Net aid from multilateral donors ($ millions) 50 8,446 Net aid (% of central government expenditure) Debt relief committed under HIPC Initiative ($ millions).. 50,282 Reached HIPC decision point No Reached HIPC completion point No 2006 The Little Data Book on Africa 25

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