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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nigeria

Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Democratic Republic of the Congo
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General information

 Congo (Dem. Republic)Nigeria
Region:Central AfricaWestern Africa
Area:2,344,860 km²923,770 km²
Government form:Semi-presidential republicFederal presidential republic
Independent since:1960 n.Chr.1960 n.Chr.
Capital:KinshasaAbuja

Population

 Congo (Dem. Republic)Nigeria
Population:86,791,000200,964,000
Inhabitants/km²:37.0217.5
Life expectancy males:Ø 59 yearsØ 54 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 62 yearsØ 56 years
Average age:Ø 17.4 yearsØ 17.8 years
Birthrate:40.64 ‰37.45 ‰
Deathrate:9.29 ‰11.63 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.78 ‰-0.21 ‰

Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)

 Congo (Dem. Republic)Nigeria
Political stability:3019
Civil rights:625
Health:510
Climate:4953
Cost of Living:5658
Popularity:2733

Economy

 Congo (Dem. Republic)Nigeria
Currency:Congolais Franc
(1 CDF = 100 Centimes)
Naira
(1 NGN =100 Kobo)
Unemployment rate:4.6 %9.0 %
Inflation rate:2.89 %11.40 %
Cost of Living:45.15 %44.14 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:50.70 %34.80 %
Average income:530 US$2,030 US$
Corruption index:18 (very bad)25 (very bad)


 COD:
total
per 1000
inh.
NGA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:50,401 M US$0.58 M US$448,120 M US$2.23 M US$
Gross national product:46,313 M US$0.53 M US$407,589 M US$2.03 M US$
Exported goods:15,173 M US$0.17 M US$69,927 M US$0.35 M US$
Imported goods:16,892 M US$0.19 M US$100,820 M US$0.50 M US$

Infrastructure

 COD:
total
per 1000
inh.
NGA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:152,373 km1.76 km195,000 km0.97 km
Railways:4,007 km0.05 km3,798 km0.02 km
Waterways:15,000 km0.17 km8,600 km0.04 km
Harbours:210.0006770.003
Airports:1980.002540.000

Energy balance

 COD:
total
per 1000
inh.
NGA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:7.43 bn kWh85,608.38 kWh24.72 bn kWh123,007.35 kWh
Energy production:9.05 bn kWh104,227.92 kWh29.35 bn kWh146,046.35 kWh
Energy export:422.00 m kWh4,862.28 kWh0.00 kWh0.00 kWh
Energy imports:20.00 m kWh230.44 kWh0.00 kWh0.00 kWh
CO2 emissions:2.02 m t23.28 t120.37 m t598.96 t

Telecommunication

 Congo (Dem. Republic)Nigeria
International dialing:+242+234
Internet domain:.cd.ng

 COD
total
COD
per 1000
inh.
NGA
total
NGA
per 1000
inh.
Mobile phones:37,123,200428172,731,000860
Internet server:2,51501,2340
Internet users:7,481,2608684,404,712420

Healthcare system

 Congo (Dem. Republic)Nigeria
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:0.800.50
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.090.38
Diabetes:6.0 %3.1 %
Malaria:319.8 %291.9 %
HIV:0.31 %0.78 %
Tuberculosis:3.2 %2.2 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:93.0 %87.0 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Congo (Dem. Republic) and Nigeria

 Congo (Dem. Republic)Nigeria
Daytime temperatures:30.1 °C33.2 °C
Nighttime temperatures:19.8 °C21.3 °C
Rel. humidity:81 %62 %
Rain days:9.06.5
Sunshine hours per day:5.57.0

Native languages

 Congo (Dem. Republic)Nigeria
Yoruba:n/a21.4 %
Hausa:n/a21.1 %
Ibo:n/a18.1 %
Luba:18.0 %n/a
Kongo:16.0 %n/a
Mongo:13.5 %n/a
Fula:n/a11.3 %
Kinyarwanda:10.3 %n/a
Zande:6.1 %n/a
Ngala and Bangi:5.8 %n/a
Ibibio:n/a5.6 %
French:4.3 %n/a
Kanuri:n/a4.1 %
Rundi:3.8 %n/a
Edo:n/a3.3 %
Teke:2.7 %n/a
Boa:2.3 %n/a
Tiv:n/a2.3 %
Chokwe:1.8 %n/a
Ijo:n/a1.8 %
Bura:n/a1.6 %
other:15.4 %9.4 %

Religions

 Congo (Dem. Republic)Nigeria
Christianity:80.0 %40.0 %
Islam:10.0 %50.0 %
Native religions:n/a10.0 %
other:10.0 %0.0 %