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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 AD1960 AD
Capital:KinshasaAbuja

Population

 Congo (Dem. Republic)Nigeria
Population:89,561,000206,140,000
Inhabitants/km²:38.2223.2
Life expectancy males:Ø 59 yearsØ 54 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 62 yearsØ 56 years
Average age:Ø 16.7 yearsØ 18.6 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)
See also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life

 Congo (Dem. Republic)Nigeria
Political stability:3118
Civil rights:724
Health:612
Climate:4951
Cost of Living:5959
Popularity:3639

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:37.62 %39.13 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:50.70 %34.80 %
Average income:550 US$2,000 US$
Corruption index:19 (very bad)24 (very bad)


 COD:
total
per 1000
inh.
NGA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:48,717 M US$0.54 M US$432,294 M US$2.10 M US$
Gross national product:49,306 M US$0.55 M US$412,805 M US$2.00 M US$
Exported goods:13,932 M US$0.16 M US$39,937 M US$0.19 M US$
Imported goods:14,557 M US$0.16 M US$72,178 M US$0.35 M US$

Infrastructure

 COD:
total
per 1000
inh.
NGA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:152,373 km1.70 km195,000 km0.95 km
Railways:3,641 km0.04 km3,798 km0.02 km
Waterways:15,000 km0.17 km8,600 km0.04 km
Harbours:210.0007280.004
Airports:1980.002540.000

Energy balance

 COD:
total
per 1000
inh.
NGA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:7.43 bn kWh82,959.84 kWh24.72 bn kWh119,918.74 kWh
Energy production:9.05 bn kWh101,003.33 kWh29.35 bn kWh142,379.25 kWh
Energy export:422.00 m kWh4,711.85 kWh0.00 kWh0.00 kWh
Energy imports:20.00 m kWh223.31 kWh0.00 kWh0.00 kWh
CO2 emissions:2.20 m t24.56 t130.67 m t633.89 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 cellulars:40,798,396456204,228,678991
Internet server:2,51501,2340
Internet users:11,195,17612569,262,901336
Broadband Internet:11,900065,3130

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:0.21 %0.61 %
Tuberculosis:3.2 %2.2 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:92.0 %88.0 %

Climate

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

 Congo (Dem. Republic)Nigeria
Daytime temperatures:30.2 °C33.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:20.0 °C21.6 °C
Rel. humidity:80 %61 %
Rain days:8.86.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.67.2

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 %