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Gabon

 

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 Gabon
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Area:267,670 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:2,173,000 328,240,000
Official language:French English

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Government

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1960 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Libreville Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:8.1 33.4
Life expectancy males:64.2 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:68.3 years 81.1 years
Average age:20.7 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:31.61 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:6.83 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:3.90 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:44 74
Civil rights:24 83
Health:32 74
Climate:42 64
Cost of Living:37 38
Popularity:76 85


Economy

Currency:Central African Franc US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:20.2 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:2.46 % 1.81 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:47.10 % 36.60 %
Average income:6,405 € 58,821 €
Corruption index:31 (bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:15,073 Mio €6.94 M € 19,145,356 M €58.33 M €
Gross national product:13,915 Mio €6.40 M € 19,308,457 M €58.82 M €
Exported goods:4,815 M €2.22 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:4,510 M €2.08 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:14,300 km6.58 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:649 km0.30 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:1,600 km0.74 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:280.013 3,6730.011
Airports:440.020 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:2.07 bn kWh953,244.97 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:2.24 bn kWh1.03 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:344.00 m kWh158,337.17 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:5.32 m t2,449.08 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+241 +1
Internet domain:.ga .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:21,81810 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:2,930,5541,349 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:1270 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:1,093,244503 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:6.30 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.36 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:6.0 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:1.07 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:5.2 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:50.0 % 79.0 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:29.7 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.1 °C 7.3 °C
Relative humidity:85 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:23 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:116.4 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:4.6 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Fang:32.0 % n/a
Punu:17.1 % n/a
Mpongwe:14.6 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
French:2.0 % 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:34.3 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:95.0 % 78.5 %
Animism:6.0 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Islam:1.0 % 1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:-2.0 % 15.3 %