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Madagascar

 

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 Madagascar
All information: Madagascar
 
 United States
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Area:587,295 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:26,969,000 328,240,000
Official language:Malagasy English

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Government

Government form:Semi-presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1960 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Antananarivo Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:45.9 33.4
Life expectancy males:65.1 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:68.3 years 81.1 years
Average age:18.4 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:32.66 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:6.06 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:0.00 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:43 77
Civil rights:26 85
Health:19 74
Climate:76 64
Cost of Living:48 38
Popularity:14 85


Economy

Currency:Malagasy Ariary (1 MGA = 5 Iraimbilanja) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:1.8 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:5.61 % 1.81 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:38.30 % 36.60 %
Average income:464 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:24 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:12,581 Mio €0.47 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:12,614 Mio €0.47 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:3,882 M €0.14 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:4,323 M €0.16 M € 2,782,006 M €8.48 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:31,640 km1.17 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:836 km0.03 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:600 km0.02 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:280.001 3,6730.011
Airports:830.003 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:1.59 bn kWh58,844.67 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:1.71 bn kWh63,257.09 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:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:3.91 m t144.81 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+261 +1
Internet domain:.mg .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:69,0463 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:10,654,710395 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:38,3921 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:2,642,99298 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:0.20 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.18 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:4.5 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.40 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:2.3 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:84.0 % 77.0 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:28.4 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:18.8 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:25.2 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:78 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:19 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:123.6 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:8.0 7.2


Native languages

Malagasy:95.4 % n/a
English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
French:2.3 % 0.7 %
Comorian:1.7 % n/a
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Swahili:0.4 % n/a
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
other:0.2 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:41.0 % 78.5 %
Native religions:52.0 % n/a
Islam:7.0 % 1.1 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:0.0 % 15.3 %