Poverty: deficiency of necessary items; state of socially acceptable


Total Population(2007):38,534,087.1
Birth Rate, crude(per 1,000 people)(2007):39.2
Death Rate, crude(per 1,000 people)(2007):11.8
Mortality rate, infant(per 1,000 live births)(2007):79.8
Mortality rate, under-5(per 1,000)(2007):121.2 
School enrollment, primary (% gross)(2007): 112.6
Literacy rate, adult total (% of people age 15 and above)(2000): 73.6

 “Lack of access to energy is a cause of poverty, not just a result of poverty." -Willem Nolens