Central African Republic Fact Sheet

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Central African Republic Fact Sheet
August 2007
Area and Population Area Area comparative Population
1

Regions Affected by Violence 622,984 sq km 1.1 x France 0.9 x Texas 4,216,666
2 4 3 6 N

Chad
5

Sudan

7

Economy and Development GDP per capita 2006
2 2 3 3

1

USD 352 3.2 % 0.353 172 of 177 - 8.8 %
3

Bangui

GDP Growth Rate in 2006

DRC
500 km

Human Development Index

Human Development Index Rank HDI Change 1990 – 2004
3

Internal Displacement and Refugees People affected by violence Refugees in Chad, Cameroon, Sudan
7

6

People living on below US$ 1 / day

67%

1,000,000 79,000 212,000 291,000

Public Health General Life expectancy
4 5 5

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) 40.0 (m), 45.7 (f) 106 176 1,355
5

Central Africans in forced displacement

Infant mortality (per 1,000)

Children < 5 mortality (per 1,000) Maternal mortality (per 100,000)
4

IDPs by Region (population | IDPs | share of pop.) Nana-Mambéré Ouham-Pendé Ouham Nana-Gribizi
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

6

251,993 464,272 398,179 127,057 46,620 56,354 97,400 -

20,000 37,000 30,000 35,000 15,000 30,000 20,000 25,000

7.9 % 8.0 % 7.5 % 27.5 % 32.2 % 53.3 % 20.5 % -

Pop. without access to safe water Children fully immunized
5

1,400,000 32.0 %

Health Focus HIV / AIDS among 15-49 year olds HIV overall prevalence HIV prevalence by sex

5

Bamingi-Bangoran Vakaga Haute-Kotto Pastoralists

6.2 % 4.3 % (m), 7.8 % (f)

Education Primary school enrolment (net) Adult literacy rate
4 5

51.4 % 54 % (m), 32 % (f)

Consolidated Appeal 2007 (USD, share in %) Amount appealed for A. committed or contributed $ 86.32 mn $ 41.12 mn

8

100 % 48 %

Food Security

5

Global acute malnutrition < 5 years Global chronic malnutrition < 5 years

10 % 38 %

For more information contact: Mr. Kersten Jauer | Information Manager | UN Mobile + 236 57 50 34 | Email kersten.jauer@undp.org

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UNFPA (2007), Population projection CAR for 2007 IMF (2007), World Economic Outlook 2006 UNDP (2007), Human Development Report 2006, http://hdr.undp.org CAR (2003), General Census on Population and Housing 2003 MICS III (2006) ATTENTION: HIV data from national population survey. Cannot be compared to sentinel populations-based data (see Fact Sheet Feb 07) OCHA CAR (March 2007), Population projection for 2007 (UNFPA) UNHCR (2007) OCHA Financial Tracking System (10 August 2007), http://www.reliefweb.int/fts

Humanitarian and Development Partnership Team Central African Republic | info@hdptcar.net | www.hdptcar.net

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