Basic Economic Indicators:  
Fiscal Years
2006-2007
Fiscal Years
2007-2008(Est)

(1.) Annual growth rate:
- Total GDP
- Agriculture
- Industry
- Service
- GDP per Capita


8%
2.8%
15.7%
7.4%
678

8%
3.0%
15.8%
7.0%
728
(2.) Trade Balance(million dollars)
61.0
- 163.0
- Exports :
977.0
634.0
- Imports :
916.0
796.9
- Main Export Products :
- Electricity
- Gold
- Other mining products
- Garments
   
- Coffee
    - Timber & Forest products
    - Agricultureal products
    - Handicrafts
Population indicators
 
Survey Fiscal Years
2006-2007
Survey Fiscal Years
2007-2008
- Total population :  
5.8 milion
  5.9 million
- Density (person per sq.km):  
24.5
  25
- Annual growth rate :  
2.4%
  2.0%
- Fertility rate (birth per woman):  
4.3
  4.1
- Life expectancy at birth:
i- Female:
ii- Male :
 

64.5
60.0
 
65.0
61.0
- Access to safe water ( % of total population) :  

70.8
 
72.0
- Adult literacy rate :
( Age 15 and above)
 
87.6
  76.0
- Per capita  GDP (US dollars) :  
678
  728
   
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