Total population
(growth rates per annum)
1,324,655,000 in 2012 with growth rates of 0.5% p.a during 2008-2012
Population density
(people per sq. km of land area)
142 in 2012
Female population 48.2% in 2012
Population below 15 years of age 18.0% in 2008 ; 18.7% in 2012
Urban population 46.5% in 2012
Population living below $1.25 a day at purchasing power parity (PPP) 13.1% in 2012
Ranking in the Human Development Index (HDI) 101 out of 186 in 2012
Evolution of the Human Development Index (HDI)
Source: United Nations Development Programme Human Development Indicators

Note: The Human Development Index measures the overall development of a nation and ranges from 0 (low level of development) to 1 (highest level of development). The United Nations Development Programme ( provides a detailed explanation. ITC Regional group refers to ITC definition

Health Life expectancy at birth (years) (75); Mortality rate, under-5 (per thousand live births) (14) in 2012
Education Education index - expected and mean years of schooling (rank) ( 106 out of 191) in 2012
Income level NA
Inequality Inequality-adjusted HDI (rank) (67 out of 191)in 2012
Poverty Multidimensional Poverty Index (rank)( 59 out of 191) in 2012
Gender Gender inequality index (rank) (114 out of 191) in 2012
Sustainability NA