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International migrants (2015): 245,400
New asylum applications (2016): 327

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7,067

Criminal prison population

2014

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
7,0672014
6,9082010
6,0832008
5,8342006
4,3362002
4,9612000
3,7781997


67

Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)

2014

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
672014
782010
742008
742006
622002
762000
621997



10,880,000

Population

2015

  • Population
NumberObservation Date
10,880,0002015


245,400

International migrants

2015

  • International migrants
NumberObservation Date
245,4002015


2.3

International migrants as a percentage of the population

2015

  • International migrants as a percentage of the population
PercentageObservation Date
2.32015


799

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
7992016
5302015
4152014


0.04

Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants

2014

  • Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants
NumberObservation Date
0.042014


327

Total number of new asylum applications

2016

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
3272016
2302014


86.1

Refugee recognition rate

2014

  • Refugee recognition rate
NumberObservation Date
86.12014


0

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
02016
02015

International Law Expand all

International treaties Show sources
NameRatification Year
ICPED, International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance2017
ICERD, International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination2001
ICESCR, International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights1992
ICCPR, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights1992
CEDAW, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women1992
CAT, Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment1992
CRC, Convention on the Rights of the Child1990
CRPD, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2012
VCCR, Vienna Convention on Consular Relations1979
CRSR, Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees1962
CRSSP, Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons2011
CTOCTP, Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children2004
CTOCSP, Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime2004
Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  13/19
Individual complaints procedure Show sources
NameAcceptance Year
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 19661992
CRPD, Optional Protocol to o the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities2012
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
2/72017

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHPR, African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights1986
ACRWC, African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child1997
APRW, Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol)2005

Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
No20082017
No20122017

Socio Economic Data Expand all

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD) Show sources
Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)Observation Date
9032014
Remittances to the country Show sources
Remittances to the country (in millions USD)Observation Date
2162014
Unemployment Rate Show sources
Unemployment RateObservation Date
2014
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in millions USD) Show sources
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in USD)Observation Date
600.52014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP) Show sources
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)UNDP four-tiered rankingObservation Date
166Low2015

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