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International migrants (2015): 382,000
New asylum applications (2016): 3,798

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27,997

Criminal prison population

2016

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
27,9972016
24,0002011
23,3682009
22,0622006
20,0002002
15,9031997
18,2301993


3.1

Percentage of foreign prisoners

2014

  • Percentage of foreign prisoners
PercentageObservation Date
3.12014


115

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

2016

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
1152016
1122011
1152009
1172006
1192002
1081997
1361993



23,344,000

Population

2015

  • Population
NumberObservation Date
23,344,0002015


382,000

International migrants

2015

  • International migrants
NumberObservation Date
382,0002015


1.6

International migrants as a percentage of the population

2015

  • International migrants as a percentage of the population
PercentageObservation Date
1.62015


375,393

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
375,3932016
342,9732015
264,1262014


11.6

Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants

2014

  • Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants
NumberObservation Date
11.62014


3,798

Total number of new asylum applications

2016

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
3,7982016
9,1022014


84.3

Refugee recognition rate

2014

  • Refugee recognition rate
NumberObservation Date
84.32014


0

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
02016
02015

International Law Expand all

Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  10/19
Individual complaints procedure Show sources
NameAcceptance Year
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 19661984
CEDAW, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 19992005
CAT, declaration under article 22 of the Convention2000
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
3/62017

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHPR, African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights1989
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)2012

Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
No20092017
No20132017

Socio Economic Data Expand all

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD) Show sources
Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)Observation Date
1,4072014
Remittances to the country Show sources
Remittances to the country (in millions USD)Observation Date
2512014
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
852.32014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP) Show sources
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)UNDP four-tiered rankingObservation Date
153Low2015

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