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International migrants (2015): 14,900

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1,569

Criminal prison population

2016

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
1,5692016
1,3482012
1,3002009
7551999
6241997


306

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

2016

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
3062016
2672012
2642009
1741999
1501997



521,000

Population

2015

  • Population
NumberObservation Date
521,0002015


14,900

International migrants

2015

  • International migrants
NumberObservation Date
14,9002015


2.9

International migrants as a percentage of the population

2015

  • International migrants as a percentage of the population
PercentageObservation Date
2.92015


0

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
02016


115

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
1152016
1152015

International Law Expand all

International treaties Show sources
NameRatification Year
OP ICESCR, Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights2014
ICERD, International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination1979
ICESCR, International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights1993
ICCPR, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights1993
CEDAW, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women1980
CAT, Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment1992
CRC, Convention on the Rights of the Child1992
ICRMW, International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families1997
CRPD, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2011
VCCR, Vienna Convention on Consular Relations1979
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
OPCAT, Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment2016
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, 19662000
CEDAW, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 19992011
ICESCR, Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 20082013
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
3/82017
Relevant recommendations issued by treaty bodies Show sources
NameRecommendation ExcerptRecommendation Year
Committee against Torture35. The State party should: (a) Revise and develop mandatory and continuous training programmes, with the support of the National Commission for Human Rights and Citizenship, to ensure that all public officials, in particular law enforcement and military personnel, prison staff and medical and other personnel involved with detainees and asylum seekers, are well acquainted with the provisions of the Convention and the Optional Protocol thereto; [...]2017
Committee on Migrant Workers"31.the committee recommends that the state party ensure that migrant workers and members of their families have access to legal aid and consular services and that the minimum guarantees enshrined in the convention are assured with regard to criminal or administrative procedures, in full compliance with articles 16 and 17 of the convention. the committee also recommends that the state party promote alternatives to detention for migrant workers and members of their families. the committee further recommends that the state party provide detailed information on the number of migrants arrested, detained and expelled for immigration-related infractions, as well as the reasons for the detention and expulsion of these migrant workers."2015

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHPR, African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights1987
ACRWC, African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child1993
APRW, Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol)2005

Bilateral/multilateral agreements linked to readmission Show sources
NameYear in ForceObservation Date
EU20142017

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
3,6412014
Remittances to the country Show sources
Remittances to the country (in millions USD)Observation Date
1882014
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
2302014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP) Show sources
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)UNDP four-tiered rankingObservation Date
122Medium2015

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