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International migrants (2015): 93,900
New asylum applications (2016): 548

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3,742

Criminal prison population

2016

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
3,7422016
4,3142011
4,2512010
4,0642007
4,4422004
4,7272001
4,3811998
3,5551995
2,7111992


5.5

Percentage of foreign prisoners

2001

  • Percentage of foreign prisoners
PercentageObservation Date
5.52001


149

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

2016

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
1492016
1842011
1852010
1882007
2182004
2442001
2391998
2121995
1761992



2,459,000

Population

2015

  • Population
NumberObservation Date
2,459,0002015


93,900

International migrants

2015

  • International migrants
NumberObservation Date
93,9002015


3.8

International migrants as a percentage of the population

2015

  • International migrants as a percentage of the population
PercentageObservation Date
3.82015


1,747

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
1,7472016
1,7372015
1,7672014


0.74

Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants

2014

  • Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants
NumberObservation Date
0.742014


548

Total number of new asylum applications

2016

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
5482016
2052014


100

Refugee recognition rate

2014

  • Refugee recognition rate
NumberObservation Date
1002014


0

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
02016
02015

International Law Expand all

Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  11/19
Individual complaints procedure Show sources
NameAcceptance Year
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 19661994
CEDAW, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 19992000
CRPD, Optional Protocol to o the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities2007
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
3/72017

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHPR, African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights1992
ACRWC, African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child2004
APRW, Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol)2004

Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
No20112017
No20162017

Socio Economic Data Expand all

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD) Show sources
Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)Observation Date
5,4082014
Remittances to the country Show sources
Remittances to the country (in millions USD)Observation Date
112014
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
226.62014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP) Show sources
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)UNDP four-tiered rankingObservation Date
126Medium2015

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