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Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Population: 62,660,551
Age structure: 0-14 years: 47.4% (male 14,906,488/female 14,798,210)
15-64 years: 50.1% (male 15,597,353/female 15,793,350)
65 years and over: 2.5% (male 632,143/female 933,007) (2006 est.)
Median age: total: 16.2 years
male: 16 years
female: 16.4 years (2006 est.)
Population growth rate: 3.07% (2006 est.)
Birth rate: 43.69 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)
Death rate: 13.27 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)
Net migration rate: 0.23 migrant(s)/1,000 population
note: fighting between the Congolese Government and Uganda- and Rwanda-backed Congolese rebels spawned a regional war in DRC in August 1998, which left 2.33 million Congolese internally displaced and caused 412,000 Congolese refugees to flee to surrounding countries (2006 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.68 male(s)/female total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2006 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 88.62 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 96.9 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 80.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 51.46 years
male: 50.01 years
female: 52.94 years (2006 est.)
Total fertility rate: 6.45 children born/woman (2006 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 4.2% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 1.1 million (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 100,000 (2003 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP): $700 (2005 est.)
GDP - composition by sector: agriculture: 55%
industry: 11%
services: 34% (2000 est.)
Labor force: NA
Labor force - by occupation: agriculture: NA%
industry: NA%
services: NA%
Unemployment rate: NA%
Population below poverty line: NA%
Household income or consumption by percentage share: lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%
Inflation rate (consumer prices): 9% (2004 est.)
Budget: revenues: $700 million
expenditures: $750 million; including capital expenditures of $24 million (2004 est.)
Agriculture - products: coffee, sugar, palm oil, rubber, tea, quinine, cassava (tapioca), palm oil, bananas, root crops, corn, fruits; wood products
Industries: mining (diamonds, copper, zinc), mineral processing, consumer products (including textiles, footwear, cigarettes, processed foods and beverages), cement, commercial ship repair

Source: CIA Fact Book
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