Saturday, January 24, 2009

The Congo (continued)

Population of the republic of the Congo

The congo is one of the most urbanised countries in Africa with 85 % of its total population living in a few urban areas, namely Brazzaville, Pointe-Noire, or one of the small cities or villages . in rural areas, inustrial and commercial activities gradually declined leaving rural economies dependent on the government for support. Before the 1997 war, about 15,000 Europeans or other non- Afrcans lived in Congo, most of whom were French.Presently only about 9,500 remained.
Per capita Income :
National Average per capita income using ppp method :
Rank/ Country/ per capita income in US $
(est 2003)
National Av. per capita income in Atlas method
(est 2003)

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