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Eritrea

 

ERITREA  

 

 

 

 

 

AREA

 

117,600 sq.km. (119th)

POPULATION

 

6,380,803 (July 2014) (107th)

 

 

 

PLATFORM DATA

National

Demography

 

0 – 24yrs:             61 %

25 – 64yrs:           35.3 %

65yrs and over:   3.7 %

 

Life

Expectancy

 

63.51 yrs

 

Youth Development Index 162/170 (Low)
National

G.D.P

 

$4.717 billion (2013) (172nd)

 

Per Capital

Income

 

$1,200 (212nd)

 

Currency  

nakfa (ERN)

 

Economic

Drivers

 

Livestock, Clothing and Textiles, Food Production

 

Official

Languages

 

Tigrinya, Arabic

 

 

Other Local

Languages

 

English (official), Tigre, Kunama, Afar, other Cushitic languages

 

Climatic

Zone

 

hot, dry desert strip along Red Sea coast; cooler and wetter in the central highlands (up to 61 cm of rainfall annually, heaviest June to September); semiarid in western hills and lowlands

 

 

Religious

Expression

 

 

 

Muslim (50%), Coptic Christian (40%), Roman Catholic(5%), Protestant (2%)

Christian Umbrella

Organization(s)

 

N/A

 

Airports

 

 

Agordat Airport

Asmara International Airport

Assab International Airport

Massawa International Airport

Teseney Airport

 

 

 

Airstrips

 

Anseba Airstrips
Central Airstrips

Gash-Barka Airstrips
Northern Red Sea Airstrips

Southern Airstrips
Southern Red Sea Airstrips

 

Road Network 4,010 km
Rail Network No Data
Corruption

Rating

160/177
Security

Rating

18% (Elevated Risk)

 

 

 

 

 


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