TABLE 3-1 Biosecurity-related Development Characteristics of Selected FSU Countries

 

Armenia

Azerbaijan

Georgia

Kazakhstan

Ukraine

Uzbekistan

Population in millions, 2007a

3.001

8.571

4.396

15.481

46.383

26.868

Gross national income per capita (U.S. $), 2007a

2,640

2,550

2,120

5,060

2,550

730

Annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth (percent), 2007a

14

19

12

8

7

10

Life expectancy at birth, 2006b

69

64

70

64

67

68

Adult literacy rate (percent of population age 15+), 2007a

n/a

99.38

99.00

99.62

99.69

99.30

Total expenditure on health as percent of GDP, 2005c

5.40

3.90

8.60

3.90

7.00

5.00

Improved water source (percent of population with access), 2006b

98

78

99

96

97

88

Improved sanitation facilities (percent of urban population with access), 2006b

91

80

93

97

93

96

Physicians per 10,000 population, 2000-2006b

37

36

47

39

31

27

Persons employed in research and development, 2006c

n/a

10,195

11,997

11,910

85,211

n/a

Gross tertiary enrollment rate, 2006c,d

n/a

14.81

38.20

51.18

72.78

9.80

Computers per 1,000 people, 2005c

n/a

20

50

n/a

50

30

Internet users per 1,000 people, 2007a

n/a

120

80

120

220

40

Exports of goods and services as percent of GDP, 2006b

n/a

72.50

45.30

50.60

48.20

38.40

aThe World Bank Group World Development Indicators; www.worldbank.org. Accessed January 12, 2009.

bWorld Health Statistics 2008; www.who.int/whosis/whostat/EN_WHS08_Full.pdf. Accessed January 12, 2009.

cThe World Bank Knowledge for Development (K4D) Custom Scorecard; info.worldbank.org/etools/kam2/KAM_page3.asp?default=1. Accessed January 12, 2009.

dThe ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education indicated.



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