TABLE 3-2 Biosecurity-related Development Characteristics of Selected Countries Outside the FSU

 

Democratic Republic of Congo

Malaysia

Mexico

Morocco

Pakistan

South Africa

Population in millions, 2007a

62.399

26.550

105.281

30.861

162.389

47.588

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

140

6,540

8,340

2,250

870

5,760

Annual gross domestic product growth (percent), 2007a

6

6

3

2

6

5

Life expectancy at birth, 2006b

47

72

74

72

63

51

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

n/a

91.90

92.43

55.58

54.89

88.00

Total expenditure on health as percentage of GDP, 2005c

4.20

4.20

6.40

5.30

2.10

8.70

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

46

99

95

83

90

93

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

31

94

81

72

58

59

Physicians per 10,000 population, 2000-2006b

1

7

20

5

8

8

Persons employed in research and development, 2006c

n/a

12,669

33,484

n/a

12,689

17,915

Gross tertiary enrollment rate, 2006c,d

n/a

28.58

26.08

11.83

4.52

15.41

Computers per 1,000 people, 2005c

n/a

220

140

20

10

80

Internet users per 1,000 people, 2007a

n/a

560

220

240

110

80

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

n/a

117.10

31.90

37.80

15.50

29.10

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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