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close this bookThe Courier N░ 127 May - June 1991- Dossier 'New' ACP Export Products - Country Reports Cape Verde - Namibia (EC Courier, 1991, 104 p.)
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Profile


Cape Verde

Area:

4 033 km²

Population:

341 300 inhabitants



Main islands:




· Santiago:

171000

· Sao Vicente:

51000

· Santo Antao:

46000

· Fogo:

33000

· Other islands:

40300



Births:

39‰

Deaths:

9‰

Life expectancy:

65 years

Primary


school attendance:

100%

Per capita GDP (1988): $758




Structure of employment


Agriculture:

52%

Industry:

23%

Services:

25%

Official debt (1987): $131 million (70% of GNP)