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Which country has the highest suicide rate in Africa?
When calculating the suicide rate, two estimated mortality rates from suicide are given: age-standardised and crude. The crude suicide rate is the number of suicide deaths in a year, divided by the population and multiplied by 100,000. The age-standardised rate adjusts for differences in the age dis...
How do African population growth rates compare to the rest of the world?
Between 2022 and 2050,sub-Saharan Africa’s population is expected to almost double, surpassing 2 billion inhabitants by the late 2040s. With average fertility levels remaining close to 3 births per woman in 2050, the region is projected to account for more than half of the growth of the world’s ...
What contribution does the oil sector make to Nigeria’s GDP?
The oil sector contributed 6.33% to Nigeria's GDP in the second quarter of 2022, down from the figures recorded in the corresponding period of 2021 and the preceding quarter, where it contributed 7.42% and 6.63% respectively. ...
What is South Africa’s GDP per capita?
After two consecutive quarters of positive growth, real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 0.7% in the second quarter of 2022. The country's GDP per capita (nominal gross domestic product divided by the mid-year population) was US$6,994 in 2021. ...