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Middle East and Central Asia

 

From Lowest Per Capita to Highest

 

 

Country

Population

GDP in billions US $

Per Capita in US $

ODA 2003 in millions

ODA est 2006 in millions

Con.

1

Afghanistan

31,056,997
21.5

$800

1,553

2,500

2004

2

Yemen

21,456,188

20.38

$900

243.1

1,000

1994

3

Tajikstan

7,320,815

9.405

$1,300

144.1

750

1994

4

Palestine

3,889,249

5.327

$1,500

971.6

750

2001

5

Iraq

26,783,383
94.1

$1,900

2,265

1,650

2005

6

Kyrgystan

5,213,898
10.49

$2,000

197.7

750

2006

7

Uzbekistan

27,307,134
54.81

$2,000

194.4

500

1992

8

Pakistan

165,803,560
427.3

$2,600

1,068

1,500

2003

9

Maldives

359,008
1.25

$3,900

18

20

1998

10

Syria

18,881,361
75.1

$4,000

160.3

250

1973

11

Egypt

78,887,007
328.1

$4,200

1,120

1,000

1980

12

Morocco

33,241,259
147

$4,400

522.8

500

1996

13

Jordan

5,906,760
28.89

$4,900

1,234

1,300

1952

14

Lebanon

3,874,050
21.45

$5,500

228.3

250

1947

15

Kurdistan

36,200,000

225

$6,250

 

87

Iraqi

16

Azerbaijan

7,961,619
58.1

$7,300

296.7

300

1995

17

Algeria

32,930,091
253.4

$7,700

232.2

250

1996

18

Tunisia

10,175,014
87.88

$8,600

305.5

305

1988

19

Turkmenistan

5,042,920
45.11

$8,900

27.2

30

1992

20

Turkey

70,413,958
627.2

$8,900

165.8

165

1982

21

Iran

68,688,433
610.4

$8,900

133

133

1989

22

Kazakhstan

15,233,244
138.7

$9,100

268.4

268

1998

23

Libya

5,900,754
74.97

$12,700

10

10

1969

24

Saudi Arabia

27,019,731
374

$13,800

21.9

22

1992

25

Oman

3,102,229
43.88

$14,100

44.5

10

1996

26

Kuwait

2,418,393
52.17

$21,600

4.4

-175

1962

27

Bahrain

698,585
17.7

$25,300

37.5

-35

2002

28

Israel

6,352,117
166.3

$26,200

662

-500

1948

29

Qatar

885,359
26.05

$29,400

2

-40

2003

30

United Arab Emirates

2,602,713
129.4

$49,700

-5.2

-250

1971

 

Meca totals

725,605,829
4,175

$5,750

12,133

-5.2

14,300

-1,000

1974

 

Vital Statistics

 

From Shortest to Longest Life Expectancy

 

Country

Population

Growth

Births per ,000

Deaths per ,000

Migr

ation per ,000

Infant Mort

ality per ,000

Life

Expec

tancy

AIDS

rate

Literacy

Detain

ees Per 00,000

Afghanistan

31,056,997

2.67%

46.6

20.34

21.43

160.2

43.34

 

36%

32

Turkmenistan

5,042,920

1.83%

27.61

8.6

-0.75

72.56

61.85

<0.1%

98.8%

489

Yemen

21,456,188

3.46%

42.89

8.3

0

59.88

62.12

0.1%

50.2%

83

Maldives

359,008

2.78%

34.81

7.06

0

54.89

64.06

0.1%

97.2%

343

Azerbaijan

7,961,619

0.66%

20.74

9.75

-4.38

79

64.41

<0.1%

98.8%

202

Tajikstan

7,320,815

2.19%

32.65

8.25

-2.48

106.5

64.56

<0.1%

99.4%

164

Uzbekistan

27,307,134

1.7%

26.36

7.84

-1.5

69.99

64.58

<0.1%

99.3%

184

Kazakhstan

15,233,244

0.33%

16

9.42

-3.33

28.3

66.89

0.2%

98.4%

340

Kyrgystan

5,213,898

1.32%

22.8

7.08

-2.5

34.49

68.49

<0.1%

98.7%

292

Iraq

26,783,383

2.66%

31.98

5.37

0

48.63

69.01

<0.1%

40.4%

35

Kurdistan

36,200,000

1.4%

20.10

5.75

0

42.00

70.10

0.1%

75%

 

Iran

68,688,433

1.1%

17

5.55

-0.48

40.3

70.26

0.1%

79.4%

214

Syria

18,881,361

2.3%

27.76

4.81

0

28.61

70.32

<0.1%

76.9%

58

Pakistan

165,803,560

2.09%

29.74

8.23

-0.59

72.44

70.45

0.1%

48.7%

57

Morocco

33,241,259

1.55%

21.98

5.58

-0.87

40.42

70.94

0.1%

51.7%

161

Egypt

78,887,007

1.75%

22.94

5.23

-0.21

31.33

71.29

<0.1%

57.7%

87

Turkey

70,413,958

1.06%

16.62

5.97

0

39.69

72.36

<0.1%

86.5%

91

Palestine

3,889,249

3.385%

35.56

3.86

2.14

20.78

72.62

0.1%

91.9%

 

Lebanon

3,874,050

1.23%

18.52

6.21

0

23.72

72.88

0.1%

87.4%

168

Algeria

32,930,091

1.22%

17.14

4.61

-0.35

29.87

73.26

0.1%

70%

127

Oman

3,102,229

3.28%

36.24

3.81

0.35

18.89

73.37

0.1%

75.8%

81

Qatar

885,359

2.5%

15.56

4.72

14.12

18.04

73.9

 

89%

55

Bahrain

698,585

1.45%

17.8

4.14

0.82

16.8

74.45

0.2%

89.1%

95

Tunisia

10,175,014

0.99%

15.52

5.13

-0.5

24.77

75.12

<0.1%

74.3%

263

United Arab Emirates

2,602,713

1.52%

18.96

4.4

0.66

14.09

75.24

0.18%

77.9%

288

Saudi Arabia

27,019,731

2.18%

29.34

2.58

-4.94

12.81

75.67

0.01%

78.8%

132

Libya

5,900,754

2.3%

26.49

3.48

0

23.71

76.69

0.3%

82.6%

207

Kuwait

2,418,393

3.52%

21.94

2.41

15.66

9.71

77.2

0.12%

83.5%

130

Jordan

5,906,760

2.49%

21.25

2.65

6.26

16.76

78.4

<0.1%

91.3%

104

Israel

6,352,117

1.18%

17.97

6.18

0

6.89

79.46

0.1%

95.4%

209

Meca totals

725,605,829

1.94%

25.03

6.24

4.28

41.54

70.7

0.1%

79.3%

167

 

Economics

 

Country

Population

GDP in billions

Per capita

Economic

Growth

Labor in millions

Unem ploy

ment

Below Poverty Line

Inflation

Budget Revenue billions US $

Budget Expense billions US $

Exports billions US $

Imports billions

US $

External Debt billion US $

ODA 2003 million US$

ODA Est.

2006 in mill US $

Afghanistan

31,056,997
21.5

$800

8.4%

15.000

40%

53%

16.3%

0.269

0.561

0.471

3.87

8.5

1,553[1]

1,500

Yemen

21,456,188

20.38

$900

3.2%

5.759

35%

45.2%

14.8%

7.314

6.984

8.214

5.042

5.469

243.1[2]

1,000

Tajikstan

7,320,815

9.405

$1,300

7%

3.700

15%

64%

7.5%

0.5275

0.622

1.116

1.513

0.829

144.1[3]

750

Palestine

3,889,249[4]

5.327[5]

$1,500

4.9%

0.827

20.3%

45.7%

 2.9%

1.23

1.64

0.313

2.37

0.9892

490.2[6]

750

Iraq

26,783,383

94.1

$1,900

3.1%

7.400

25%

 

50%

30.8

34.6

32.19

20.76

81.48

2,265.3[7]

2,500

Kyrgystan

5,213,898

10.49

$2,000

2%

2.700

18%

40%

6.4%

0.4983

0.5448

0.7018

1.177

2.483

197.7[8]

500

Uzbekistan

27,307,134

54.81

$2,000

6.8%

14.44

0.8%[9]

28%

7.6%

3.145

3.108

5.51

3.99

4.713

194.4[10]

500

Pakistan

165,803,560

427.3

$2,600

6.5%

48.29

6.5%

24%

7.9%

20.55

25.65

19.24

26.79

42.38

1,068.4[11]

1,200

Maldives

359,008

1.25

$3,900

-3.6%[12]

0.088

 

21%

6%

0.508

0.671[13]

0.123

0.567

0.304

18

20[14]

Syria

18,881,361

75.1

$4,000

2.9%

5.505

8%

11%

7%

8.471

9.42

6.923

6.634

8.355

160.3[15]

250

Egypt

78,887,007

328.1[16]

$4,200

5.7%

21.8

10.3%

20%

6.5%

21.32

31.85

24.22

35.86

29.59

893.8[17]

900

Morocco

33,241,259

147

$4,400

1.8%

11.25

7.7%

19%

2.8%

15.85

20.39

11.72

21.22

17.9

522.8[18]

500

Jordan

5,906,760

28.89

$4,900

4.6

1.5

15%[19]

30%

4.6%

4.191

5.305

4.798

10.42

9.071

1,234.3[20]

1,300

Lebanon

3,874,050

21.45[21]

$5,500

-5%[22]

1.5[23]

20%

28%

4.8%

4.444

7.429

1.881

9.34

 31.1

228.3[24]

250

Kurdistan

36,200,000[25]

225

$6,250

3.5%

15.000

13%

18%

13%

250

250

 

 

 

 

100

Azerbaijan

7,961,619

58.1

$7,300

32.5%[26]

5.191

1.2%

49%

8%

6.008

5.804

12.51

5.176

2.483

296.7[27]

300

Algeria

32,930,091

253.4

$7,700

5.6%

9.31

15.7%

25%

3%

59.26

49.14

55.6

27.6

5[28]

232.2[29]

250

Tunisia

10,175,014

87.88

$8,600

4%

3.502

13.9%

7.4%

4.6%

7.728

8.734

11.61

13.89

18.37

305.5[30]

305

Turkmenistan

5,042,920

45.11

$8,900

13%[31]

2.320

60%

58%

11%

1.803

2.063

5.421

3.936

2.5[32]

27.2[33]

30

Turkey

70,413,958

627.2

$8,900

5.2%

24.800

10.2%

20%

9.8%

112.3

121.6

85.21

120.9

193.6

165.8[34]

165

Iran

68,688,433

610.4

$8,900

5%

24.36

11.2%

40%

15.8%

104.6[35]

100.6

63.18

45.48

14.8

133.4[36]

133

Kazakhstan

15,233,244

138.7

$9,100

8.5%

7.834

7.4%

19%

8.6%

18.48

18.09

35.55

22

53.89

268.4[37]

268

Libya

5,900,754

74.97

$12,700

8.1%

1.787

30%

7.4%

-1%

33.34

19.3

37.02

14.47

4.492

10[38]

10

Saudi Arabia

27,019,731

374

$13,800

5.9%

7.125

13%

 

1.9%

189.2

107.6

204.5

64.16

47.39

20[39]

22

Oman

3,102,229

43.88

$14,100

6.5 %

0.920

15%

 

2%

14.33

12.81

24.73

10.29

4.259

44.5[40]

10

Kuwait

2,418,393

52.17

$21,600

8%

1.136

2.2%

 

3%

59.58

33.62

56.06

19.12

19.7

4.4

-120

Bahrain

698,585

17.7

$25,300

7.6%

0.352

15%

 

3.5%

5.582

4.197

12.62

9.036

7.267

37.5[41]

-32

Israel

6,352,117

166.3

$26,200

4.8%

2.6

8.5%

22.6%

1.9%

47.57

49.57

42.86

47.8

81.98

440[42]

-322

Qatar

885,359

26.05

$29,400

7.1%

0.508

3.2%

 

7.2%

22.51

16.89

33.25

12.36

25.7

2.0

-48

United Arab Emirates

2,602,713

129.4

$49,700

10.2%

2.968

2.4%

 

10%

57.85

36.89

137.1

88.89

39.1

5.2[43]

-159

Meca totals

725,605,829

4,175

$5,750

7.5%

111.21

20%

30%

8%

553.04

911.973

934.6

654.7

494.7

12,133

-5.2

14,300

-1,000

 

CIA World Fact Book 8 February 2007

World Prison Brief 19 April 2006

Human Development Data 2006

 

 

 



[1] $8.9 billion for 2004-2009 Afghanistan plus $10.2 billion in January 2006

[2] $2.3 billion for disbursement 2003-2007 Yemen

[3] $60.7 million from the US 2001.

[4] Palestine West Bank Population 2,460,492, Gaza Strip 1,428,757 July 2006

[5] The Palestinian Human Development Report of 2004 reports a GNP of $4,581 million for 2003

[6] HDR report Palestine received ODA of $971.6 million in 2003 that is probably what they received in 2004. However the Palestinian report suggests only $490.2 million were disbursed and only $582.1 million promised.

[7] Iraq receive more than $33 billion for 2004-2007 in the Madrid Conference

[8] $50 million from the US to Kyrgyzstan in 2001

[9] 20% Underemployment in Uzbekistan

[10] Uzbekistan received $87.4 million from the US in 2003.

[11] Pakistan received $2.4 billion 2001&2002

[12] The Tsunami of December 2004 led to a contraction of the economy of Maldive in 2005

[13] Maldive Budget includes foreign reconstruction grants

[14] Maldive received $27.9 million in aid in 2004

[15] Syria received $180 million in 2002

[16] The Egyptian GDP (purchasing power parity) shows a decline from $337.9 billion and per capita of $4,400 in 2005 although they claim an economic growth rate 5.7%. Official exchange rate GDP is $84.51 billion and increase from $81.47 billion in 2005. The account deficit is nearly 10% of the GDP. This deficit is attributed to the need to subsidize programs for the increasing poor population.

[17] Egypt received $1.12 billion in 2002

[18] Morocco received $218 million ODA in 2002 and $706 million in 2004

[19] Official unemployment rate in Jordan is 15%, the unofficial unemployment is estimated as high as 30%

[20] Jordan received $500 million in 2004

[21] Official exchange rate GDP of Lebanon went down from $20.7 billion to $19.62

[22] The war with Israel led to a serious contraction in the Lebanese economy as work became devoted to reconstruction.

[23] There may be as many as 1 million foreign workers in Lebanon resulting in a reduction in the labor estimate from 2.6 million of 2005.

[24] $2.2 billion received (2003), out of the $4.2 billion in soft loans pledged at the November 2002 Paris II Aid Conference.

[25] The population of Kurdistan in 2000 was comprised of 18.4 million in Turkey, 9million in Iran, 6.4 million in Iraq, 1.6 million in Syria 36.2 million. Kurdistan is not included in the total to preclude counting twice.

[26] Azerbaijan growth rate grew from 18.3% in 2005 to 32.5% for 2006 and is reliant upon the 50% industrial growth rate that is mostly oil development investment and is not very credible and certainly is doing little to help the population 49% of which live below the poverty line.

[27] Azerbaijan received $140 million assistance in 2000

[28] Budget and trade surpluses permitted the foreign debt of Algeria to go down from $21.54 to $5 billion

[29] Algeria is reported by the CIA to have received $122.8 million in foreign assistance in 2002 and $313 million in 2003

[30] Tunisia received $114.6 million in 2002 and $328 million in 2004

[31] IMF estimate for economic growth in Turkmenistan: 13% note: official government statistics show 21.4% growth, but these estimates are widely regarded as unreliable (2006 est.). The GDP in 2005 was estimated at $29.38 billion and per capita $5,900. Turkmenistan's economic statistics are state secrets, and GDP and other figures are subject to wide margins of error. In particular, the rate of GDP growth is uncertain.

[32] Foreign Debt of Turkmenistan was estimated at $2.4 5 billion in 2001

[33] Turkmenistan received $16 million from the US in 2001.

[34] Turkey received 635.8 million in 2002

[35] Iran has greatly increased revenues from $48.82 billion and expenditures from $60.4 billion in 2005

[36] Iran received $408 million in 2002

[37] Kazakhstan received $74.2 million in US assistance programs, 1992-2000 (FY2004)

[38] Libya received $4.4 million in 2002 and $18 million in 2004

[39] Pledged $100 million in 1993 to fund reconstruction of Lebanon; since 2000, Saudi Arabia has committed $307 million for assistance to the Palestinians; pledged $230 million to development in Afghanistan; pledged $1 billion in export guarantees and soft loans to Iraq; pledged $133 million in direct grant aid, $187 million in concessional loans, and $153 million in export credits for Pakistan earthquake relief.

[40] Oman received $76.4 million in 1995

[41] Bahrain received $150 million; note - $50 million annually since 1992 from each of Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Kuwait (2002)

[42] Israel received $662 million from the US in 2003 and $240 million from US (FY06)

[43] Since its founding in 1971, the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development has given about $5.2 billion in aid to 56 countries (2004) in the United Arab Emirates