Facts and Figures
President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi (since 21 February 2012)
Landtotal: 527,968 sq km
Boundariestotal: 1,746 km
Border countriesOman 288 km, Saudi Arabia 1,458 km
Population26,737,317 (2015 est.) (country comparison to the world: 48)
Age structure0-14 years: 41% 15-64 years: 56.2% 65+ 2.7% (2015 est.)
Population growth rate2.47% (2015 est.)
UrbanisationUrban population: 34.6% of total population (2015) rate of urbanisation: 4% annual rate of change (2010-2015 est.)
Major citiesSanaa (capital) 2.962 million, Aden 882,000 (2015 est.)
Ethnic groupsPredominantly Arab; but also Afro-Arab, South Asians, Europeans
ReligionsMuslim, including Sunni (Shafi'i) and Shia (Zaydi); small numbers of Jews, Christians and Hindus
Literacy(Age 15+ Can Read and Write) total population: 70.1% male: 85.1% female: 55% (2015 est.)
GDP$75.52 billion (2015 est.) $105 billion (2014 est.)
GDP Real growth rate-28.1% (2015 est.) -0.2% (2014 est.)
GDP per capita (PPP)$2,800 (2015 est.) $3,800 (2014 est.)
Unemployment ratetotal 27% (2014 est.), youth (15-24) 33.7% (2010 est.)
Population below poverty line54% (2014 est.)
Public debt93.5% of GDP (2015 est.) 57.2% of GDP (2014 est.)
Inflation rate30% (2015 est.)
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