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1) Natural Geography

Geography
 

Area > Comparative
slightly smaller than West Virginia
Area > Comparative to US places
slightly smaller than West Virginia
Area > Land 54,385 sq km [124th of 238]
Area > Land (per capita) 9.283 sq km per 1,000 people [136th of 227]
Area > Total 56,785 sq km [130th of 250]
Area > Total (per capita) 9.692 sq km per 1,000 people [137th of 231]
Area > Water 2,400 sq km [77th of 239]
Area > Water (per capita) 409.649 sq km per million people [57th of 225]
Capital city with population Lome - 366,476
Climate
tropical; hot, humid in south; semiarid in north
Coastline 56 km [195th of 271]
Elevation extremes > Highest point Mont Agou 986 m
Elevation extremes > Lowest point Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Forested Land 9.4% [151st of 193]
Geographic coordinates 8 00 N, 1 10 E
Geography > Note
the country's length allows it to stretch through six distinct geographic regions; climate varies from tropical to savanna
Irrigated land 70 sq km [142nd of 196]
Irrigated land (per capita) 11.995 sq km per million people [158th of 167]
Land area > sq. km 54,390 km² [124th of 206]
Land area > sq. km (per capita) 8.851 km² per 1,000 people [127th of 206]
land border lengths > T-V > Number of neighbours 3 [10th of 16]
land border lengths > T-V > Total Borders 1,647 km [12th of 16]
Land boundaries > Border countries
Benin 644 km, Burkina Faso 126 km, Ghana 877 km
Land boundaries > Total 1,647 km [98th of 166]
Land boundaries > Total (per capita) 281.122 km per million people [60th of 164]
Land use > Arable land 44.2% [10th of 258]
Land use > Other 53.69% [227th of 258]
Land use > Permanent crops 2.11% [85th of 258]
Largest city Lome
Largest city population 662,000 [106th of 174]
Largest city population (per capita) 0.123 per capita [100th of 174]
Largest city with population Lome - 366,476
Location
Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Benin and Ghana
Map references
Africa
Maritime claims > Exclusive economic zone 200 nautical mile [56th of 123]
Maritime claims > Territorial sea 30 nautical mile [7th of 191]
Natural hazards
hot, dry harmattan wind can reduce visibility in north during winter; periodic droughts
Natural resources
phosphates, limestone, marble, arable land
northernmost point > Latitude 11°08'N
Population density 93.43 people per sqkm [103rd of 256]
Population density > people per sq. km 112.98 people/m² [78th of 204]
Precipitation 878 mm [39th of 95]
Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land 142.52 people/km² of arable lan [132nd of 188]
Surface area > sq. km 56,790 km² [123rd of 206]
Surface area > sq. km (per capita) 9.242 km² per 1,000 people [124th of 207]
tallest mountains > Mountain Mont Agou
Terrain
gently rolling savanna in north; central hills; southern plateau; low coastal plain with extensive lagoons and marshes

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ALTERNATIVE NAMES Togo, Togolese Republic, Republique Togolaise


Environment

 
Acidification 0% [67th of 141]
Adjusted savings carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 0.57 % of GNI [58th of 179]
Adjusted savings net forest depletion > % of GNI 2.83 % of GNI [6th of 57]
Adjusted savings particulate emission damage > % of GNI 0.27 % of GNI [100th of 165]
Areas under protection 9 [116th of 146]
Areas under protection (per capita) 1.66667 per 1 million people [94th of 146]
Breeding birds threatened 0% [134th of 136]
Carbon efficiency 0.39 CO2 emissions/$ GDP [114th of 141]
CO2 Emissions 1,608.9 [129th of 178]
CO2 Emissions (per capita) 0.297944 per 1,000 people [140th of 176]
CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP 0.27 kg/PPP$ [99th of 170]
CO2 emissions > kt 2,194.14 kt [132nd of 195]
CO2 emissions > kt (per capita) 0.376 kt per 1,000 people [154th of 196]
CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating 2.5 [67th of 75]
Current issues
deforestation attributable to slash-and-burn agriculture and the use of wood for fuel; water pollution presents health hazards and hinders the fishing industry; air pollution increasing in urban areas
Ecological footprint 0.82 [131st of 141]
Endangered species protection 75% [60th of 141]
Fertiliser consumption 78.18 hundred grams/hectare [112nd of 141]
Forest area > % of land area 7.1 % of land area [159th of 195]
Forest area > sq. km 3,860 km² [141st of 195]
Forest area > sq. km (per capita) 628.153 km² per 1,000 people [161st of 195]
Freshwater withdrawal 0.17 [110th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural 45% [105th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic 53% [9th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial 2% [92nd of 124]
Groundwater withdrawals 0 [117th of 188]
International agreements > Party to
Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands, Whaling
International agreements > Signed but not ratified
none of the selected agreements
Known breeding bird species 117 [131st of 146]
Known breeding bird species (per capita) 21.6667 per 1 million people [68th of 146]
Known mammal species 196 [39th of 145]
Known mammal species (per capita) 36.2963 per 1 million people [25th of 145]
Marine fish catch 17,801 tons [82nd of 141]
Marine fish catch (per capita) 3.29648 tons per 1,000 people [69th of 141]
Non-wildness 1.99% [83rd of 141]
NOx emissions per populated area 0.19 thousand metric tons/squ [87th of 141]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day 963.54 kg/day [98th of 115]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day per worker 0.22 kg per day per worker [34th of 115]
PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter 43.37 mcg/m³ [80th of 185]
Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999 362 [141st of 199]
Protected area 7.9 [51st of 147]
SO2 emissions per populated area 70 thousand metric tons/squ [133rd of 141]
SO2 exports 846.8 hundred metric tons [91st of 141]
Threatened species > Mammal 8 [99th of 160]
Total renewable water resources 14.7 cu km [13th of 31]
Urban NO2 concentration 67.58 micrograms/m3 [26th of 141]
Urban SO2 concentration 112.4 micrograms/m3 [18th of 141]
Water > Availability 2.71 thousand cubic metres [72nd of 141]
Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration 7.28 mls/litre [82nd of 141]
Water > Phosphorus concentration 0.33 mls/litre [76th of 141]
Water > Salinisation 136.55 [130th of 141]
Water > Severe water stress 0 [100th of 140]
Water > Suspended solids 5.92 mls/litre [40th of 141]
Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions 2.35 % [89th of 114]
Water pollution, clay and glass industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.15 % [65th of 112]
Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions 44.96 % [69th of 114]
Water pollution, metal industry > % of total BOD emissions 4.4 % [48th of 94]
Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.02 % [99th of 107]
Water pollution, paper and pulp industry > % of total BOD emissions 22.11 % [9th of 111]
Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions 24.11 % [14th of 114]
Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions 1.91 % [49th of 114]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area 194 thousand hectares [50th of 112]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area (per capita) 35.9259 thousand hectares per 1 m [28th of 112]
Wildness 0% [124th of 141]

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ALTERNATIVE NAMES Togo, Togolese Republic, Republique Togolaise


2) Human Geography

Age distribution


 

Togo Population Pyramid for 1990

Age and sex distribution for the year 1990

Togo Population Pyramid for 1995

Age and sex distribution for the year 1995

Togo Population Pyramid for 2000

Age and sex distribution for the year 2000

Togo Population Pyramid for 2003

Age and sex distribution for the year 2003

Togo Population Pyramid for 2005

Age and sex distribution for the year 2005

Togo Population Pyramid for 2010

Age and sex distribution for the year 2010

Togo Population Pyramid for 2020

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020

Togo Population Pyramid for 2050

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050

Source

US Census Bureau July 17, 2003

Labor

 
Compensation of employees > % of expense 30.77 % [20th of 97]
Compensation of employees > current LCU 55080000000
CPIA building human resources rating 3 [60th of 75]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14 26.82 [28th of 89]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19 52.94 [41st of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24 71.43 [97th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29 75.94 [122nd of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34 78.52 [110th of 165]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39 79.48 [107th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44 78.58 [108th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49 78.11 [101st of 163]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54 75.9 [85th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59 72.64 [52nd of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64 65.99 [33rd of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus 49.72 [23rd of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 10-14 26.53 [33rd of 92]
Economic activity > Men aged 15-19 61.28 [30th of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 20-24 89.52 [24th of 166]
Economic activity > Men aged 25-29 95.79 [66th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 30-34 97.29 [79th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 35-39 97.68 [75th of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 40-44 97.31 [63rd of 163]
Economic activity > Men aged 45-49 96.97 [51st of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 50-54 92.94 [84th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 55-59 90.41 [61st of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 60-64 86.99 [31st of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus 70.92 [20th of 162]
Economic activity > Women aged 10-14 27.12 [21st of 89]
Economic activity > Women aged 15-19 44.61 [47th of 164]
Economic activity > Women aged 20-24 53.47 [118th of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 25-29 56.26 [116th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 30-34 60.08 [108th of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 35-39 61.75 [105th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 40-44 60.6 [102nd of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 45-49 60.31 [98th of 161]
Economic activity > Women aged 50-54 60.14 [83rd of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 55-59 56.4 [52nd of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 60-64 47.53 [39th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus 32.42 [30th of 167]
Economically active children, female 71.6 % [2nd of 34]
Economically active children, male 73.4 % [2nd of 34]
Economically active children, study and work 71.59 % [17th of 34]
Economically active children, study and work, female 65.64 % [18th of 34]
Economically active children, study and work, male 77.38 % [13th of 34]
Economically active children, total 72.5 % [2nd of 34]
Economically active children, work only 28.41 % [18th of 34]
Economically active children, work only, female 34.36 % [17th of 33]
Economically active children, work only, male 22.62 % [22nd of 34]
Female economic activity 53.4% [78th of 156]
Female economic activity growth 1% [91st of 156]
Firing cost > weeks of wages 35.8 weeks of wages [86th of 164]
force participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15-64 51.72 % [125th of 184]
force participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15-64 90.38 % [16th of 184]
force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64 70.75 % [80th of 184]
force, female > % of total labor force 36.91 % [140th of 184]
force, total 2,417,155 [104th of 184]
force, total (per capita) 0.393 per capita [147th of 184]
Labor force 1,302,000 [8th of 132]
Labor force (per capita) 259,818.889 per million people [12th of 131]
Labor force > By occupation
agriculture 65%, industry 5%, services 30%
Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture 65% [2nd of 32]
Labor force > By occupation > Industry 5% [6th of 29]
Labor force > By occupation > Services 30% [5th of 29]
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Date March 16, 1984
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Minimum age 14 [133rd of 146]
Parental leave > Paid maternity leave 14 weeks
Parental leave > Paid paternity leave
Up to ten days of paid leave for "family events directly related to home"
Regulation 57 [48th of 123]
Regulation > Employment Conditions 80 [51st of 123]
Regulation > Firing 36 [61st of 123]
Regulation > Hiring 53 [55th of 123]
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date November 8, 1983
Rigidity of employment index 58 [25th of 166]
Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment 41 % [66th of 174]
Technicians in R&D > per million people 65.41 per million people [8th of 49]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ 34,000,000 $ [97th of 149]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per $ GDP) 15.435 $ per $1,000 of GDP [32nd of 166]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per capita) 5.533 $ per 1,000 people [98th of 167]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ 148,000,000 $ [103rd of 156]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per $ GDP) 67.188 $ per $1,000 of GDP [35th of 165]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per capita) 24.085 $ per capita [104th of 167]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ 153,313,100 BoP $ [60th of 115]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP) 74.387 BoP $ per $1 million of [25th of 142]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per capita) 25.602 BoP $ per 1,000 people [57th of 143]


People

 

African countries by population density > area 56,785 [40th of 56]
African countries by population density > pop. dens. 93 [13th of 56]
African countries by population density > population 5,285,501 [34th of 56]
Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population 0.87 [26th of 185]
Age structure > 0-14 years 42.3 % [37th of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years 43.2 [30th of 226]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 1,218,182 [89th of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 41.7% [41st of 227]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 1,226,320 [90th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years 54.2 [190th of 226]
Age structure > 15-64 years 55.1 % [185th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Females 1,666,274 [113rd of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 55.6% [181st of 227]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males 1,588,354 [114th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over 2.6 % [205th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 96,035 [136th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 2.7% [200th of 227]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 63,508 [136th of 225]
Birth rate 36.66 births/1,000 population [33rd of 226]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of rural 78 [15th of 52]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of total 82 [18th of 56]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of urban 93 [13th of 52]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of female 59 [2nd of 46]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of male 62 [2nd of 46]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of poorest 20% 65 [4th of 43]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of richest 20% 40 [4th of 43]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of rural 67 [3rd of 42]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of total 60 [2nd of 46]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of urban 46 [2nd of 42]
Chinese population 30 [121st of 127]
Chinese population (per capita) 0.556 per 100,000 people [109th of 126]
CPIA social protection rating 2.5 [67th of 75]
Death rate 9.48 deaths/1,000 population [76th of 226]
Education expenditures 2.6 % of GDP [9th of 55]
Ethnic groups
African (37 tribes; largest and most important are Ewe, Mina, and Kabre) 99%, European and Syrian-Lebanese less than 1%
Female population > Age 10-14 349,832 [91st of 224]
Female population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6.3 [31st of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 326,061 [92nd of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.88 [15th of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 280,008 [99th of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 5.05 [37th of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 223,362 [109th of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.03 [77th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 171,463 [115th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.09 [173rd of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 141,751 [122nd of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.55 [188th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 119,235 [126th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 2.15 [183rd of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 100,162 [126th of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.81 [181st of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 84,072 [126th of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.52 [173rd of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 69,664 [122nd of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.26 [164th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 54,339 [122nd of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.98 [156th of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 37,939 [132nd of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.68 [179th of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 25,254 [135th of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.46 [189th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 14,141 [136th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.25 [203rd of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 9,298 [140th of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.17 [198th of 224]
Gender development 0.475 [114th of 141]
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Capital Lomé
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Number of ethnic Greeks
20 (est.)
Male population > Age 10-14 352,787 [92nd of 224]
Male population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6.36 [39th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 324,202 [95th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.84 [29th of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 278,799 [100th of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 5.02 [49th of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 225,292 [108th of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.06 [94th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 176,964 [117th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.19 [179th of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 144,958 [120th of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.61 [187th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 112,818 [126th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 2.03 [199th of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 80,515 [131st of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.45 [206th of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 61,039 [133rd of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.1 [204th of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 46,117 [134th of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 0.83 [205th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 34,917 [131st of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.63 [204th of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 26,040 [137th of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.47 [209th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 17,579 [137th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.32 [208th of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 9,942 [136th of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.18 [205th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 6,309 [138th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.11 [209th of 224]
Median age > Female 19 years [184th of 224]
Median age > Male 18.2 years [190th of 224]
Median age > Total 18.6 years [187th of 224]
Nationality > Adjective Togolese
Nationality > Noun
Togolese (singular and plural)
Percentage living in rural areas. 65% [43rd of 193]
Percentage living in urban areas 35% [156th of 199]
Population 5,858,673 [107th of 242]
Population > CIA Factbook 5,858,673 [107th of 240]
Population > Note
estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2007 est.)
Population ages 0-14 > % of total 43.48 % [25th of 185]
Population ages 15-64 > % of total 53.4 % [158th of 185]
Population ages 65 and above > % of total 3.12 % [151st of 185]
Population growth > annual % 2.58 annual % [27th of 195]
Population growth rate 2.717% [28th of 235]
Population in 2015 7,847 [95th of 225]
Population in largest city 1,336,548 [82nd of 118]
Population in largest city (per capita) 0.218 per capita [33rd of 118]
Population in the largest city > % of urban population 54.24 % [9th of 118]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million 1,336,548 [83rd of 106]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million (per capita) 0.218 per capita [49th of 106]
Population, female > % of total 50.6 % [78th of 190]
Projected population growth 88.65% [45th of 141]
Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates 1 Aug 1990
Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories 26 Jan 1990
Rural population 3,680,858 [83rd of 193]
Rural population (per capita) 0.599 per capita [57th of 194]
Rural population growth > annual % 1.42 annual % [52nd of 193]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 0.96 [176th of 223]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 0.95 male(s)/female [188th of 224]
Sex ratio > 65 years and over 0.66 male(s)/female [191st of 223]
Sex ratio > At birth 1.03 male(s)/female [192nd of 223]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > 15–65 0.95 [180th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > at birth 1.03 [176th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > over 65 0.69 [166th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > total 0.96 [168th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15 1.01 [193rd of 215]
Sex ratio > Total population 0.97 male(s)/female [151st of 224]
Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.01 male(s)/female [200th of 224]
Total fertility rate 4.85 children born/woman [34th of 225]
Total Population 5,548,702 [108th of 227]
Total population > Age 10-14 702,619 [92nd of 224]
Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 12.66 [34th of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 650,263 [93rd of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 11.72 [20th of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 558,807 [100th of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 10.07 [39th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 448,654 [108th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 8.09 [84th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 348,427 [115th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 6.28 [179th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 286,709 [122nd of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 5.17 [191st of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 232,053 [126th of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 4.18 [195th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 180,677 [127th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 3.26 [195th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 145,111 [130th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 2.62 [198th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 115,781 [130th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 2.09 [190th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 89,256 [129th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 1.61 [186th of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 63,979 [135th of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 1.15 [199th of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 42,833 [136th of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.77 [201st of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 24,083 [136th of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.43 [207th of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 15,607 [139th of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.28 [201st of 224]
Total Population > Female 2,826,070 [105th of 227]
Total Population > Male 2,722,632 [108th of 227]
Urban population 2,464,147 [112nd of 195]
Urban population (per capita) 0.401 per capita [138th of 196]
Urban population growth > annual % 4.34 annual % [19th of 195]
Urbanization 34 [158th of 204]
Urbanization in 1975 16.3% [138th of 164]
Urbanization in 2015 42.7% [125th of 164]
Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males 59 [126th of 144]
Women > Antenatal care coverage % 73 [97th of 133]
Women > Contraceptive prevalence % 26 [136th of 170]
Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males 106 [98th of 173]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported 480 [33rd of 154]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted 570 [37th of 166]
Women > Skilled attendant at delivery % 49 [139th of 172]

SOURCES Wikipedia List of African countries by population density ; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; UNICEF; University Libraries, Ohio University; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center ; Human Development Reports, United Nations 2002; Wikipedia Greek diaspora ; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects The 2003 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights. Estimates and projections of urban and rural populations are made by the Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat and published every two years. These estimates and projections are based on national census or survey data that have been evaluated and, whenever necessary, adjusted for deficiencies and inconsistencies; World Development Indicators database and CIA World Factbook; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects The 2004 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects http//esa.un.org/unpp; Population Reference Bureau, 2001 World Population Data Sheet, Washington, DC PRB, 2001. via ciesin.org; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human RIghts; Wikipedia Sex ratio ; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center Spanish Statistical Institute; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects The 2001 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights (ESA/P/WP.173, 20 March 2002); UN (United Nations). 2002. World Urbanization Prospects The 2001 Revision. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Togo, Togolese Republic, Republique Togolaise


Mortality

 
Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people 11.7 per 1,000 people [50th of 195]
rate, adult, female > per 1,000 female adults 309.54 per 1,000 female adults [38th of 185]
rate, adult, male > per 1,000 male adults 369.21 per 1,000 male adults [38th of 185]
rate, infant > per 1,000 live births 78 per 1,000 live births [36th of 187]
rate, under-5 > per 1,000 139 per 1,000 [23rd of 187]

SOURCES World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Togo, Togolese Republic, Republique Togolaise


Immigration

 
immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population 2.978 [101st of 195]
immigrant population > Number of immigrants 183,000 [95th of 195]
immigrant population > Percentage of total number of immigrants in the world >0.1%
International migration stock > % of population 2.98 % [111st of 205]
International migration stock, total 183,304 [97th of 205]
Net migration -3,570 [76th of 180]
Net migration (per capita) -0.581 per 1 million people [70th of 185]
Net migration rate 0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati [123rd of 225]
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum 9,287 [64th of 151]
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum (per capita) 1,511.309 per 1 million people [58th of 162]
Refugee population by country or territory of origin 51,107 [27th of 77]
Refugee population by country or territory of origin (per capita) 8.317 per 1 million people [17th of 77]
Refugees > Convention on refugees 27 Feb 1962 d
Refugees > Outflow 4,000 [50th of 76]
Refugees > Outflow (per capita) 0.740741 per 1,000 people [35th of 76]
Refugees > US acceptance rates 15.6 [41st of 49]
Refugees > US applications 45 [28th of 64]
Refugees > US applications (per capita) 0.00833333 per 1,000 people [27th of 63]
Refugees > US applications approved 7 [30th of 53]
Refugees > US applications approved (per capita) 0.0012963 per 1,000 people [27th of 52]
Refugees > US applications denied 18 [22nd of 41]
Refugees > US applications denied (per capita) 0.00333333 per 1,000 people [24th of 40]
Refugees > US applications otherwise closed 5 [22nd of 39]
Refugees > US applications otherwise closed (per capita) 0.000925926 per 1,000 people [21st of 38]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs 1,500 [32nd of 40]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs (per capita) 0.263 per 1,000 people [30th of 40]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > Refugees (country of origin) 5,000 (Ghana)
US visa lottery winners 2,819 US visa lottery winners [13th of 178]
US visa lottery winners (per capita) 522.037 US visa lottery winners [5th of 176]

SOURCES Wikipedia; List of countries by immigrant population ; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations Treaty Collection; UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). 2002. Correspondence on refugees and internally displaced persons. February. Geneva.; Nationmaster.com calculations based on USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) data; United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; US Department of State; Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Togo, Togolese Republic, Republique Togolaise

 

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