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Africa
(1,719 words)

Demographics

Population

1,352,622,000

Population density

45/sq. km (120/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.52% (per 1,000: births 31.50, deaths 7.70)

Under 15 years

40%

Urban dwellers

43% (3.65% p.a.)

Largest city

Cairo, Egypt (20,901,000)

Largest language

Egyptian Spoken Arabic (5%)

Largest people

Egyptian Arab (5%)

Socioeconomics

Development Index (max 100)

54.2

Corruption Index (max 100)

70

Income per capita (US$)

$4,587

Education

33%

Adult literacy

62%

Internet users

24%

Health

Physicians per…

Cite this page
“Africa”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_01AFR>
First published online: 2020



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