ACP ENVIRONMENTAL OBSERVATORY
Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Somalia

Capital: Mogadishu
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 627,340 (2007)
 
Population (people): 8,909,015 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 14.20 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 2.5% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 53 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 104 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): No Data
 
GDP growth (annual): No Data
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Natural Hazards
Land area where elevation is below 5 meters (% of total land area): 0.3% (2000)
 
Population in areas where elevation < 5 meters (% of total population): 2.5% (2000)

 
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Natural Disasters 1945-2013
Type of disaster
Number of disasters
Number of people killed
Number of people injured
Number of people homeless
Number of people affected in other ways
Sum of injured, homeless, and affected people
Estimated damage in thousand US$
Drought
13
19,673
0
0
13,183,500
13,183,500
0
Epidemic
27
6,029
0
0
99,136
99,136
0
Flood
36
2,862
32
506,200
1,925,150
2,431,382
20
Storm
1
30
0
0
0
0
0