yemen 133

Area: 527,970 sq km Land: 527,970 sq km Arable land: 3% Irrigated land: 5,674 sq km
Infant mortality rate: 68.53 deaths/1,000 live births
Total fertility rate: 6.97 children born/woman
Religions: Muslim including Shaf’i (Sunni) and Zaydi (Shi’a), small numbers of Jewish, Christian, and Hindu
Ethnic groups: predominantly Arab; but also Afro-Arab, South Asians, Europeans
Judicial System: Supreme Court Legal System: based on Islamic law, Turkish law, English common law, and local tribal customary law
GDP per capita: $820 GDP — agriculture: 20% industry: 42% services: 38%
Unemployment rate: 30% Literacy — male: 53% female: 26%
Exports: $4.2 billion Commodities: crude oil, coffee, dried and salted fish
Exports partners: Thailand 34%, China 26%, South Korea 14%, Japan 3%
Imports: $2.7 billion Commodities: food and live animals, machinery and equipment
Imports partners: Saudi Arabia 10%, UAE 8%, US 7%, France 7%, Italy 6%
Telephones — main lines in use: 291,359 Internet Service Providers: 1
Manpower fit for military service: 2,303,257
Military expenditures: $414 million — 7.6% of GDP
Independence: 22 May 1990, Republic
of Yemen; previously North Yemen 1918 (from the Ottoman Empire) and South Yemen 1967 (from the UK)
Government type: Republic
Population: 18,078,035