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Iraq
INTRODUCTION
1. Geography
2. Political situation
3. Defense
4. Economy
a. Figures
5. Health
6. Education
a. Universities
7. Demographics
8. Religions
a. Freedom
9. Peoples
10. Languages
11. Human rights
12. History
13. Cities and Towns



























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Index / Economy /
Open map of IraqFlag of IraqIraq / Economy /
Figures


GDP Gross Domestic Product
Per capita $3,200
Net $90.2 billion
Annual growth 7.8% (2008)
Growth is instable, 1.5% in 2007, 6.2% in 2006.
By sector Agriculture 5%
Industry 68%
Services 27%
Annual inflation rate 2.8% (2008)
Foreign debts
Compared to GDP 75%
Net $68 billion
Trade
Balance +58%
Exports $59 billion
Main products Crude oil 84%, crude materials excluding fuels 8%, food and live animals 5%
Main partners USA 37%; India 14%; Italy 9%; South Korea 7%
Imports $37 billion
Main products Food, medicine, manufactures
Main partners Syria 26%; Turkey 20%; USA 11%; Jordan 7%; China 6%
Work life
Official unemployment 18% (2003)
Unofficial estimates set it higher, up to 30%.
Work force Agriculture: No data
Industry: No data
Services: No data
Population below poverty line No data
In the case of Iraq this is only a matter of poor statistical data; a major part of the population are below the poverty line.





By Tore Kjeilen