Selected IndicatorValueLatest Year Available
Population   2009
Population growth (1999-2009) 2.3%  
Total population 234,023  2009
Urban population 57,195  
Rural 176,828  
Population density 19  
Sex ratio 104  
Dependency ratio 81  
Median age 20.5  
Education   2011
Total enrollment in primary schools 42,352  
Total enrollment in secondary schools 18,064  
Health   2009
Estimated life expectancy at birth, males 69.6  
Estimated life expectancy at birth, females 72.7  
Total fertility rate 4.1%  
Labour   2009
Economically active population (age 15-64) 62,968  
Total labour force 42,295  
Unemployment rate 4.6%  
Unpaid workers, subsistence workers (% employment), male 32%  
Unpaid workers, subsistence workers (% employment), female 28%  
Gender   2009
Employed women (% of total paid employment) 36%  
Women in Manager, Legislators & Senior Officials 29%