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Gambia

Facts and stats about Gambia

Major language English (official), Mandinka, Wolof, Fula
Major religion Islam, Christianity
Groups Hot countries, Least Developed Countries, World

Gambia Map

Interesting observations about Gambia

  • Gambia ranked #16 for population growth rate amongst Hot countries in 2007.
  • Gambia has had the highest age distribution > population aged 15-59 since 2075.
  • Gambia has ranked last for age distribution > total dependency ratio since 2085.
  • Gambia has had the highest age distribution > population aged 15-64 since 2085.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 2 for births and maternity > crude birth rate since 1973.
  • Gambia ranked 9th last for agricultural growth globally in 2007.
  • Gambia has ranked second last for outbound tourism > passenger transport spending since 2005.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 3 for elementary (primary) school) > share of total education spending since 2009.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 8 for immigration > nationality compositions of > norway > africans since 1970.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 5 for elementary (primary) school) > proportion spent on all staff salaries since 2006.