TAJIKISTAN

Capital Dushanbe
Area (km2) 143 100
Total population (thousands, 2017) 8 837
Population density (per km2) 62
National currency Tajik somoni (TJS)
National statistical office www.stat.tj
Statistical Agency under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan
Women in the labour force, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 40%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2011 51%
   hourly wage ..
Women in part-time employment
   percentage of employed women ..
Female tertiary students, 2014
   percentage of total for both sexes 39%
Female victims of homicide, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 36%
Women researchers, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 40%
Life expectancy at birth, 2014
   females, years 75.4
   males, years 71.6
Life expectancy at 65, 2012
   females, years 15.1
   males, years 13.5
Total fertility rate, 2017
   average number of children per woman 3.8
Adolescent fertility rate, 2017
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 30.9
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 23.2
 
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.9
0.7
0.8
2.3
0.2
0.9
Unemployment rate
 (%)
2.4
2.3
2.4
2.3
2.3
..
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
..
..
..
..
11.4
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2018 31 341
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 3 441
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2017 15.7
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2017 40.9
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2017 2 953
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   TJS per USD, US=1, 2018 2.197
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
3
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
1
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 1999 547
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres ..
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 149
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 43
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2012 24
      million tonne-kilometres, 2012 555
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2014 7 306
      million tonne-kilometres, 2014 5 783