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Brief country profile on health management

Belize

Capital: Belmopan
Population: 307,000
Land Surface: 22,700 km2
Population Density: 12 persons/km2
Urban Population: 52.2%
Population Growth Rate: 2.0%
Currency: Belizean dollar

2 - Socioeconomics Indicators:

SOCIOECONOMIC INDICATORS

Position in the HDI:

93*

GDP per capita 

$6,734 (2009 in US dollars)*

Human Poverty Level

17.5*

*UNDP Human Development Report 2009

3 - Administrative Divisions:

Parish

 Capital

Surface Area (Km2)

Estimated population

Corozal

 Corozal

1,860 

32,708

Orange Walk

 Orange Walk

4,737 

38,890

Belize

 Belize City

4,204 

68,197

Stann Creek

 Dangriga

2,176 

24,548

Cayo

 Belmopan

5,338 

52,564 

Toledo

 Punta Gorda

4,649 

23,297 

 

 

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