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Total population   
                                                                                     
2,970,495 (July 2012 est.)                                                
                 
GNI per capita

USD 3,200 (2010)

GDP growth

4.4% (2011 est.)

Adult literacy rate (% of ages 15 and older)

99.6%
Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment

71%

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
18.63
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
103.57
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
13.60
Personal computers (per 100 people)
20
Households with a television set
91%
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
10.7
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
171
Internet users (per 100 people)
32
Population covered by mobile cellular network
88%
Fixed broadband subscribers (% of total Internet subscrib.)
1.1%
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 22

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank) 2009

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Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

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Resources on E-Co Hub

ICT in Education in Central and West Asia Executive Summary

This publication presents and analyzes the major conclusions of research conducted in Central and West Asia in 2006 through 2011 to ascertain the impact of information and communications technology (ICT) investments on education. It presents a critical overview of the effectiveness of ICT policies and strategies in basic education in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, with shorter studies on Afghanistan, Armenia, Georgia, and Pakistan.

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Hub for ICT Human Capacity Development and Central Asian partners deliver series of ICT capacity development workshops in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

Hub for ICT Human Capacity Development and Central Asian partners deliver series of ICT capacity development workshops in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

Over 50 government officials, professors and educators from countries in Central Asia team-up with the United Nations to enhance the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in support of development initiatives in the sub-region.

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ICT Master Strategy for Republic of Armenia (Final Draft)

The Master Strategy aims to create a vibrant and sustainable ICT industry that promotes growth in other sectors of the Armenian economy, and position Armenia in the knowledge-based global economy.The Master Strategy strives to foster entrepreneurship to develop and sustain ICT business clusters utilizing skilled people, knowledge institutions, knowledge networks, and information and communication infrastructure.

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