Facts at a Glance

Bolivia
 BoliviaCanada
Official namePlurinational State of BoliviaCanada
CapitalSucre (La Paz – seat of government)Ottawa
Area (in thousands of km2)1.0999,985
Population (in millions)10.7 (2013)35.1 (2013)
Population density (per km2)10 (2013)3 (2013)
Urban population (% in 2011)6781
Human development index (HDI) (ranking)108 out of 187 countries (2012)11 out of 187 countries (2012)
Gross national income (GNI) (per capita)US$2,040 (2011)US$45,560 (2011)
GNI at purchasing power parity (PPP) (per capita)US$4,920 (2011)US$39,830 (2011)
Population below poverty line at US$1.25 a day (% in 2007-2010)15.6 
Structure of gross domestic product (GDP) (% in 2010)
Agriculture132
Industry3732
Services5066
Gender inequality index (GII) (ranking)97 out of 148 countries (2012)18 out of 148 countries (2012)
Life expectancy at birth (years)46 (1970)73 (1970)
67 (2012)81 (2012)
Mortality rate under 5 years old
(per 1,000 live births)
120 (1990)8 (1990)
51 (2011)6 (2011)
Adult literacy rate (% in 2005-2010)
Total9199
Men9699
Women8799
Net primary school enrolment rate (% in 2007-2011)
Total9499
Boys9499
Girls94100
Population using improved drinking water sources (% in 2010)
Total88100
Urban96100
Rural7199
Ecological footprint
(in global hectares per person in 2008)
2.616.43