The following statistics further illustrate the current state of Togo.

Population: In excess of 6 million
Population undernourished: 1.15 million
Underweight children under 5: 1.25 million
Average Life Expectancy: 54 years
Infant mortality rate per 1000 births: 79
Percentage living with AIDS: 4.2%
(In reality this figure is surely higher)
Malaria cases per 1000 people: 77
Total fixed telephones: 50 000
Total televisions: 150 000
Total radios : 940 000
Male literacy: 60%
Female literacy: 40%
Annual increase of GDP: 3%