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Socio-Economic Profile of SAARC Countries

A Statistical Analysis

  • Author: UN
  • Publication date: September 1999
  • Page count: 378
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 99.II.F.17

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The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) constitutes the most recent and successful attempt at forming a grouping of countries of South Asia for greater regional cooperation. This publication, the first in a series of studies, provides detailed and up-to-date information relating to the socio-economic situation in the member countries - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The country profiles cover such areas as: physical geography, demographic patterns, the economy including international trade, income and poverty, health and nutrition, and education and literacy.