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A Factsheet on Haiti

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We have been receiving a lot of requests for data and facts on Haiti, not only on migration and remittances, but also on the real economy. Here is some data we have downloaded from publicly available sources.

Haiti Factsheet


* Poverty headcount in 2001 (latest available year). Source: World Development Indicators (WDI); Global Development Finance (GDF), OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), IMF International Financial Statistics (IFS), IMF Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) review Aug 2009.

Haiti - Migration and Remittances


* 22% of physicians trained in the country
Source:  Migration and Remittances Factbook 2008; Ratha and Shaw (2007); Docquier and Marfouk (2006); Doquier and Bhargava (2006); UN Population Division (UNPD)



Sanket Mohapatra

Associate Professor, IIM Ahmedabad

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