Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Update

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

September 14, 2005

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper presents an update to the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe. It discusses that a tendency toward continual growth of the unemployment levels was verified in the urban region between 2000 and 2003 while during the same period, a tendency of continual decrease in the rural zone was detected, with a few variations. The variation rate of unemployment in the urban zone during the period between 2000 and 2003 was 48 percent while the variation rate of unemployment in the rural region was 16.5 percent.

Series:

Country Report No. 05/334

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

September 14, 2005

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451835076/1934-7685

Stock No:

1STPEA2005003

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

74

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