I-MAG STS    Corporation
  2007
2012 - no maglev
2012 - maglev
Population
8,120,247
8,403,454
8,428,518
People/arable sq km
406
420
346
Babies dying
10,706
11,079
9,216
AIDS - adults
1,924
2,845
3,081
Starving children < 5
102,291
105,898
69,421
Illiterate adults
65,969
68,270
39,943
Unemployed adults
2,968,600
3,072,135
2,482,156
Living in poverty
3,978,921
4,117,692
3,244,979
Drinking unclean water
1,867,657
1,932,794
1,348,563
No Sanitation access
3,654,111
3,781,554
2,823,554
Patients per doctor
279
289
244
Internet users
829,100
1,809,496
4,862,325
Cellular phones
3,324,000
6,369,445
7,472,070
Inflation
8.30%
8.71%
6.99%
GDP per capita US$
7,500
8,210
8,350
Trade balance MM$
7,741
8,566
10,107
Government spending
-960
-4,527
-883
Reserves
2,500
6,657
6,997
Currency rate to US $
.893
.764
.755
External debt
1,972
3,171
2,442
Only the most fearless of
demographers deal with the various
enclaves of Armenians in Azerbaijan
and vice versa, not to mention Naxciyan.
Most civil engineers trying to design a rail network for Azerbaijan just shake their heads. 

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