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Venezuela and the Bolivarian Revolution - The Facts

Chavista family and dog ready to demonstrate on 4 February 2006 in Caracas.

Photo: David Ransom

PEOPLE

Population of Venezuela
Map of Venezuela

HEALTH

Health Expenditure as a percentage of GDP

OIL

Crude petroleum exports

Chávez is good for business on the streets.

Photo: David Ransom.

EDUCATION

Literacy and enrolment

LAND REFORM

GENDER

Devastation caused by mudslides on the coast in 1999.

Photo: David Ransom.

ENVIRONMENT

Carbon Dioxide Emissions

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Human development index (HDI) 2003
Photo: David Ransom.

POVERTY AND INEQUALITY

Human poverty index (HPI) 2003
  1. Unless otherwise stated, all figures are from _Human Development Report 2006_, UNDP.
  2. _World Development Report 2006_, World Bank.
  3. _Handbook of Statistics 2005_, UNCTAD.
  4. ‘Land Reform in Venezuela’, _Global Exchange, 2004_.

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