Manpower Sources

 
ABOUT MYANMAR
Population: 53.2 million
Capital: Yangon
Area: 678,500 sq km (261, 969 sq miles)
Major language: Burmese
Major religions: Buddhist 89%, Christian 4%, Others 7%
Life expectancy: 49.9 years (men), 53.5 years (women)
Monetary Unit: Kyat
Main exports: Agricultural products, marine products, wood and timbers & etc...
ABOUT NEPAL
Population: 25.0 million
Capital: Kathmandu
Area: 147,181 sq km (56,827 sq miles)
Major language: Nepali
Major religions: Hinduism 86%, Buddhism 8%, Other 6%
Life expectancy: 60 years (men), 60 years (women)
Monetary Unit: 1 Nepalese rupee = 100 paisa
Main exports: Carpets, clothing, leather goods, jute goods, grain & etc...
ABOUT VIETNAM
Population: 82.9 million
Capital: Hanoi
Area: 329,560 sq km (127,243 sq miles)
Major language: Vietnamese
Major religions: Buddhism 75%, Catholicism 11%, Others 14%
Life expectancy: 67.1 years (men), 62.9 years (women)
Monetary Unit: Dong
Main exports: Crude oil, marine products, rice, coffee, rubber, tea, garments, shoes, & etc...
ABOUT INDONESIA
Population: 219.3 million
Capital: Jakarta
Area: 1,948,700 sq km (752,400 sq miles)
Major language: Bahasa Indonesia
Major religions: Muslim 85%, Christian 9%, Others 6%
Life expectancy: 66.5 years (men), 71.2 years (women)
Monetary Unit: Rupiah
Main exports: Petroleum and natural gas, textiles, apparel and footwear; mining, cement, chemical, fertilizer, plywood, rubber, food & etc...
ABOUT INDIA
Population: 1,095.0 million
Capital: New Delhi
Area: 2,973,190 sq km (1,147,949 sq miles)
Major language: Hindi
Major religions: Hinduism 80%, Islam 12%, Others 8%
Life expectancy: 64.6 years (men), 65.4 years (women)
Monetary Unit: Rupee
Main exports: Apparel and textile, chemical, beverage, careal products, tobacco & etc...
ABOUT SRI LANKA
Population: 20,2 million
Capital: Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte
Area: 65,610 sq km (25,332 sq miles)
Major language: Sinhala, Tamil
Major religions: Sinhalese 73.9%, Tamil 12.6%, Moors 7.4%, INdian Tamil 5.2%, Others 0.5%
Monetary Unit: Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
Main exports: Tea, coffee, coconuts, rubber and cinnamon
ABOUT BANGLADESH
Population: 164.4 million
Capital: Dhaka
Area: 56,977 sq miles
Major language: Bangla de jure
Major religions: Bangladeshi
Monetary Unit: Taka (BDT)
ABOUT PHILIPPINES
Population: 91.9 million
Capital: Manila
Area: 115,831 sq miles
Major language: Filipino, English
Major religions: Filipino
Monetary Unit: Peso (PHP)
Main exports: Semiconductors, transport equipment, garments, copper products, coconut oil and fruits

 

updated 23 March 2011