Lavigery

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Our work inCongo

The White Fathers' work in D.R.Congo,
Fr. Tino Yerdgui WF and Fr. Hans-Otto Wienen WF

Local facts

Capital: Kinshasa
Population: 72 million
Poverty index: 0.393%
Life expectancy: 55.33 years
Access to clean water: 46%
Adult literacy: 67.2%
GDP per head: $300 (2010 est.)
Infant mortality: 78.43/1,000 live births
Religions: Roman Catholic 50%,
Protestant 20%, Other 30%

Taken from CIA website, except the poverty index, taken from the UNDP.
All correct Nov 2011

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