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Guinea-Bissau: People

People Guinea-Bissau
Population:
1,360,827 (July 2003 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 41.9% (male 284,150; female 285,370)
15-64 years: 55.2% (male 358,891; female 392,703)
65 years and over: 2.9% (male 17,285; female 22,428) (2003 est.)
Median age:
total: 18.8 years
male: 18.2 years
female: 19.4 years (2002)
Population growth rate:
2.02% (2003 est.)
Birth rate:
38.41 births/1,000 population (2003 est.)
Death rate:
16.62 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.)
Net migration rate:
-1.6 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2003 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.91 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2003 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 110.29 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 99.26 deaths/1,000 live births (2003 est.)
male: 120.99 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 46.97 years
male: 45.09 years
female: 48.91 years (2003 est.)
Total fertility rate:
5.07 children born/woman (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
2.8% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
17,000 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
1,200 (2001 est.)
Nationality:
noun: Guinean(s)
adjective: Guinean
Ethnic groups:
African 99% (Balanta 30%, Fula 20%, Manjaca 14%, Mandinga 13%, Papel 7%), European and mulatto less than 1%
Religions:
indigenous beliefs 50%, Muslim 45%, Christian 5%
Languages:
Portuguese (official), Crioulo, African languages
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 42.4%
male: 58.1%
female: 27.4% (2003 est.)

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Source: The CIA World Fact Book 2003

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