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Marshall Islands: People

People Marshall Islands
Population:
56,429 (July 2003 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 39.1% (male 11,233; female 10,819)
15-64 years: 58.2% (male 16,857; female 16,003)
65 years and over: 2.7% (male 726; female 791) (2003 est.)
Median age:
total: 19.3 years
male: 19.3 years
female: 19.2 years (2002)
Population growth rate:
2.3% (2003 est.)
Birth rate:
34.18 births/1,000 population (2003 est.)
Death rate:
5.03 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.)
Net migration rate:
-6.18 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2003 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.92 male(s)/female
total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (2003 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 31.58 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 27.59 deaths/1,000 live births (2003 est.)
male: 35.38 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 69.39 years
male: 67.49 years
female: 71.4 years (2003 est.)
Total fertility rate:
4.12 children born/woman (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA%
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA
Nationality:
noun: Marshallese (singular and plural)
adjective: Marshallese
Ethnic groups:
Micronesian
Religions:
Christian (mostly Protestant)
Languages:
English (widely spoken as a second language, both English and Marshallese are official languages), two major Marshallese dialects from the Malayo-Polynesian family, Japanese
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 93.7%
male: 93.6%
female: 93.7% (1999)

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Source: The CIA World Fact Book 2003

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