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Equatorial Guinea People

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Population: 486,060 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  42.56% (male 103,909; female 102,946)

15-64 years:  53.68% (male 124,808; female 136,088)

65 years and over:  3.76% (male 8,178; female 10,131) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: 2.46% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 37.72 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 13.11 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: NEGL migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth:  1.03 male(s)/female

under 15 years:  1.01 male(s)/female

15-64 years:  0.92 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  0.81 male(s)/female

total population:  0.95 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 92.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  53.95 years

male:  51.89 years

female:  56.07 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 4.88 children born/woman (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.51% (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 1,100 (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 120 (1999 est.)
Nationality: noun:  Equatorial Guinean(s) or Equatoguinean(s)

adjective:  Equatorial Guinean or Equatoguinean
Ethnic groups: Bioko (primarily Bubi, some Fernandinos), Rio Muni (primarily Fang), Europeans less than 1,000, mostly Spanish
Religions: nominally Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic, pagan practices
Languages: Spanish (official), French (official), pidgin English, Fang, Bubi, Ibo
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write

total population:  78.5%

male:  89.6%

female:  68.1% (1995 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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