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Population: 165,034 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  47.7% (male 39,857; female 38,859)

15-64 years:  48.28% (male 38,430; female 41,246)

65 years and over:  4.02% (male 3,034; female 3,608) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: 3.18% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 42.74 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 7.54 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: -3.38 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth:  1.03 male(s)/female

under 15 years:  1.03 male(s)/female

15-64 years:  0.93 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  0.84 male(s)/female

total population:  0.97 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 48.96 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  65.59 years

male:  64.15 years

female:  67.07 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 6.02 children born/woman (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: NA%
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA
Nationality: noun:  Sao Tomean(s)

adjective:  Sao Tomean
Ethnic groups: mestico, angolares (descendants of Angolan slaves), forros (descendants of freed slaves), servicais (contract laborers from Angola, Mozambique, and Cape Verde), tongas (children of servicais born on the islands), Europeans (primarily Portuguese)
Religions: Christian 80% (Roman Catholic, Evangelical Protestant, Seventh-Day Adventist)
Languages: Portuguese (official)
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write

total population:  73%

male:  85%

female:  62% (1991 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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