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Population: 3,937,316 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  23.73% (male 478,441; female 455,800)

15-64 years:  65.72% (male 1,242,245; female 1,345,421)

65 years and over:  10.55% (male 177,083; female 238,326) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: 0.54% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 15.26 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 7.77 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: -2.13 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth:  1.06 male(s)/female

under 15 years:  1.05 male(s)/female

15-64 years:  0.92 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  0.74 male(s)/female

total population:  0.93 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 9.51 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  75.76 years

male:  71.28 years

female:  80.48 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.9 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:  Puerto Rican(s) (US citizens)

adjective:  Puerto Rican
Ethnic groups: white (mostly Spanish origin) 80.5%, black 8%, Amerindian 0.4%, Asian 0.2%, mixed and other 10.9%
Religions: Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant and other 15%
Languages: Spanish, English
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write

total population:  89%

male:  90%

female:  88% (1980 est.)

 

Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook








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