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Population: 253,506 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  29.74% (male 38,473; female 36,925)

15-64 years:  65.17% (male 86,128; female 79,076)

65 years and over:  5.09% (male 6,481; female 6,423) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: 1.72% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 18.6 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 4.45 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: 3.09 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth:  1.05 male(s)/female

under 15 years:  1.04 male(s)/female

15-64 years:  1.09 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  1.01 male(s)/female

total population:  1.07 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 9.12 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  75.01 years

male:  72.67 years

female:  77.46 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 2.23 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:  French Polynesian(s)

adjective:  French Polynesian
Ethnic groups: Polynesian 78%, Chinese 12%, local French 6%, metropolitan French 4%
Religions: Protestant 54%, Roman Catholic 30%, other 16%
Languages: French (official), Tahitian (official)
Literacy: definition:  age 14 and over can read and write

total population:  98%

male:  98%

female:  98% (1977 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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