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Population: 204,863 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  30.31% (male 31,674; female 30,416)

15-64 years:  63.95% (male 66,014; female 65,006)

65 years and over:  5.74% (male 5,548; female 6,205) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: 1.48% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 20.37 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 5.62 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: 0 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:  1.02 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  0.89 male(s)/female

total population:  1.02 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 8.4 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  73.02 years

male:  70.08 years

female:  76.11 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 2.48 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:  New Caledonian(s)

adjective:  New Caledonian
Ethnic groups: Melanesian 42.5%, European 37.1%, Wallisian 8.4%, Polynesian 3.8%, Indonesian 3.6%, Vietnamese 1.6%, other 3%
Religions: Roman Catholic 60%, Protestant 30%, other 10%
Languages: French (official), 33 Melanesian-Polynesian dialects
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write

total population:  91%

male:  92%

female:  90% (1976 est.)

 

Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook








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