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Population: 19,092 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  26.88% (male 2,641; female 2,491)

15-64 years:  68.46% (male 7,128; female 5,943)

65 years and over:  4.66% (male 420; female 469) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: 1.69% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 19.64 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 7.23 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: 4.45 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth:  1.06 male(s)/female

under 15 years:  1.06 male(s)/female

15-64 years:  1.2 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  0.9 male(s)/female

total population:  1.14 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 16.67 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  68.89 years

male:  65.77 years

female:  72.19 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 2.47 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:  Palauan(s)

adjective:  Palauan
Ethnic groups: Palauan (Micronesian with Malayan and Melanesian admixtures) 70%, Asian (mainly Filipinos, followed by Chinese, Taiwanese, and Vietnamese) 28%, white 2% (2000 est.)
Religions: Christian (Catholics, Seventh-Day Adventists, Jehovah's Witnesses, the Assembly of God, the Liebenzell Mission, and Latter-Day Saints), Modekngei religion (one-third of the population observes this religion which is indigenous to Palau)
Languages: English and Palauan official in all states except Sonsoral (Sonsorolese and English are official), Tobi (Tobi and English are official), and Angaur (Angaur, Japanese, and English are official)
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write

total population:  92%

male:  93%

female:  90% (1980 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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