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French Guiana People

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Population: 177,562 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  30.47% (male 27,669; female 26,428)

15-64 years:  64.05% (male 61,457; female 52,266)

65 years and over:  5.48% (male 4,937; female 4,805) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: 2.74% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 22.02 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 4.77 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: 10.14 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth:  1.05 male(s)/female

under 15 years:  1.05 male(s)/female

15-64 years:  1.18 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  1.03 male(s)/female

total population:  1.13 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 13.61 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  76.3 years

male:  72.97 years

female:  79.79 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 3.17 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 Guianese (singular and plural)

adjective:  French Guianese
Ethnic groups: black or mulatto 66%, white 12%, East Indian, Chinese, Amerindian 12%, other 10%
Religions: Roman Catholic
Languages: French
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write

total population:  83%

male:  84%

female:  82% (1982 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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