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    Ethiopia People - 2003
    http://www.theodora.com/wfb2003/ethiopia/ethiopia_people.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 66,557,553
      note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2003 est.)


      Age structure: 0-14 years: 44.8% (male 14,944,168; female 14,871,164)
      15-64 years: 52.4% (male 17,474,403; female 17,384,817)
      65 years and over: 2.8% (male 840,057; female 1,042,944) (2003 est.)


      Median age: total: 17.3 years
      female: 17.4 years (2002)
      male: 17.3 years


      Population growth rate: 1.96% (2003 est.)


      Birth rate: 39.81 births/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Death rate: 20.17 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population
      note: repatriation of Ethiopians who fled to Sudan for refuge from war and famine in earlier years is expected to continue for several years; some Sudanese and Somali refugees, who fled to Ethiopia from the fighting or famine in their own countries, continue to return to their homes (2003 est.)


      Sex ratio: at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.81 male(s)/female
      total population: 1 male(s)/female (2003 est.)


      Infant mortality rate: total: 103.22 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 92.65 deaths/1,000 live births (2003 est.)
      male: 113.48 deaths/1,000 live births


      Life expectancy at birth: total population: 41.24 years
      male: 40.39 years
      female: 42.11 years (2003 est.)


      Total fertility rate: 5.55 children born/woman (2003 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 6.4% (2001 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 2.1 million (2001 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - deaths: 160,000 (2001 est.)


      Nationality: noun: Ethiopian(s)
      adjective: Ethiopian


      Ethnic groups: Oromo 40%, Amhara and Tigre 32%, Sidamo 9%, Shankella 6%, Somali 6%, Afar 4%, Gurage 2%, other 1%


      Religions: Muslim 45%-50%, Ethiopian Orthodox 35%-40%, animist 12%, other 3%-8%


      Languages: Amharic, Tigrinya, Oromigna, Guaragigna, Somali, Arabic, other local languages, English (major foreign language taught in schools)


      Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 42.7%
      male: 50.3%
      female: 35.1% (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Ethiopia on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Ethiopia People 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.



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