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    United States People - 2003
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    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 290,342,554 (July 2003 est.)


      Age structure: 0-14 years: 20.9% (male 31,098,473; female 29,675,712)
      15-64 years: 66.7% (male 96,628,469; female 97,061,559)
      65 years and over: 12.4% (male 14,888,185; female 20,990,156) (2003 est.)


      Median age: total: 35.8 years
      male: 34.5 years
      female: 37.1 years (2002)


      Population growth rate: 0.92% (2003 est.)


      Birth rate: 14.14 births/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Death rate: 8.44 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Net migration rate: 3.52 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.71 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2003 est.)


      Infant mortality rate: total: 6.75 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 7.46 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 6.02 deaths/1,000 live births (2003 est.)


      Life expectancy at birth: total population: 77.14 years
      female: 80.05 years (2003 est.)
      male: 74.37 years


      Total fertility rate: 2.07 children born/woman (2003 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.6% (2001 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 900,000 (2001 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - deaths: 15,000 (2001 est.)


      Nationality: noun: American(s)
      adjective: American


      Ethnic groups: white 77.1%, black 12.9%, Asian 4.2%, Amerindian and Alaska native 1.5%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 0.3%, other 4% (2000)
      note: a separate listing for Hispanic is not included because the US Census Bureau considers Hispanic to mean a person of Latin American descent (including persons of Cuban, Mexican, or Puerto Rican origin) living in the US who may be of any race or ethnic group (white, black, Asian, etc.)


      Religions: Protestant 56%, Roman Catholic 28%, Jewish 2%, other 4%, none 10% (1989)


      Languages: English, Spanish (spoken by a sizable minority)


      Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      female: 97% (1979 est.)
      total population: 97%
      male: 97%


      People - note: note: data for the US are based on projections that do not take into consideration the results of the 2000 census


      NOTE: The information regarding United States 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 United States People 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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