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    Chad People - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/chad/chad_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      9,944,201 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 47.9% (male 2,396,393/female 2,369,261)
      15-64 years: 49.3% (male 2,355,940/female 2,550,535)
      65 years and over: 2.7% (male 107,665/female 164,407) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 16 years
      male: 15.3 years
      female: 16.6 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      2.93% (2006 est.)

      Birth rate:
      45.73 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Death rate:
      16.38 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      -0.11 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.66 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 91.45 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 100.12 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 82.43 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 47.52 years
      male: 45.88 years
      female: 49.21 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      6.25 children born/woman (2006 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      4.8% (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      200,000 (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      18,000 (2003 est.)

      Major infectious diseases:
      degree of risk: very high
      food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
      vectorborne disease: malaria
      water contact disease: schistosomiasis
      respiratory disease: meningococcal meningitis (2005)

      Nationality:
      noun: Chadian(s)
      adjective: Chadian

      Ethnic groups:
      200 distinct groups; in the north and center: Arabs, Gorane (Toubou, Daza, Kreda), Zaghawa, Kanembou, Ouaddai, Baguirmi, Hadjerai, Fulbe, Kotoko, Hausa, Boulala, and Maba, most of whom are Muslim; in the south: Sara (Ngambaye, Mbaye, Goulaye), Moundang, Moussei, Massa, most of whom are Christian or animist; about 1,000 French citizens live in Chad

      Religions:
      Muslim 51%, Christian 35%, animist 7%, other 7%

      Languages:
      French (official), Arabic (official), Sara (in south), more than 120 different languages and dialects

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write French or Arabic
      total population: 47.5%
      male: 56%
      female: 39.3% (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Chad on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Chad People 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Chad People 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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