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    Equatorial Guinea People - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/equatorial_guinea/equatorial_guinea_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      540,109 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 41.7% (male 113,083/female 111,989)
      15-64 years: 54.5% (male 141,914/female 152,645)
      65 years and over: 3.8% (male 8,886/female 11,592) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 18.8 years
      male: 18.2 years
      female: 19.4 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      2.05% (2006 est.)

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

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

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

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.93 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 89.21 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 95.22 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 83.02 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 49.54 years
      male: 48 years
      female: 51.13 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

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

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      3.4% (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      5,900 (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      370 (2001 est.)

      Major infectious diseases:
      degree of risk: very high
      food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
      vectorborne disease: malaria (2005)

      Nationality:
      noun: Equatorial Guinean(s) or Equatoguinean(s)
      adjective: Equatorial Guinean or Equatoguinean

      Ethnic groups:
      Bioko (primarily Bubi, some Fernandinos), Rio Muni (primarily Fang), Europeans less than 1,000, mostly Spanish

      Religions:
      nominally Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic, pagan practices

      Languages:
      Spanish (official), French (official), pidgin English, Fang, Bubi, Ibo

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 85.7%
      male: 93.3%
      female: 78.4% (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Equatorial Guinea 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 Equatorial Guinea People 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Equatorial Guinea People 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
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