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    Haiti People - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/haiti/haiti_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      8,308,504
      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 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 42.4% (male 1,770,523/female 1,749,853)
      15-64 years: 54.2% (male 2,201,957/female 2,301,886)
      65 years and over: 3.4% (male 125,298/female 158,987) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 18.2 years
      male: 17.8 years
      female: 18.6 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      2.3% (2006 est.)

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

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

      Net migration rate:
      -1.31 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: 0.96 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.79 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 71.65 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 78.01 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 65.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 53.23 years
      male: 51.89 years
      female: 54.6 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

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

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      5.6% (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      280,000 (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      24,000 (2003 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Haitian(s)
      adjective: Haitian

      Ethnic groups:
      black 95%, mulatto and white 5%

      Religions:
      Roman Catholic 80%, Protestant 16% (Baptist 10%, Pentecostal 4%, Adventist 1%, other 1%), none 1%, other 3%
      note: roughly half of the population practices Voodoo

      Languages:
      French (official), Creole (official)

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 52.9%
      male: 54.8%
      female: 51.2% (2003 est.)


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

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