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    Palau People - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/palau/palau_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      20,579 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 26.3% (male 2,789/female 2,622)
      15-64 years: 69.1% (male 7,664/female 6,549)
      65 years and over: 4.6% (male 453/female 502) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 31.7 years
      male: 32.7 years
      female: 30.7 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      1.31% (2006 est.)

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

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

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

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.17 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.9 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.13 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 14.46 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 16.19 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 12.63 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 70.42 years
      male: 67.26 years
      female: 73.77 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

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

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      NA

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      NA

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      NA

      Nationality:
      noun: Palauan(s)
      adjective: Palauan

      Ethnic groups:
      Palauan (Micronesian with Malayan and Melanesian admixtures) 69.9%, Filipino 15.3%, Chinese 4.9%, other Asian 2.4%, white 1.9%, Carolinian 1.4%, other Micronesian 1.1%, other or unspecified 3.2% (2000 census)

      Religions:
      Roman Catholic 41.6%, Protestant 23.3%, Modekngei 8.8% (indigenous to Palau), Seventh-Day Adventist 5.3%, Jehovah's Witness 0.9%, Latter-Day Saints 0.6%, other religion 3.1%, unspecified or none 16.4% (2000 census)

      Languages:
      Palauan 64.7% official in all islands except Sonsoral (Sonsoralese and English are official), Tobi (Tobi and English are official), and Angaur (Angaur, Japanese, and English are official), Filipino 13.5%, English 9.4%, Chinese 5.7%, Carolinian 1.5%, Japanese 1.5%, other Asian 2.3%, other languages 1.5% (2000 census)

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 92%
      male: 93%
      female: 90% (1980 est.)


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

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