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    United States People - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/united_states/united_states_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      298,444,215 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 20.4% (male 31,095,847/female 29,715,872)
      15-64 years: 67.2% (male 100,022,845/female 100,413,484)
      65 years and over: 12.5% (male 15,542,288/female 21,653,879) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 36.5 years
      male: 35.1 years
      female: 37.8 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      0.91% (2006 est.)

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

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

      Net migration rate:
      3.18 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 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: 0.72 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 6.43 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 7.09 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 5.74 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 77.85 years
      male: 75.02 years
      female: 80.82 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

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

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      0.6% (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      950,000 (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      14,000 (2003 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: American(s)
      adjective: American

      Ethnic groups:
      white 81.7%, black 12.9%, Asian 4.2%, Amerindian and Alaska native 1%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 0.2% (2003 est.)
      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 52%, Roman Catholic 24%, Mormon 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim 1%, other 10%, none 10% (2002 est.)

      Languages:
      English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 2.7%, other 0.7% (2000 census)

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 99%
      male: 99%
      female: 99% (2003 est.)


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

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