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    Vanuatu People - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/vanuatu/vanuatu_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      208,869 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 32.6% (male 34,804/female 33,331)
      15-64 years: 63.7% (male 67,919/female 65,138)
      65 years and over: 3.7% (male 4,027/female 3,650) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 23 years
      male: 23 years
      female: 23 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      1.49% (2006 est.)

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

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

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

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 1.1 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.05 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 53.8 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 56.35 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 51.13 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 62.85 years
      male: 61.34 years
      female: 64.44 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      2.7 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: Ni-Vanuatu (singular and plural)
      adjective: Ni-Vanuatu

      Ethnic groups:
      Ni-Vanuatu 98.5%, other 1.5% (1999 Census)

      Religions:
      Presbyterian 31.4%, Anglican 13.4%, Roman Catholic 13.1%, Seventh-Day Adventist 10.8%, other Christian 13.8%, indigenous beliefs 5.6% (including Jon Frum cargo cult), other 9.6%, none 1%, unspecified 1.3% (1999 Census)

      Languages:
      local languages (more than 100) 72.6%, pidgin (known as Bislama or Bichelama) 23.1%, English 1.9%, French 1.4%, other 0.3%, unspecified 0.7% (1999 Census)

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 74%
      male: NA
      female: NA


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

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
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