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Guam PEOPLE 2015
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Nationality:
noun: Guamanian(s) (US citizens)
adjective: Guamanian

Ethnic groups:
Chamorro 37.3%, Filipino 26.3%, white 7.1%, Chuukese 7%, Korean 2.2%, other Pacific Islander 2%, other Asian 2%, Chinese 1.6%, Palauan 1.6%, Japanese 1.5%, Pohnpeian 1.4%, mixed 9.4%, other 0.6% (2010 est.)

Languages:
English 43.6%, Filipino 21.2%, Chamorro 17.8%, other Pacific island languages 10%, Asian languages 6.3%, other 1.1% (2010 est.)

Religions:
Roman Catholic 85%, other 15% (1999 est.)

Population:
161,001 (July 2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 188
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 26% (male 21,520/female 20,279)
15-24 years: 16.9% (male 14,109/female 13,164)
25-54 years: 39.3% (male 32,285/female 31,058)
55-64 years: 9.3% (male 7,483/female 7,411)
65 years and over: 8.2% (male 6,228/female 7,464) (2014 est.)
population pyramid: population pyramid

Dependency ratios:
total dependency ratio: 52.1 %
youth dependency ratio: 39.3 %
elderly dependency ratio: 12.8 %
potential support ratio: 7.8 (2014 est.)

Median age:
total: 29.9 years
male: 29.4 years
female: 30.4 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.44% (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 160
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Birth rate:
17.01 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 110
[see also: Birth rate country ranks ]

Death rate:
5.04 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 186
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
-7.61 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 205
[see also: Net migration rate country ranks ]

Urbanization:
urban population: 93.2% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.23% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major urban areas - population:
HAGATNA (capital) 169,000 (2011)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.84 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2014 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 5.51 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 175
male: 5.91 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 5.08 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 78.82 years
country comparison to the world: 50
male: 75.78 years
female: 82.05 years (2014 est.)

Total fertility rate:
2.38 children born/woman (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 84
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

Contraceptive prevalence rate:
66.6%
note: percent of women aged 18-44 (2002)
[see also: Contraceptive prevalence rate country ranks ]

Drinking water source:
improved:

urban: 99.5% of population
rural: 99.5% of population
total: 99.5% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0.5% of population
rural: 0.5% of population
total: 0.5% of population (2012 est.)

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 89.8% of population
rural: 89.8% of population
total: 89.8% of population
unimproved:
urban: 10.2% of population
rural: 10.2% of population
total: 10.2% of population (2012 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA
[see also: HIV/AIDS - deaths country ranks ]

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99%
male: 99%
female: 99% (1990 est.)

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
total: 29.4%
country comparison to the world: 27
male: 29.7%
female: 28.9% (2011)


NOTE: The information regarding Guam on this page is re-published from the 2015 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guam PEOPLE 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guam PEOPLE 2015 should be addressed to the CIA.



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