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Marshall Islands PEOPLE 2014
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Nationality:
noun: Marshallese (singular and plural)
adjective: Marshallese

Ethnic groups:
Marshallese 92.1%, mixed Marshallese 5.9%, other 2% (2006)

Languages:
Marshallese (official) 98.2%, other languages 1.8% (1999 census)
note: English (official), widely spoken as a second language

Religions:
Protestant 54.8%, Assembly of God 25.8%, Roman Catholic 8.4%, Bukot nan Jesus 2.8%, Mormon 2.1%, other Christian 3.6%, other 1%, none 1.5% (1999 census)

Population:
69,747 (July 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 203
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 37.2% (male 13,227/female 12,730)
[see also: Age structure 0-14 years country ranks ]
15-24 years: 17.5% (male 6,222/female 5,997)
25-54 years: 36.5% (male 12,931/female 12,499)
55-64 years: 5.5% (male 2,014/female 1,852)
65 years and over: 3.3% (male 1,111/female 1,164) (2013 est.)

Median age:
total: 22.4 years
[see also: Median age - total country ranks ]
male: 22.4 years
female: 22.4 years (2013 est.)

Population growth rate:
1.79% (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 67
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Birth rate:
27.21 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 47
[see also: Birth rate country ranks ]

Death rate:
4.27 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 207
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
-5 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 192
[see also: Net migration rate country ranks ]

Urbanization:
urban population: 72% of total population (2010)
[see also: Urbanization - urban population country ranks ]
rate of urbanization: 2.3% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major urban areas - population:
MAJURO (capital) 30,000 (2009)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - at birth country ranks ]
0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.09 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.95 male(s)/female
total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (2013 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 22.15 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 85
male: 24.93 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 19.22 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 72.31 years
country comparison to the world: 134
male: 70.18 years
female: 74.55 years (2013 est.)

Total fertility rate:
3.29 children born/woman (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 52
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

Contraceptive prevalence rate:
44.6% (2007)
[see also: Contraceptive prevalence rate country ranks ]

Health expenditures:
16.5% of GDP (2011)
country comparison to the world: 5
[see also: Health expenditures country ranks ]

Physicians density:
0.44 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
[see also: Physicians density country ranks ]

Hospital bed density:
2.7 beds/1,000 population (2010)
[see also: Hospital bed density country ranks ]

Drinking water source:
improved:

urban: 93.3% of population
rural: 97.4% of population
total: 94.4% of population
unimproved:
urban: 6.7% of population
rural: 2.6% of population
total: 5.6% of population (2011 est.)

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 83.9% of population
rural: 54.9% of population
total: 75.7% of population
unimproved:
urban: 16.1% of population
rural: 45.1% of population
total: 24.3% of population (2011 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 ]

Obesity - adult prevalence rate:
45.4% (2008)
country comparison to the world: 9
[see also: Obesity - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

Education expenditures:
12.2% of GDP (2004)
country comparison to the world: 3
[see also: Education expenditures - percent of GDP country ranks ]

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 93.7%
male: 93.6%
female: 93.7% (1999)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 12 years
male: 11 years
female: 12 years (2003)


NOTE: The information regarding Marshall Islands on this page is re-published from the 2014 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Marshall Islands PEOPLE 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Marshall Islands PEOPLE 2014 should be addressed to the CIA.



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