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Micronesia, Federated States of PEOPLE 2014
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Nationality:
noun: Micronesian(s)
adjective: Micronesian; Chuukese, Kosraen(s), Pohnpeian(s), Yapese

Ethnic groups:
Chuukese 48.8%, Pohnpeian 24.2%, Kosraean 6.2%, Yapese 5.2%, Yap outer islands 4.5%, Asian 1.8%, Polynesian 1.5%, other 6.4%, unknown 1.4% (2000 census)

Languages:
English (official and common language), Chuukese, Kosrean, Pohnpeian, Yapese, Ulithian, Woleaian, Nukuoro, Kapingamarangi

Religions:
Roman Catholic 52.7%, Protestant 41.7% (Congregational 40.1%, Baptist 0.9%, Seventh-Day Adventist 0.7%), other 3.8%, none or unspecified 0.8% (2000 Census)

Population:
106,104 (July 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 193
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 32.4% (male 17,478/female 16,915)
[see also: Age structure 0-14 years country ranks ]
15-24 years: 20.4% (male 10,933/female 10,715)
25-54 years: 37.6% (male 19,370/female 20,551)
55-64 years: 6.3% (male 3,374/female 3,360)
65 years and over: 3.2% (male 1,500/female 1,908) (2013 est.)

Dependency ratios:
total dependency ratio: 64.4 %
youth dependency ratio: 57.7 %
elderly dependency ratio: 6.7 %
potential support ratio: 14.9 (2013)

Median age:
total: 23.4 years
[see also: Median age - total country ranks ]
male: 22.8 years
female: 24 years (2013 est.)

Population growth rate:
-0.38% (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 220
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Birth rate:
21.44 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 80
[see also: Birth rate country ranks ]

Death rate:
4.27 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 206
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
-20.95 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 220
[see also: Net migration rate country ranks ]

Urbanization:
urban population: 23% of total population (2010)
[see also: Urbanization - urban population country ranks ]
rate of urbanization: 1.3% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major urban areas - population:
PALIKIR (capital) 7,000 (2009)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - at birth country ranks ]
0-14 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2013 est.)

Maternal mortality rate:
100 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
country comparison to the world: 73
[see also: Maternal mortality rate country ranks ]

Infant mortality rate:
total: 22.71 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 81
male: 25.12 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 20.18 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 72.07 years
country comparison to the world: 136
male: 70.09 years
female: 74.16 years (2013 est.)

Total fertility rate:
2.68 children born/woman (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 75
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

Health expenditures:
13.4% of GDP (2011)
country comparison to the world: 7
[see also: Health expenditures country ranks ]

Physicians density:
0.18 physicians/1,000 population (2009)
[see also: Physicians density country ranks ]

Hospital bed density:
3.2 beds/1,000 population (2009)
[see also: Hospital bed density country ranks ]

Drinking water source:
improved:

urban: 94.7% of population
rural: 87.5% of population
total: 89.1% of population
unimproved:
urban: 5.3% of population
rural: 12.5% of population
total: 10.9% of population (2011 est.)

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 83.3% of population
rural: 47% of population
total: 55.2% of population
unimproved:
urban: 16.7% of population
rural: 53% of population
total: 44.8% 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:
40.6% (2008)
country comparison to the world: 12
[see also: Obesity - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

Education expenditures:
NA
[see also: Education expenditures - percent of GDP country ranks ]

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 89%
male: 91%
female: 88% (1980 est.)


NOTE: The information regarding Micronesia, Federated States of 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 Micronesia, Federated States of PEOPLE 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Micronesia, Federated States of PEOPLE 2014 should be addressed to the CIA.



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