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Tunisia PEOPLE 2014
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SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Page last updated on January 31, 2014

Nationality:
noun: Tunisian(s)
adjective: Tunisian

Ethnic groups:
Arab 98%, European 1%, Jewish and other 1%

Languages:
Arabic (official, one of the languages of commerce), French (commerce), Berber (Tamazight)

Religions:
Muslim (Islam - official) 98%, Christian 1%, Jewish and other 1%

Population:
10,835,873 (July 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 79

Age structure:
0-14 years: 23% (male 1,286,781/female 1,206,678)
15-24 years: 16.5% (male 899,534/female 890,909)
25-54 years: 44.7% (male 2,356,154/female 2,484,023)
55-64 years: 8.1% (male 442,983/female 429,767)
65 years and over: 7.7% (male 411,590/female 427,454) (2013 est.)

Dependency ratios:
total dependency ratio: 43.6 %
youth dependency ratio: 33.3 %
elderly dependency ratio: 10.3 %
potential support ratio: 9.7 (2013)

Median age:
total: 31 years
male: 30.5 years
female: 31.3 years (2013 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.95% (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 121

Birth rate:
17.12 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 115

Death rate:
5.9 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 171

Net migration rate:
-1.76 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 158

Urbanization:
urban population: 66.3% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.34% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major urban areas - population:
TUNIS (capital) 759,000 (2009)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.96 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2013 est.)

Maternal mortality rate:
56 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
country comparison to the world: 105

Infant mortality rate:
total: 24.07 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 79
male: 27.59 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 20.3 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 75.46 years
country comparison to the world: 93
male: 73.4 years
female: 77.66 years (2013 est.)

Total fertility rate:
2.01 children born/woman (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 127

Contraceptive prevalence rate:
63% (2012)

Health expenditures:
6.2% of GDP (2011)
country comparison to the world: 104

Physicians density:
1.22 physicians/1,000 population (2010)

Hospital bed density:
2.1 beds/1,000 population (2010)

Drinking water source:
improved:

urban: 100% of population
rural: 89.2% of population
total: 96.4% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 10.8% of population
total: 3.6% of population (2011 est.)

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 97.3% of population
rural: 75% of population
total: 89.8% of population
unimproved:
urban: 2.7% of population
rural: 25% of population
total: 10.2% of population (2011 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
less than 0.1% (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 135

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
2,400 (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 133

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
fewer than 100 (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 138

Obesity - adult prevalence rate:
22.3% (2008)
country comparison to the world: 80

Children under the age of 5 years underweight:
3.3% (2006)
country comparison to the world: 109

Education expenditures:
6.2% of GDP (2010)
country comparison to the world: 35

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 79.1%
male: 87.4%
female: 71.1% (2010 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2011)

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24:
total: 42.3% (2011)
country comparison to the world: 10


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



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