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United States PEOPLE 2016
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United States PEOPLE 2016
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 20, 2014

Nationality:
noun: American(s)
adjective: American

Ethnic groups:
white 79.96%, black 12.85%, Asian 4.43%, Amerindian and Alaska native 0.97%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 0.18%, two or more races 1.61% (July 2007 estimate)
note: a separate listing for Hispanic is not included because the US Census Bureau considers Hispanic to mean persons of Spanish/Hispanic/Latino origin including those of Mexican, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican Republic, Spanish, and Central or South American origin living in the US who may be of any race or ethnic group (white, black, Asian, etc.); about 15.1% of the total US population is Hispanic

Languages:
English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 2.7%, other 0.7% (2000 census)
note: the US has no official national language, but English has acquired official status in 28 of the 50 states; Hawaiian is an official language in the state of Hawaii

Religions:
Protestant 51.3%, Roman Catholic 23.9%, Mormon 1.7%, other Christian 1.6%, Jewish 1.7%, Buddhist 0.7%, Muslim 0.6%, other or unspecified 2.5%, unaffiliated 12.1%, none 4% (2007 est.)

Population:
318,892,103 (July 2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 4
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 19.4% (male 31,580,349/female 30,221,106)
15-24 years: 13.7% (male 22,436,057/female 21,321,861)
25-54 years: 39.9% (male 63,452,792/female 63,671,631)
55-64 years: 12.6% (male 19,309,019/female 20,720,284)
65 years and over: 13.9% (male 20,304,644/female 25,874,360) (2014 est.)
population pyramid: population pyramid

Dependency ratios:
total dependency ratio: 51 %
youth dependency ratio: 29.4 %
elderly dependency ratio: 21.6 %
potential support ratio: 4.6 (2014 est.)

Median age:
total: 37.6 years
male: 36.3 years
female: 39 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.77% (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 143
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Birth rate:
13.42 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 150
[see also: Birth rate country ranks ]

Death rate:
8.15 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 94
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
2.45 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 40
[see also: Net migration rate country ranks ]

Urbanization:
urban population: 82.4% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.14% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major urban areas - population:
New York-Newark 20.352 million; Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana 13.395 million; Chicago 9.676 million; Miami 6.061 million; Philadelphia 5.927 million; WASHINGTON, D.C. (capital) 4.705 million (2011)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2014 est.)

Mother's mean age at first birth:
25.4 (2009 est.)
[see also: Mother's mean age at first birth country ranks ]

Maternal mortality rate:
21 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
country comparison to the world: 136
[see also: Maternal mortality rate country ranks ]

Infant mortality rate:
total: 6.17 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 169
male: 6.75 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 5.56 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 79.56 years
country comparison to the world: 42
male: 77.11 years
female: 81.94 years (2014 est.)

Total fertility rate:
2.01 children born/woman (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 123
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

Contraceptive prevalence rate:
76.4%
note: percent of women aged 15-44 (2010)
[see also: Contraceptive prevalence rate country ranks ]

Health expenditures:
17.9% of GDP (2011)
country comparison to the world: 3
[see also: Health expenditures country ranks ]

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

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

Drinking water source:
improved:

urban: 99.4% of population
rural: 98% of population
total: 99.2% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0.6% of population
rural: 2% of population
total: 0.8% of population (2012 est.)

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2012 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.6% (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 64
[see also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
1.2 million (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 9
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
17,000 (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 19
[see also: HIV/AIDS - deaths country ranks ]

Obesity - adult prevalence rate:
33% (2008)
country comparison to the world: 18
[see also: Obesity - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

Children under the age of 5 years underweight:
1.3% (2004)
country comparison to the world: 129
[see also: Children under the age of 5 years underweight country ranks ]

Education expenditures:
5.4% of GDP (2010)
country comparison to the world: 63
[see also: Education expenditures - percent of GDP country ranks ]

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99%
male: 99%
female: 99% (2003 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 17 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2011)

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
total: 17.3%
country comparison to the world: 73
male: 18.7%
female: 15.7% (2011)


NOTE: The information regarding United States on this page is re-published from the 2016 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United States PEOPLE 2016 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United States PEOPLE 2016 should be addressed to the CIA.




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