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    Cuba People - 2003
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    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 11,263,429 (July 2003 est.)


      Age structure: 0-14 years: 20.1% (male 1,164,376; female 1,103,061)
      15-64 years: 69.6% (male 3,932,604; female 3,909,523)
      65 years and over: 10.2% (male 531,608; female 622,257) (2003 est.)


      Median age: total: 34.5 years
      male: 33.9 years
      female: 35.1 years (2002)


      Population growth rate: 0.34% (2003 est.)


      Birth rate: 11.87 births/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Death rate: 7.38 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Net migration rate: -1.05 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Sex ratio: at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.85 male(s)/female
      total population: 1 male(s)/female (2003 est.)


      Infant mortality rate: total: 7.15 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 6.19 deaths/1,000 live births (2003 est.)
      male: 8.06 deaths/1,000 live births


      Life expectancy at birth: total population: 76.8 years
      male: 74.38 years
      female: 79.36 years (2003 est.)


      Total fertility rate: 1.61 children born/woman (2003 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: less than 0.1% (2001 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 3,200 (2001 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - deaths: 120 (2001 est.)


      Nationality: noun: Cuban(s)
      adjective: Cuban


      Ethnic groups: mulatto 51%, white 37%, black 11%, Chinese 1%


      Religions: nominally 85% Roman Catholic prior to CASTRO assuming power; Protestants, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jews, and Santeria are also represented


      Languages: Spanish


      Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      female: 96.9% (2003 est.)
      male: 97.2%
      total population: 97%


      People - note: illicit migration is a continuing problem; Cubans attempt to depart the island and enter the US using homemade rafts, alien smugglers, direct flights, or falsified visas; some 2,500 Cubans took to the Straits of Florida in 2002; the US Coast Guard interdicted about 60% of these migrants; Cubans also use non-maritime routes to enter the US; some 1,500 Cubans arrived overland via the southwest border and direct flights to Miami in 2002


      NOTE: The information regarding Cuba on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cuba People 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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