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    Vanuatu People - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/vanuatu/vanuatu_people.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 199,414 (July 2003 est.)


      Age structure: 0-14 years: 34.8% (male 35,499; female 33,992)
      15-64 years: 61.8% (male 63,021; female 60,149)
      65 years and over: 3.4% (male 3,605; female 3,148) (2003 est.)


      Median age: total: 21.9 years
      male: 22 years
      female: 21.8 years (2002)


      Population growth rate: 1.61% (2003 est.)


      Birth rate: 24.26 births/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Death rate: 8.13 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 1.15 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.05 male(s)/female (2003 est.)


      Infant mortality rate: total: 58.11 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 55.32 deaths/1,000 live births (2003 est.)
      male: 60.76 deaths/1,000 live births


      Life expectancy at birth: total population: 61.71 years
      male: 60.28 years
      female: 63.21 years (2003 est.)


      Total fertility rate: 2.98 children born/woman (2003 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: NA%


      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: NA


      HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA


      Nationality: noun: Ni-Vanuatu (singular and plural)
      adjective: Ni-Vanuatu


      Ethnic groups: indigenous Melanesian 98%, French, Vietnamese, Chinese, other Pacific Islanders


      Religions: Presbyterian 36.7%, Anglican 15%, Roman Catholic 15%, indigenous beliefs 7.6%, Seventh-Day Adventist 6.2%, Church of Christ 3.8%, other 15.7% (including Jon Frum Cargo cult)


      Languages: three official languages: English, French, pidgin (known as Bislama or Bichelama), plus more than 100 local languages


      Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 53%
      male: 57%
      female: 48% (1979 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Vanuatu 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 Vanuatu People 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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