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    Zimbabwe People - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/zimbabwe/zimbabwe_people.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 12,576,742
      note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2003 est.)


      Age structure: 0-14 years: 39.7% (male 2,517,608; female 2,471,342)
      15-64 years: 56.8% (male 3,600,832; female 3,542,497)
      65 years and over: 3.5% (male 224,631; female 219,832) (2003 est.)


      Median age: total: 18.9 years
      female: 18.9 years (2002)
      male: 18.9 years


      Population growth rate: 0.83% (2003 est.)


      Birth rate: 30.34 births/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Death rate: 22.02 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Net migration rate: NEGL migrant(s)/1,000 population
      note: there is an increasing flow of Zimbabweans into South Africa and Botswana in search of better economic opportunities (2003 est.)


      Sex ratio: at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 1.02 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2003 est.)


      Infant mortality rate: total: 66.47 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 63.69 deaths/1,000 live births (2003 est.)
      male: 69.17 deaths/1,000 live births


      Life expectancy at birth: total population: 39.01 years
      male: 40.09 years
      female: 37.89 years (2003 est.)


      Total fertility rate: 3.66 children born/woman (2003 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 33.7% (2001 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 2.3 million (2001 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - deaths: 200,000 (2001 est.)


      Nationality: noun: Zimbabwean(s)
      adjective: Zimbabwean


      Ethnic groups: African 98% (Shona 82%, Ndebele 14%, other 2%), mixed and Asian 1%, white less than 1%


      Religions: syncretic (part Christian, part indigenous beliefs) 50%, Christian 25%, indigenous beliefs 24%, Muslim and other 1%


      Languages: English (official), Shona, Sindebele (the language of the Ndebele, sometimes called Ndebele), numerous but minor tribal dialects


      Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write English
      total population: 90.7%
      male: 94.2%
      female: 87.2% (2003 est.)


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

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