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    Guinea-Bissau People - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/guineabissau/guineabissau_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      1,442,029 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 41.4% (male 297,623/female 298,942)
      15-64 years: 55.6% (male 384,559/female 417,811)
      65 years and over: 3% (male 18,048/female 25,046) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 19 years
      male: 18.4 years
      female: 19.6 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      2.07% (2006 est.)

      Birth rate:
      37.22 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Death rate:
      16.53 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.72 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 105.21 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 115.53 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 94.57 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 46.87 years
      male: 45.05 years
      female: 48.75 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      4.86 children born/woman (2006 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      10% (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      17,000 (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      1,200 (2001 est.)

      Major infectious diseases:
      degree of risk: very high
      food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
      vectorborne diseases: malaria and yellow fever are high risks in some locations
      water contact disease: schistosomiasis
      respiratory disease: meningococcal meningitis (2005)

      Nationality:
      noun: Guinean(s)
      adjective: Guinean

      Ethnic groups:
      African 99% (includes - Balanta 30%, Fula 20%, Manjaca 14%, Mandinga 13%, Papel 7%), European and mulatto less than 1%

      Religions:
      indigenous beliefs 50%, Muslim 45%, Christian 5%

      Languages:
      Portuguese (official), Crioulo, African languages

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 42.4%
      male: 58.1%
      female: 27.4% (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Guinea-Bissau on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea-Bissau People 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guinea-Bissau People 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
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