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Guinea-Bissau People 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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GuineaBissau People 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


Population:
1,533,964 (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 40.8% (male 312,253/female 313,609)
15-64 years: 56.1% (male 414,924/female 445,639)
65 years and over: 3.1% (male 19,191/female 28,348) (2009 est.)

Median age:
total: 19.3 years
male: 18.7 years
female: 19.8 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:
2.019% (2009 est.)

Birth rate:
35.97 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Death rate:
16.05 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)

Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Urbanization:
urban population: 30% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.93 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.68 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 99.82 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 109.89 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 89.45 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 47.9 years
male: 46.07 years
female: 49.79 years (2009 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

Total fertility rate:
4.65 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
1.8% (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
16,000 (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
1,100 (2007 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
water contact disease: schistosomiasis
animal contact disease: rabies (2009)

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:
Muslim 50%, indigenous beliefs 40%, Christian 10%

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.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 5 years
male: 7 years
female: 4 years (2001)

Education expenditures:
5.2% of GDP (1999)


NOTE: The information regarding Guinea-Bissau on this page is re-published from the 2009 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea-Bissau People 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guinea-Bissau People 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.






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