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    Chad People - 2003
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    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 9,253,493 (July 2003 est.)


      Age structure: 0-14 years: 47.9% (male 2,228,605; female 2,201,368)
      15-64 years: 49.3% (male 2,171,169; female 2,393,184)
      65 years and over: 2.8% (male 105,686; female 153,481) (2003 est.)


      Median age: total: 16 years
      male: 15.2 years
      female: 16.8 years (2002)


      Population growth rate: 3.07% (2003 est.)


      Birth rate: 47.06 births/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Death rate: 16.38 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.)


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


      Sex ratio: at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.91 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2003 est.)


      Infant mortality rate: total: 95.74 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 86.11 deaths/1,000 live births (2003 est.)
      male: 105 deaths/1,000 live births


      Life expectancy at birth: total population: 48.51 years
      male: 46.97 years
      female: 50.1 years (2003 est.)


      Total fertility rate: 6.44 children born/woman (2003 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 3.6% 5%-7% (2001 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 150,000 (2001 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - deaths: 14,000 (confirmed AIDS cases, actual number far higher but difficult to estimate) (2001 est.)


      Nationality: noun: Chadian(s)
      adjective: Chadian


      Ethnic groups: 200 distinct groups; in the north and center: Arabs, Gorane (Toubou, Daza, Kreda), Zaghawa, Kanembou, Ouaddai, Baguirmi, Hadjerai, Fulbe, Kotoko, Hausa, Boulala, and Maba, most of whom are Muslim; in the south: Sara (Ngambaye, Mbaye, Goulaye), Moundang, Moussei, Massa, most of whom are Christian or animist; about 1,000 French citizens live in Chad


      Religions: Muslim 51%, Christian 35%, animist 7%, other 7%


      Languages: French (official), Arabic (official), Sara (in south), more than 120 different languages and dialects


      Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write French or Arabic
      total population: 47.5%
      male: 56%
      female: 39.3% (2003 est.)


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

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