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    Guinea People - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/guinea/guinea_people.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 9,030,220 (July 2003 est.)


      Age structure: 0-14 years: 44.4% (male 2,027,970; female 1,986,300)
      15-64 years: 52.4% (male 2,358,566; female 2,372,384)
      65 years and over: 3.2% (male 124,382; female 160,618) (2003 est.)


      Median age: total: 17.7 years
      male: 17.4 years
      female: 17.9 years (2002)


      Population growth rate: 2.37% (2003 est.)


      Birth rate: 42.5 births/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Death rate: 15.7 deaths/1,000 population (2003 est.)


      Net migration rate: -3.14 migrant(s)/1,000 population
      note: as a result of conflict in neighboring countries, Guinea is host to approximately 150,000 Liberian and Sierra Leonean refugees (2003 est.)


      Sex ratio: at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
      total population: 1 male(s)/female (2003 est.)


      Infant mortality rate: total: 93.3 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 87.63 deaths/1,000 live births (2003 est.)
      male: 98.8 deaths/1,000 live births


      Life expectancy at birth: total population: 49.54 years
      male: 48.28 years
      female: 50.83 years (2003 est.)


      Total fertility rate: 5.9 children born/woman (2003 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 1.54% (2001 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 55,000 (1999 est.)


      HIV/AIDS - deaths: 9,000 (2001 est.)


      Nationality: noun: Guinean(s)
      adjective: Guinean


      Ethnic groups: Peuhl 40%, Malinke 30%, Soussou 20%, smaller ethnic groups 10%


      Religions: Muslim 85%, Christian 8%, indigenous beliefs 7%


      Languages: French (official), each ethnic group has its own language


      Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 35.9%
      male: 49.9%
      female: 21.9% (1995 est.)

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

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