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    Cuba People - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/cuba/cuba_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      11,382,820 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 19.1% (male 1,117,677/female 1,058,512)
      15-64 years: 70.3% (male 4,001,161/female 3,999,303)
      65 years and over: 10.6% (male 554,148/female 652,019) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 35.9 years
      male: 35.2 years
      female: 36.5 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      0.31% (2006 est.)

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

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

      Net migration rate:
      -1.57 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.85 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 6.22 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 6.99 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 5.41 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 77.41 years
      male: 75.11 years
      female: 79.85 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

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

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      less than 0.1% (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      3,300 (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      less than 200 (2003 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Cuban(s)
      adjective: Cuban

      Ethnic groups:
      mulatto 51%, white 37%, black 11%, Chinese 1%

      Religions:
      nominally 85% Roman Catholic prior to CASTRO assuming power; Protestants, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jews, and Santeria are also represented

      Languages:
      Spanish

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 97%
      male: 97.2%
      female: 96.9% (2003 est.)

      People - note:
      illicit migration is a continuing problem; Cubans attempt to depart the island and enter the US using homemade rafts, alien smugglers, direct flights, or falsified visas; Cubans also use non-maritime routes to enter the US including direct flights to Miami and over-land via the southwest border


      NOTE: The information regarding Cuba 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 Cuba People 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cuba People 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
    Copyright © 2006 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)


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