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    Sao Tome and Principe People - 2006

      193,413 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 47.5% (male 46,478/female 45,302)
      15-64 years: 48.8% (male 45,631/female 48,661)
      65 years and over: 3.8% (male 3,368/female 3,973) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 16.2 years
      male: 15.6 years
      female: 16.8 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      3.15% (2006 est.)

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

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

      Net migration rate:
      -2.32 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.85 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 41.83 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 43.74 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 39.86 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 67.31 years
      male: 65.73 years
      female: 68.95 years (2006 est.)

      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy

      See also: Health Performance

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

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:

      Major infectious diseases:
      degree of risk: high
      food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
      vectorborne disease: malaria (2005)

      noun: Sao Tomean(s)
      adjective: Sao Tomean

      Ethnic groups:
      mestico, angolares (descendants of Angolan slaves), forros (descendants of freed slaves), servicais (contract laborers from Angola, Mozambique, and Cape Verde), tongas (children of servicais born on the islands), Europeans (primarily Portuguese)

      Catholic 70.3%, Evangelical 3.4%, New Apostolic 2%, Adventist 1.8%, other 3.1%, none 19.4% (2001 census)

      Portuguese (official)

      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 79.3%
      male: 85%
      female: 62% (1991 est.)

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

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