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Costa Rica People 2007
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SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
4,133,884 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 27.8% (male 587,395/female 560,408)
15-64 years: 66.4% (male 1,388,114/female 1,357,157)
65 years and over: 5.8% (male 111,758/female 129,052) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 26.8 years
male: 26.3 years
female: 27.2 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
1.412% (2007 est.)

Birth rate:
18.02 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Death rate:
4.39 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Net migration rate:
0.48 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.048 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.023 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.866 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 9.45 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 10.32 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 8.53 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 77.21 years
male: 74.61 years
female: 79.94 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

Total fertility rate:
2.21 children born/woman (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.6% (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
12,000 (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
900 (2003 est.)

Nationality:
noun: Costa Rican(s)
adjective: Costa Rican

Ethnic groups:
white (including mestizo) 94%, black 3%, Amerindian 1%, Chinese 1%, other 1%

Religions:
Roman Catholic 76.3%, Evangelical 13.7%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.3%, other Protestant 0.7%, other 4.8%, none 3.2%

Languages:
Spanish (official), English

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 96%
male: 95.9%
female: 96.1% (2003 est.)


NOTE: The information regarding Costa Rica on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Costa Rica People 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Costa Rica People 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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