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Guinea-Bissau People 2007
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SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
1,472,780 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 41.2% (male 302,408/female 303,786)
15-64 years: 55.8% (male 394,799/female 427,055)
65 years and over: 3% (male 18,463/female 26,269) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 19.1 years
male: 18.5 years
female: 19.7 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
2.052% (2007 est.)

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

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

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

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 0.995 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.924 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.703 male(s)/female
total population: 0.945 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 103.5 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 113.7 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 93.01 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 47.18 years
male: 45.37 years
female: 49.04 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

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

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
10% (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
17,000 (2001 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
1,200 (2001 est.)

Major infectious diseases:
degree of risk: very high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: malaria and yellow fever are high risks in some locations
water contact disease: schistosomiasis
respiratory disease: meningococcal meningitis (2007)

Nationality:
noun: Guinean(s)
adjective: Guinean

Ethnic groups:
African 99% (includes Balanta 30%, Fula 20%, Manjaca 14%, Mandinga 13%, Papel 7%), European and mulatto less than 1%

Religions:
indigenous beliefs 50%, Muslim 45%, Christian 5%

Languages:
Portuguese (official), Crioulo, African languages

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 42.4%
male: 58.1%
female: 27.4% (2003 est.)


NOTE: The information regarding Guinea-Bissau 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 Guinea-Bissau People 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guinea-Bissau People 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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