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Senegal People 2007
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SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
12,521,851 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 42% (male 2,656,122/female 2,608,423)
15-64 years: 55% (male 3,426,504/female 3,454,372)
65 years and over: 3% (male 176,877/female 199,553) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 18.7 years
male: 18.5 years
female: 18.9 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
2.645% (2007 est.)

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

Death rate:
10.96 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: 1.018 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.992 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.886 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 60.15 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 64.06 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 56.12 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 56.69 years
male: 55.34 years
female: 58.09 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

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

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.8% (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
44,000 (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
3,500 (2003 est.)

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

Nationality:
noun: Senegalese (singular and plural)
adjective: Senegalese

Ethnic groups:
Wolof 43.3%, Pular 23.8%, Serer 14.7%, Jola 3.7%, Mandinka 3%, Soninke 1.1%, European and Lebanese 1%, other 9.4%

Religions:
Muslim 94%, Christian 5% (mostly Roman Catholic), indigenous beliefs 1%

Languages:
French (official), Wolof, Pulaar, Jola, Mandinka

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 39.3%
male: 51.1%
female: 29.2% (2002 est.)


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



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