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Cape Verde People 2008

https://allcountries.org/wfb2008/cape_verde/cape_verde_people.html
SOURCE: 2008 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
423,613 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 36.9% (male 78,971/female 77,524)
15-64 years: 56.4% (male 116,751/female 122,065)
65 years and over: 6.7% (male 10,423/female 17,879) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 20.2 years
male: 19.4 years
female: 21.1 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.606% (2007 est.)

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

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

Net migration rate:
-11.83 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.019 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.956 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.583 male(s)/female
total population: 0.948 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 45.27 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 50.31 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 40.08 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 71.02 years
male: 67.69 years
female: 74.44 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

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

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.035% (2001 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
775 (2001)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
225 (as of 2001)

Nationality:
noun: Cape Verdean(s)
adjective: Cape Verdean

Ethnic groups:
Creole (mulatto) 71%, African 28%, European 1%

Religions:
Roman Catholic (infused with indigenous beliefs), Protestant (mostly Church of the Nazarene)

Languages:
Portuguese, Crioulo (a blend of Portuguese and West African words)

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 76.6%
male: 85.8%
female: 69.2% (2003 est.)


NOTE: The information regarding Cape Verde on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Cape Verde People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cape Verde People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.



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