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Sao Tome and Principe People 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
212,679 (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 46.9% (male 50,475/female 49,188)
15-64 years: 49.7% (male 51,325/female 54,289)
65 years and over: 3.5% (male 3,335/female 4,067) (2009 est.)

Median age:
total: 16.4 years
male: 15.9 years
female: 17 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:
3.093% (2009 est.)

Birth rate:
38.54 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Death rate:
5.98 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)

Net migration rate:
-1.81 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Urbanization:
urban population: 61% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3% annual rate of change (2005-10 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: 0.82 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 37.12 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 38.84 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 35.35 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 68.32 years
male: 66.65 years
female: 70.04 years (2009 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

Total fertility rate:
5.33 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA

Major infectious diseases:
degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne disease: malaria
animal contact disease: rabies (2009)

Nationality:
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)

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

Languages:
Portuguese (official)

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 84.9%
male: 92.2%
female: 77.9% (2001 census)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 10 years
male: 10 years
female: 10 years (2006)

Education expenditures:
NA


NOTE: The information regarding Sao Tome and Principe on this page is re-published from the 2009 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Sao Tome and Principe People 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Sao Tome and Principe People 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.



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