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BURUNDI

Four ethnic groups populate Burundi: The Hutu who make up 83% of the population; the Tutsi who account for 13% of the population; Non-African residents who make up 3% of the country; and the Twa who make up the remaining 1%. Burundi is poor country racked with ethnic violence. Its people have a life expectancy at birth of only 45 years
POPULATION GRAPH

Population:
6,373,002
note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2002 est.)
Age structure:

0-14 years: 46.5% (male 1,497,865; female 1,466,455)
15-64 years: 50.7% (male 1,592,253; female 1,640,254)
65 years and over: 2.8% (male 71,915; female 104,260) (2002 est.)
Population growth rate:
2.36% (2002 est.)
Birth rate:
39.87 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)
Death rate:
16.3 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)
Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2002 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
69.97 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 45.94 years
female: 46.83 years (2002 est.)
male: 45.08 years
Total fertility rate:
6.07 children born/woman (2002 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
11.32% (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
360,000 (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
39,000 (1999 est.)
Nationality:
noun: Burundian(s)
adjective: Burundi
Ethnic groups:
Hutu (Bantu) 85%, Tutsi (Hamitic) 14%, Twa (Pygmy) 1%, Europeans 3,000, South Asians 2,000
Religions:
Christian 67% (Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 5%), indigenous beliefs 23%, Muslim 10%
Languages:
Kirundi (official), French (official), Swahili (along Lake Tanganyika and in the Bujumbura area)
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 35.3%
male: 49.3%
female: 22.5% (1995 est.)