Equitorial Guinea Population  

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EQUATORIAL GUINEA

The people of Equatorial Guinea come from tree primary ethnic groups- the Bioko (primarily Bubi, some Fernandinos), Rio Muni (primarily Fang) and Ndow. There are also less then 1,000 Europeans living in the country, mostly Spanish. Spanish and French are the official languages of the country.
POPULATION GRAPH
Population:
540,109 (July 2006 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 41.7% (male 113,083/female 111,989)
15-64 years: 54.5% (male 141,914/female 152,645)
65 years and over: 3.8% (male 8,886/female 11,592) (2006 est.)
Median age:
total: 18.8 years
male: 18.2 years
female: 19.4 years (2006 est.)
Population growth rate:
2.05% (2006 est.)
Birth rate:
35.59 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)
Death rate:
15.06 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)
Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.93 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2006 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 89.21 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 95.22 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 83.02 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 49.54 years
male: 48 years
female: 51.13 years (2006 est.)
Total fertility rate:
4.55 children born/woman (2006 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
3.4% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
5,900 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
370 (2001 est.)
Major infectious diseases:
degree of risk: very high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne disease: malaria (2007)
Nationality:
noun: Equatorial Guinean(s) or Equatoguinean(s)
adjective: Equatorial Guinean or Equatoguinean
Ethnic groups:
Bioko (primarily Bubi, some Fernandinos), Rio Muni (primarily Fang), Europeans less than 1,000, mostly Spanish
Religions:
nominally Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic, pagan practices
Languages:
Spanish (official), French (official), pidgin English, Fang, Bubi, Ibo
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 85.7%
male: 93.3%
female: 78.4% (2003 est.)