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    Philippines People - 2005
    http://www.allcountries.org/wfb2005/philippines/philippines_people.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      87,857,473 (July 2005 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 35.4% (male 15,869,636/female 15,255,588)
      15-64 years: 60.6% (male 26,503,785/female 26,722,511)
      65 years and over: 4% (male 1,523,213/female 1,982,740) (2005 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 22.27 years
      male: 21.77 years
      female: 22.8 years (2005 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      1.84% (2005 est.)

      Birth rate:
      25.31 births/1,000 population (2005 est.)

      Death rate:
      5.47 deaths/1,000 population (2005 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      -1.49 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2005 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
      total population: 1 male(s)/female (2005 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 23.51 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 26.34 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 20.54 deaths/1,000 live births (2005 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 69.91 years
      male: 67.03 years
      female: 72.92 years (2005 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      3.16 children born/woman (2005 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      less than 0.1% (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      9,000 (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      less than 500 (2003 est.)

      Major infectious diseases:
      degree of risk: high
      food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
      vectorborne diseases: dengue fever and malaria are high risks in some locations
      animal contact disease: rabies (2004)

      Nationality:
      noun: Filipino(s)
      adjective: Philippine

      Ethnic groups:
      Tagalog 28.1%, Cebuano 13.1%, Llocano 9%, Bisaya/Binisaya 7.6%, Hiligaynon Ilonggo 7.5%, Bikol 6%, Waray 3.4%, other 25.3% (2000 census)

      Religions:
      Roman Catholic 80.9%, Evangelical 2.8%, Iglesia ni Kristo 2.3%, Aglipayan 2%, other Christian 4.5%, Muslim 5%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.6%, none 0.1% (2000 census)

      Languages:
      two official languages - Filipino (based on Tagalog) and English; eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 92.6%
      male: 92.5%
      female: 92.7% (2002)


      NOTE: The information regarding Philippines on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Philippines People 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Philippines People 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.









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