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Marshall Islands People 2008
http://www.allcountries.org/wfb2008/marshall_islands/marshall_islands_people.html
SOURCE: 2008 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
61,815 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 38.3% (male 12,061/female 11,622)
15-64 years: 58.9% (male 18,634/female 17,775)
65 years and over: 2.8% (male 832/female 891) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 20.7 years
male: 20.7 years
female: 20.7 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
2.207% (2007 est.)

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

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

Net migration rate:
-5.65 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.038 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.048 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.934 male(s)/female
total population: 1.041 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 27.3 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 30.62 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 23.82 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 70.61 years
male: 68.61 years
female: 72.71 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

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

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA

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

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA

Nationality:
noun: Marshallese (singular and plural)
adjective: Marshallese

Ethnic groups:
Micronesian

Religions:
Protestant 54.8%, Assembly of God 25.8%, Roman Catholic 8.4%, Bukot nan Jesus 2.8%, Mormon 2.1%, other Christian 3.6%, other 1%, none 1.5% (1999 census)

Languages:
Marshallese (official) 98.2%, other languages 1.8% (1999 census)
note: English (official), widely spoken as a second language

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 93.7%
male: 93.6%
female: 93.7% (1999)


NOTE: The information regarding Marshall Islands 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 Marshall Islands People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Marshall Islands People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.



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