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Vanuatu People 2008
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SOURCE: 2008 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
211,971 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 31.9% (male 34,590/female 33,124)
15-64 years: 64.3% (male 69,496/female 66,745)
65 years and over: 3.8% (male 4,178/female 3,838) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 23.4 years
male: 23.4 years
female: 23.4 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
1.46% (2007 est.)

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

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

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

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.044 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.041 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.089 male(s)/female
total population: 1.044 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 52.45 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 54.96 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 49.81 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 63.22 years
male: 61.67 years
female: 64.84 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

Total fertility rate:
2.63 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: Ni-Vanuatu (singular and plural)
adjective: Ni-Vanuatu

Ethnic groups:
Ni-Vanuatu 98.5%, other 1.5% (1999 Census)

Religions:
Presbyterian 31.4%, Anglican 13.4%, Roman Catholic 13.1%, Seventh-Day Adventist 10.8%, other Christian 13.8%, indigenous beliefs 5.6% (including Jon Frum cargo cult), other 9.6%, none 1%, unspecified 1.3% (1999 Census)

Languages:
local languages (more than 100) 72.6%, pidgin (known as Bislama or Bichelama) 23.1%, English 1.9%, French 1.4%, other 0.3%, unspecified 0.7% (1999 Census)

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 74%
male: NA
female: NA (1999 census)


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



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