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Jordan People 2007
https://allcountries.org/wfb2007/jordan/jordan_people.html
SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
6,053,193 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 33% (male 1,018,934/female 977,645)
15-64 years: 63% (male 2,037,550/female 1,777,361)
65 years and over: 4% (male 117,279/female 124,424) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 23.5 years
male: 24.1 years
female: 22.8 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
2.412% (2007 est.)

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

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

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

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.042 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.146 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.943 male(s)/female
total population: 1.102 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 16.16 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 19.33 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 12.81 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 78.55 years
male: 76.04 years
female: 81.22 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

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

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
less than 0.1% (2001 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
600 (2003 est.)

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

Nationality:
noun: Jordanian(s)
adjective: Jordanian

Ethnic groups:
Arab 98%, Circassian 1%, Armenian 1%

Religions:
Sunni Muslim 92%, Christian 6% (majority Greek Orthodox, but some Greek and Roman Catholics, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox, and Protestant denominations), other 2% (several small Shi'a Muslim and Druze populations) (2001 est.)

Languages:
Arabic (official), English widely understood among upper and middle classes

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 89.9%
male: 95.1%
female: 84.7% (2003 est.)


NOTE: The information regarding Jordan on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Jordan People 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jordan People 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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