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Cabo Verde: People & Society#

Population538,535 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate1.39% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 30.6% (male 82,942/female 82,069)
15-24 years: 21.4% (male 57,633/female 57,637)
25-54 years: 38% (male 99,248/female 105,381)
55-64 years: 4.9% (male 10,917/female 15,352)
65 years and over: 5.2% (male 10,322/female 17,034) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.6 male(s)/female
total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate20.72 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate6.17 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsCreole (mulatto) 71%, African 28%, European 1%
Infant mortality ratetotal: 24.28 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 27.82 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 20.63 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesPortuguese (official), Crioulo (a blend of Portuguese and West African words)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 71.57 years
male: 69.32 years
female: 73.89 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 84.9%
male: 89.7%
female: 80.3% (2011 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Cabo Verdean(s)
adjective: Cabo Verdean
Net migration rate-0.64 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsRoman Catholic 77.3%, Protestant 3.7% (includes Church of the Nazarene 1.7%, Adventist 1.5%, Universal Kingdom of God .4%, and God and Love .1%), other Christian 4.3% (includes Christian Rationalism 1.9%, Jehovah's Witness 1%, Assembly of God .9%, and New Apostolic .5%), Muslim 1.8%, other 1.3%, none 10.8%, unspecified 0.7% (2010 est.)
Total fertility rate2.34 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.2% (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS800 (2001) (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Median agetotal: 24 years
male: 23.2 years
female: 24.8 years (2014 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2012)
Education expenditures5% of GDP (2011)
Urbanizationurban population: 62.6% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 2.12% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 91.2% of population
rural: 86% of population
total: 89.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 8.8% of population
rural: 14% of population
total: 10.7% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 75.2% of population
rural: 47.2% of population
total: 64.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 24.8% of population
rural: 52.8% of population
total: 35.1% of population (2012 est.)
Major urban areas - populationPRAIA (capital) 132,000 (2011)
Maternal mortality rate79 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Health expenditures4.8% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density0.3 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density2.1 beds/1,000 population (2010)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate10% (2008)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 1,948
percentage: 3 %
note: data represents children ages 10-14 (2001 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth19.5
note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2005 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate61.3% (2005)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 51.7 %
youth dependency ratio: 43.8 %
elderly dependency ratio: 8 %
potential support ratio: 12.6 (2014 est.)