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Comoros: People & Society#

Population766,865 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate1.87% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 41.3% (male 157,996/female 159,088)
15-24 years: 18.8% (male 69,688/female 74,418)
25-54 years: 31.9% (male 116,235/female 128,647)
55-64 years: 4.1% (male 14,074/female 17,700)
65 years and over: 3.7% (male 13,696/female 15,323) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.9 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.92 male(s)/female
total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate29.05 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate7.76 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsAntalote, Cafre, Makoa, Oimatsaha, Sakalava
Infant mortality ratetotal: 65.31 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 76.11 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 54.18 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesArabic (official), French (official), Shikomoro (a blend of Swahili and Arabic)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 63.48 years
male: 61.23 years
female: 65.8 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 75.5%
male: 80.5%
female: 70.6% (2011 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Comoran(s)
adjective: Comoran
Net migration rate-2.58 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsSunni Muslim 98%, Roman Catholic 2%
Total fertility rate3.76 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSfewer than 500 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 100 (2009 est.)
Median agetotal: 19.2 years
male: 18.5 years
female: 19.8 years (2014 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 12 years (2012)
Education expenditures7.6% of GDP (2008)
Urbanizationurban population: 28% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 2.84% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: rural: 96.7% of population
unimproved: rural: 3.3% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 50% of population
rural: 29.7% of population
total: 35.4% of population
unimproved: urban: 50% of population
rural: 70.3% of population
total: 64.6% of population (2010 est.)
Major urban areas - populationMORONI (capital) 54,000 (2011)
Maternal mortality rate280 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight25% (2000)
Health expenditures5.3% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density0.15 physicians/1,000 population (2004)
Hospital bed density2.2 beds/1,000 population (2006)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate4.4% (2008)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 39,550
percentage: 27 % (2000 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth24.6
note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2012 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate25.7% (2000)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 81 %
youth dependency ratio: 75.9 %
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1 %
potential support ratio: 19.5 (2014 est.)