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Equatorial Guinea: People & Society#

Population722,254 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate2.54% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 40.8% (male 149,597/female 144,788)
15-24 years: 19.5% (male 71,609/female 69,061)
25-54 years: 31.5% (male 112,956/female 114,785)
55-64 years: 4.2% (male 13,052/female 17,247)
65 years and over: 4.1% (male 12,310/female 16,849) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.75 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate33.83 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate8.39 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsFang 85.7%, Bubi 6.5%, Mdowe 3.6%, Annobon 1.6%, Bujeba 1.1%, other 1.4% (1994 census)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 71.12 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 72.17 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 70.04 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesSpanish (official) 67.6%, other (includes French (official), Fang, Bubi) 32.4% (1994 census)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 63.49 years
male: 62.43 years
female: 64.58 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 94.2%
male: 97.1%
female: 91.1% (2011 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Equatorial Guinean(s) or Equatoguinean(s)
adjective: Equatorial Guinean or Equatoguinean
Net migration rate0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Religionsnominally Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic, pagan practices
Total fertility rate4.66 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate6.2% (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS31,400 (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths1,400 (2012 est.)
Median agetotal: 19.4 years
male: 18.8 years
female: 19.9 years (2014 est.)
Major infectious diseasesdegree of risk: very high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne disease: malaria and dengue fever
animal contact disease: rabies (2013)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 9 years
male: 10 years
female: 7 years (2000)
Education expenditures0.6% of GDP (2002)
Urbanizationurban population: 39.5% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 3.16% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 65.5% of population
rural: 41.6% of population
total: 50.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 34.5% of population
rural: 58.4% of population
total: 49.1% of population (2006 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 92.2% of population
rural: 86.8% of population
total: 88.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 7.8% of population
rural: 13.2% of population
total: 11.1% of population (2006 est.)
Major urban areas - populationMALABO (capital) 137,000 (2011)
Maternal mortality rate240 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight10.6% (2004)
Health expenditures4% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density0.3 physicians/1,000 population (2004)
Hospital bed density2.1 beds/1,000 population (2010)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate10.6% (2008)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 35,382
percentage: 28 % (2000 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate10.1% (2000)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 70.8 %
youth dependency ratio: 66.1 %
elderly dependency ratio: 4.7 %
potential support ratio: 21.1 (2014 est.)