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Guinea-Bissau: People & Society#

Population1,693,398 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate1.93% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 39.8% (male 336,053/female 337,270)
15-24 years: 20.2% (male 169,574/female 172,221)
25-54 years: 32.1% (male 270,432/female 273,053)
55-64 years: 4.7% (male 29,112/female 50,083)
65 years and over: 3.2% (male 21,236/female 34,364) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.64 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate33.83 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate14.54 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsAfrican 99% (includes Balanta 30%, Fula 20%, Manjaca 14%, Mandinga 13%, Papel 7%), European and mulatto less than 1%
Infant mortality ratetotal: 90.92 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 100.59 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 80.97 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesPortuguese (official), Crioulo, African languages
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 49.87 years
male: 47.87 years
female: 51.93 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 55.3%
male: 68.9%
female: 42.1% (2011 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Bissau-Guinean(s)
adjective: Bissau-Guinean
Net migration rate0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsMuslim 50%, indigenous beliefs 40%, Christian 10%
Total fertility rate4.3 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate3.9% (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS41,300 (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths2,300 (2012 est.)
Median agetotal: 19.8 years
male: 19.3 years
female: 20.3 years (2014 est.)
Major infectious diseasesdegree of risk: very high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: malaria, dengue fever, and yellow fever
water contact disease: schistosomiasis
animal contact disease: rabies (2013)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 9 years (2006)
Education expendituresNA
Urbanizationurban population: 43.9% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 3.59% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 96.1% of population
rural: 55.5% of population
total: 73.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 3.9% of population
rural: 44.5% of population
total: 26.4% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 33.5% of population
rural: 8.5% of population
total: 19.7% of population
unimproved: urban: 66.5% of population
rural: 91.5% of population
total: 80.3% of population (2012 est.)
Major urban areas - populationBISSAU (capital) 423,000 (2011)
Maternal mortality rate790 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight16.6% (2008)
Health expenditures6.3% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density0.07 physicians/1,000 population (2009)
Hospital bed density1 beds/1,000 population (2009)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate4.9% (2008)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 226,316
percentage: 57 % (2010 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate14% (2010)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 79.1 %
youth dependency ratio: 73.9 %
elderly dependency ratio: 5.2 %
potential support ratio: 19.3 (2014 est.)