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Guinea: People & Society#

Population11,474,383 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate2.63% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 42% (male 2,437,142/female 2,387,105)
15-24 years: 19.5% (male 1,130,432/female 1,108,834)
25-54 years: 30.4% (male 1,748,867/female 1,739,881)
55-64 years: 4.4% (male 243,032/female 266,578)
65 years and over: 3.6% (male 182,084/female 230,428) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.79 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate36.02 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate9.69 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsPeuhl 40%, Malinke 30%, Soussou 20%, smaller ethnic groups 10%
Infant mortality ratetotal: 55.24 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 58.17 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 52.22 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesFrench (official)
note: each ethnic group has its own language
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 59.6 years
male: 58.08 years
female: 61.17 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 41%
male: 52%
female: 30% (2010 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Guinean(s)
adjective: Guinean
Net migration rate0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsMuslim 85%, Christian 8%, indigenous beliefs 7%
Total fertility rate4.93 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate1.7% (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS118,100 (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths5,100 (2012 est.)
Median agetotal: 18.7 years
male: 18.4 years
female: 18.9 years (2014 est.)
Major infectious diseasesdegree of risk: very high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: malaria, dengue fever, and yellow fever
water contact disease: schistosomiasis
aerosolized dust or soil contact disease: Lassa fever
animal contact disease: rabies (2013)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 9 years
male: 10 years
female: 7 years (2011)
Education expenditures2.5% of GDP (2012)
Urbanizationurban population: 35.4% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 3.86% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 92.2% of population
rural: 65% of population
total: 74.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 7.8% of population
rural: 35% of population
total: 25.2% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 32.7% of population
rural: 11.2% of population
total: 18.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 67.3% of population
rural: 88.8% of population
total: 81.1% of population (2012 est.)
Major urban areas - populationCONAKRY (capital) 1.786 million (2011)
Maternal mortality rate610 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight16.3% (2012)
Health expenditures6% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density0.1 physicians/1,000 population (2005)
Hospital bed density0.3 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate4.4% (2008)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 571,774
percentage: 25 % (2003 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth18.9
note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2012 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate5.6% (2012)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 82.4 %
youth dependency ratio: 76.7 %
elderly dependency ratio: 5.6 %
potential support ratio: 17.7 (2014 est.)