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Federated States of Micronesia: People & Society#

Population105,681 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate-0.42% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 31.9% (male 17,120/female 16,561)
15-24 years: 20.2% (male 10,755/female 10,609)
25-54 years: 38% (male 19,483/female 20,686)
55-64 years: 6.5% (male 3,440/female 3,477)
65 years and over: 3.2% (male 1,576/female 1,974) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate20.97 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate4.25 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsChuukese/Mortlockese 49.3%, Pohnpeian 29.8%, Kosraean 6.3%, Yapese 5.7%, Yap outer islanders 5.1%, Polynesian 1.6%, Asian 1.4%, other 0.8% (2010 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 21.93 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 24.28 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 19.47 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesEnglish (official and common language), Chuukese, Kosrean, Pohnpeian, Yapese, Ulithian, Woleaian, Nukuoro, Kapingamarangi
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 72.35 years
male: 70.34 years
female: 74.45 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 89%
male: 91%
female: 88% (1980 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Micronesian(s)
adjective: Micronesian; Chuukese, Kosraen(s), Pohnpeian(s), Yapese
Net migration rate-20.93 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsRoman Catholic 54.7%, Protestant 41.1% (includes Congregational 38.5%, Baptist 1.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 0.8%, Assembly of God .7%), Mormon 1.5%, other 1.9%, none 0.7%, unspecified 0.1% (2010 est.)
Total fertility rate2.55 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Median agetotal: 23.8 years
male: 23.2 years
female: 24.4 years (2014 est.)
Education expendituresNA
Urbanizationurban population: 22.6% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 0.98% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 94.8% of population
rural: 87.4% of population
total: 89% of population
unimproved: urban: 5.2% of population
rural: 12.6% of population
total: 11% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 85.1% of population
rural: 49% of population
total: 57.2% of population
unimproved: urban: 14.9% of population
rural: 51% of population
total: 42.8% of population (2012 est.)
Major urban areas - populationPALIKIR (capital) 7,000 (2011)
Maternal mortality rate100 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Health expenditures13.4% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density0.18 physicians/1,000 population (2009)
Hospital bed density3.2 beds/1,000 population (2009)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate40.6% (2008)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 63.3 %
youth dependency ratio: 56.4 %
elderly dependency ratio: 6.9 %
potential support ratio: 14.6 (2014 est.)