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Vanuatu: People & Society#

Population266,937 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate2.01% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 37.3% (male 50,810/female 48,753)
15-24 years: 19.8% (male 26,341/female 26,620)
25-54 years: 34.2% (male 44,732/female 46,545)
55-64 years: 3.7% (male 6,751/female 6,599)
65 years and over: 3.6% (male 5,020/female 4,766) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.07 male(s)/female
total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate25.69 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate4.14 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsNi-Vanuatu 97.6%, part Ni-Vanuatu 1.1%, other 1.3% (2009 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 16.41 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 17.53 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 15.23 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
Languageslocal languages (more than 100) 63.2%, Bislama (official; creole) 33.7%, English (official) 2%, French (official) 0.6%, other 0.5% (2009 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 72.72 years
male: 71.16 years
female: 74.36 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 83.2%
male: NA 84.9%
female: NA 81.6% (2011 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Ni-Vanuatu (singular and plural)
adjective: Ni-Vanuatu
Net migration rate-1.5 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsProtestant 70% (includes Presbyterian 27.9%, Anglican 15.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 12.5%, Assemblies of God 4.7%, Church of Christ 4.5%, Neil Thomas Ministry 3.1%, and Apostolic 2.2%), Roman Catholic 12.4%, customary beliefs 3.7% (including Jon Frum cargo cult), other 12.6%, none 1.1%, unspecified 0.2% (2009 est.)
Total fertility rate3.36 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Median agetotal: 21.1 years
male: 20.7 years
female: 21.4 years (2014 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 10 years (2004)
Education expenditures5% of GDP (2009)
Urbanizationurban population: 26% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: 4.2% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 97.8% of population
rural: 88.3% of population
total: 90.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 2.2% of population
rural: 11.7% of population
total: 9.4% of population (2011 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 65.1% of population
rural: 55.4% of population
total: 57.8% of population
unimproved: urban: 34.9% of population
rural: 44.6% of population
total: 42.2% of population (2011 est.)
Maternal mortality rate110 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight11.7% (2007)
Health expenditures4.1% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density0.12 physicians/1,000 population (2008)
Hospital bed density1.7 beds/1,000 population (2008)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate27.5% (2008)
Contraceptive prevalence rate38.4% (2007)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 69.5 %
youth dependency ratio: 62.8 %
elderly dependency ratio: 6.7 %
potential support ratio: 15 (2013)