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New Caledonia: People & Society#

Population growth rate1.42% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 23.6% (male 32,311/female 30,926)
15-24 years: 17% (male 23,218/female 22,260)
25-54 years: 42.8% (male 57,646/female 56,939)
55-64 years: 8.5% (male 10,698/female 11,128)
65 years and over: 8.2% (male 10,135/female 12,579) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.81 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate15.57 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate5.45 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsKanak 40.3%, European 29.2%, Wallisian, Futunian 8.7%, Tahitian 2%, Indonesian 1.6%, Vietnamese 1%, Ni-Vanuatu 0.9%, other 16.2% (2009 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 5.46 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 6.43 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.43 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesFrench (official), 33 Melanesian-Polynesian dialects
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 77.31 years
male: 73.29 years
female: 81.54 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 96.2%
male: 96.8%
female: 95.5% (1996 census)
Nationalitynoun: New Caledonian(s)
adjective: New Caledonian
Net migration rate4.06 migrant(s)/1,000 population
note: 'there has been steady emigration from Wallis and Futuna to New Caledonia (2014 est.)
Population267,840 (July 2014 est.)
ReligionsRoman Catholic 60%, Protestant 30%, other 10%
Total fertility rate1.99 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Median agetotal: 31.1 years
male: 30.4 years
female: 31.7 years (2014 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 57% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 98.5% of population
rural: 98.5% of population
total: 98.5% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.5% of population
rural: 1.5% of population
total: 1.5% of population (2011 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2011 est.)
Major urban areas - populationNOUMEA (capital) 144,000 (2009)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 48.3 %
youth dependency ratio: 33.6 %
elderly dependency ratio: 14.7 %
potential support ratio: 6.8 (2013)