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Bahamas:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
307,451
note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
30.5 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 26.4% (male 40,608/female 40,506)
15-64 years: 66.9% (male 101,150/female 104,457)
65 years and over: 6.7% (male 8,472/female 12,258) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 28.4 years
male: 27.6 years
female: 29.2 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.57% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
17.06 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
9.22 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
-2.14 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 23.67 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 28.89 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 18.34 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
Definition - World rank and map
total population: 65.72 years
male: 62.5 years
female: 69 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
2.13 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
3% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
5,600 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
fewer than 200 (2003 est.)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Bahamian(s)
adjective: Bahamian
Ethnic groups
Definition
black 85%, white 12%, Asian and Hispanic 3%
Religions
Definition
Baptist 35.4%, Anglican 15.1%, Roman Catholic 13.5%, Pentecostal 8.1%, Church of God 4.8%, Methodist 4.2%, other Christian 15.2%, none or unspecified 2.9%, other 0.8% (2000 census)
Languages
Definition
English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants)
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 95.6%
male: 94.7%
female: 96.5% (2003 est.)


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