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Dominica:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
72,514 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
96.2 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 24.7% (male 9,175/female 8,762)
15-64 years: 65.1% (male 24,192/female 22,995)
65 years and over: 10.2% (male 3,178/female 4,212) (2008 est.)
Median Age
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total: 29.4 years
male: 29 years
female: 29.8 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.196% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
15.73 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
8.32 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
-5.46 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.75 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
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total: 14.12 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 19 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 9.01 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
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total population: 75.33 years
male: 72.39 years
female: 78.41 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
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2.1 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
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NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
NA
Nationality
Definition
noun: Dominican(s)
adjective: Dominican
Ethnic groups
Definition
black 86.8%, mixed 8.9%, Carib Amerindian 2.9%, white 0.8%, other 0.7% (2001 census)
Religions
Definition
Roman Catholic 61.4%, Seventh Day Adventist 6%, Pentecostal 5.6%, Baptist 4.1%, Methodist 3.7%, Church of God 1.2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.2%, other Christian 7.7%, Rastafarian 1.3%, other or unspecified 1.6%, none 6.1% (2001 census)
Languages
Definition
English (official), French patois
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
total population: 94%
male: 94%
female: 94% (2003 est.)


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