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Equatorial Guinea:
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Geography, Government, Economy, Communications & Transportation, Military & Transnational Issues.
Population
Definition - World rank and map
616,459 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
22 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 42% (male 131,696/female 127,253)
15-64 years: 53.8% (male 162,458/female 169,445)
65 years and over: 4.2% (male 11,394/female 14,213) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 18.9 years
male: 18.3 years
female: 19.5 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
2.732% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
37.04 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
9.72 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
NA
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 83.75 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 84.85 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 82.61 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
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total population: 61.23 years
male: 60.36 years
female: 62.13 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
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5.16 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
3.4% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
5,900 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
370 (2001 est.)
Major infectious diseases
Definition
degree of risk: very high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne disease: malaria (2008)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Equatorial Guinean(s) or Equatoguinean(s)
adjective: Equatorial Guinean or Equatoguinean
Ethnic groups
Definition
Fang 85.7%, Bubi 6.5%, Mdowe 3.6%, Annobon 1.6%, Bujeba 1.1%, other 1.4% (1994 census)
Religions
Definition
nominally Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic, pagan practices
Languages
Definition
Spanish 67.6% (official), other 32.4% (includes French (official), Fang, Bubi) (1994 census)
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 87%
male: 93.4%
female: 80.5% (2000 est.)


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