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Vanuatu:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
215,446 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
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17.7 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
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0-14 years: 31.3% (male 34,441/female 33,000)
15-64 years: 64.8% (male 71,159/female 68,435)
65 years and over: 3.9% (male 4,352/female 4,059) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 23.8 years
male: 23.8 years
female: 23.8 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.434% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
21.95 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
7.61 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
NA
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.07 male(s)/female
total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
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total: 50.77 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 53.32 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 48.09 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
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total population: 63.61 years
male: 62.04 years
female: 65.27 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
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2.57 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: Ni-Vanuatu (singular and plural)
adjective: Ni-Vanuatu
Ethnic groups
Definition
Ni-Vanuatu 98.5%, other 1.5% (1999 Census)
Religions
Definition
Presbyterian 31.4%, Anglican 13.4%, Roman Catholic 13.1%, Seventh-Day Adventist 10.8%, other Christian 13.8%, indigenous beliefs 5.6% (including Jon Frum cargo cult), other 9.6%, none 1%, unspecified 1.3% (1999 Census)
Languages
Definition
local languages (more than 100) 72.6%, pidgin (known as Bislama or Bichelama) 23.1%, English 1.9%, French 1.4%, other 0.3%, unspecified 0.7% (1999 Census)
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 74%
male: NA
female: NA (1999 census)


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