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Puerto Rico:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
3,958,128 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
446.2 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 20.5% (male 415,141/female 396,782)
15-64 years: 66% (male 1,254,416/female 1,358,229)
65 years and over: 13.5% (male 229,727/female 303,833) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 35.6 years
male: 33.8 years
female: 37.3 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.369% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
12.61 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
7.88 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
-1.03 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: 0.92 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female
total population: 0.92 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 8.65 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 9.15 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 8.13 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
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total population: 78.58 years
male: 74.64 years
female: 82.73 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.76 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
7,397 (1997)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
NA
Nationality
Definition
noun: Puerto Rican(s) (US citizens)
adjective: Puerto Rican
Ethnic groups
Definition
white (mostly Spanish origin) 80.5%, black 8%, Amerindian 0.4%, Asian 0.2%, mixed and other 10.9% (2000 census)
Religions
Definition
Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant and other 15%
Languages
Definition
Spanish, English
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 94.1%
male: 93.9%
female: 94.4% (2002 est.)


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