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Senegal:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
12,853,259 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
66.9 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 41.9% (male 2,717,257/female 2,668,602)
15-64 years: 55.1% (male 3,524,683/female 3,552,643)
65 years and over: 3% (male 183,188/female 206,886) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 18.8 years
male: 18.6 years
female: 19 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
2.58% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
36.52 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
10.72 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.89 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 58.93 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 62.79 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 54.96 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
Definition - World rank and map
total population: 57.08 years
male: 55.7 years
female: 58.5 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
4.86 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.8% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
44,000 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
3,500 (2003 est.)
Major infectious diseases
Definition
degree of risk: very high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, dengue fever, malaria, Rift Valley fever, and yellow fever
water contact disease: schistosomiasis
respiratory disease: meningococcal meningitis (2008)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Senegalese (singular and plural)
adjective: Senegalese
Ethnic groups
Definition
Wolof 43.3%, Pular 23.8%, Serer 14.7%, Jola 3.7%, Mandinka 3%, Soninke 1.1%, European and Lebanese 1%, other 9.4%
Religions
Definition
Muslim 94%, Christian 5% (mostly Roman Catholic), indigenous beliefs 1%
Languages
Definition
French (official), Wolof, Pulaar, Jola, Mandinka
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 39.3%
male: 51.1%
female: 29.2% (2002 est.)


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