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Sao Tome and Principe:
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Population
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206,178 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
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206 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
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0-14 years: 47.1% (male 49,196/female 47,941)
15-64 years: 49.3% (male 49,326/female 52,324)
65 years and over: 3.6% (male 3,350/female 4,041) (2008 est.)
Median Age
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total: 16.3 years
male: 15.8 years
female: 16.9 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
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3.116% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
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39.12 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
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5.98 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
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-1.97 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.83 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
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total: 38.36 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 40.11 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 36.55 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
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total population: 68 years
male: 66.35 years
female: 69.69 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
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5.43 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
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NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
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NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
NA
Major infectious diseases
Definition
degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne disease: malaria (2008)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Sao Tomean(s)
adjective: Sao Tomean
Ethnic groups
Definition
mestico, angolares (descendants of Angolan slaves), forros (descendants of freed slaves), servicais (contract laborers from Angola, Mozambique, and Cape Verde), tongas (children of servicais born on the islands), Europeans (primarily Portuguese)
Religions
Definition
Catholic 70.3%, Evangelical 3.4%, New Apostolic 2%, Adventist 1.8%, other 3.1%, none 19.4% (2001 census)
Languages
Definition
Portuguese (official)
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 84.9%
male: 92.2%
female: 77.9% (2001 census)


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