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Yemen:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
23,013,376 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
43.6 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 46.2% (male 5,415,385/female 5,218,237)
15-64 years: 51.2% (male 5,996,202/female 5,795,779)
65 years and over: 2.6% (male 284,195/female 303,578) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 16.7 years
male: 16.7 years
female: 16.8 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
3.46% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
42.42 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
7.83 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: 1.03 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.94 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 56.27 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 60.78 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 51.54 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
Definition - World rank and map
total population: 62.9 years
male: 60.96 years
female: 64.94 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
6.41 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.1% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
12,000 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
NA
Major infectious diseases
Definition
degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: dengue fever and malaria
water contact disease: schistosomiasis (2008)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Yemeni(s)
adjective: Yemeni
Ethnic groups
Definition
predominantly Arab; but also Afro-Arab, South Asians, Europeans
Religions
Definition
Muslim including Shaf'i (Sunni) and Zaydi (Shi'a), small numbers of Jewish, Christian, and Hindu
Languages
Definition
Arabic
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 50.2%
male: 70.5%
female: 30% (2003 est.)


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