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    Gabon People 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 1,190,159 (July 1997 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 34% (male 199,730; female 199,369)
      15-64 years: 61% (male 368,086; female 359,086)
      65 years and over : 5% (male 31,475; female 32,413) (July 1997 est.)

      Population growth rate 1.47% (1997 est.)

      Birth rate 28.11 births/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Death rate 13.39 deaths/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Net migration rate 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years : 1 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.97 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (1997 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 87.8 deaths/1,000 live births (1997 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 56.05 years
      male: 53.13 years
      female : 50.06 years (1997 est.)

      Total fertility rate 3.85 children born/woman (1997 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Gabonese (singular and plural)
      adjective: Gabonese

      Ethnic groups Bantu tribes including four major tribal groupings (Fang, Eshira, Bapounou,Bateke), other Africans and Europeans 154,000, including 6,000 French and 11,000 persons of dual nationality

      Religions Christian 55%-75%, Muslim less than 1%, animist

      Languages French (official), Fang, Myene, Bateke, Bapounou/Eschira, Bandjabi

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 63.2%
      male: 73.7%
      female : 53.3% (1995 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Gabon on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Gabon People 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Gabon People 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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