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    United States People 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 267,954,764 (July 1997 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 22% (male 29,837,393; female 28,450,028)
      15-64 years: 65% (male 87,170,245; female 88,400,551)
      65 years and over : 13% (male 13,975,746; female 20,120,801) (July 1997 est.)

      Population growth rate 0.89% (1997 est.)

      Birth rate 14.6 births/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Death rate 8.8 deaths/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Net migration rate 3.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years : 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.7 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (1997 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 6.55 deaths/1,000 live births (1997 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 76.04 years
      male: 72.75 years
      female : 79.49 years (1997 est.)

      Total fertility rate 2.06 children born/woman (1997 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: American(s)
      adjective: American

      Ethnic groups white 83.4%, black 12.4%, Asian 3.3%, Amerindian 0.8% (1992)

      Religions Protestant 56%, Roman Catholic 28%, Jewish 2%, other 4%, none 10% (1989)

      Languages English, Spanish (spoken by a sizable minority)

      Literacy
      definition : age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 97%
      male: 97%
      female: 97% (1979 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding United States 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 United States People 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United States People 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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