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Aruba (part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands) People

    Population: 68,675 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 22% (male 7,724; female 7,106)
    15-64 years: 69% (male 22,723; female 24,747)
    65 years and over: 9% (male 2,623; female 3,752) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: 0.55% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 13.28 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 6.48 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: -1.31 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.09 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.7 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.93 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 7.84 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 77.04 years
    male: 73.33 years
    female: 80.94 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 1.8 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Aruban(s)
    adjective: Aruban

    Ethnic groups: mixed white/Caribbean Amerindian 80%

    Religions: Roman Catholic 82%, Protestant 8%, Hindu, Muslim, Confucian, Jewish

    Languages: Dutch (official), Papiamento (a Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, English dialect), English (widely spoken), Spanish

    Literacy: NA

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