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French Guiana (overseas department of France) People

    Population: 167,982 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 31% (male 26,713; female 25,514)
    15-64 years: 64% (male 57,935; female 48,959)
    65 years and over: 5% (male 4,479; female 4,382) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: 3.19% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 23.27 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 4.52 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: 13.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 1.18 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 1.02 male(s)/female
    total population: 1.13 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 12.93 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 76.61 years
    male: 73.41 years
    female: 79.97 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 3.31 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: French Guianese (singular and plural)
    adjective: French Guianese

    Ethnic groups: black or mulatto 66%, white 12%, East Indian, Chinese, Amerindian 12%, other 10%

    Religions: Roman Catholic

    Languages: French

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over can read and write
    total population: 83%
    male: 84%
    female: 82% (1982 est.)

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