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Guadeloupe (overseas department of France) People

    Population: 420,943 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 25% (male 53,427; female 51,234)
    15-64 years: 66% (male 138,215; female 141,243)
    65 years and over: 9% (male 15,536; female 21,288) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: 1.06% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 16.33 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 5.62 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: -0.16 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.73 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 8.54 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 78.01 years
    male: 74.98 years
    female: 81.18 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 1.82 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Guadeloupian(s)
    adjective: Guadeloupe

    Ethnic groups: black or mulatto 90%, white 5%, East Indian, Lebanese, Chinese less than 5%

    Religions: Roman Catholic 95%, Hindu and pagan African 4%, Protestant sects 1%

    Languages: French (official) 99%, Creole patois

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over can read and write
    total population: 90%
    male: 90%
    female: 90% (1982 est.)

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