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Guam (territory of the US) People

    Population: 151,716 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 35% (male 27,301; female 25,106)
    15-64 years: 60% (male 47,691; female 42,714)
    65 years and over: 5% (male 4,486; female 4,418) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: 1.67% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 26.52 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 4.35 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: -5.45 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.11 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.09 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 1.12 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 1.02 male(s)/female
    total population: 1.1 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 7.81 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 77.78 years
    male: 74.6 years
    female: 81.31 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 3.92 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Guamanian(s)
    adjective: Guamanian

    Ethnic groups: Chamorro 47%, Filipino 25%, white 10%, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and other 18%

    Religions: Roman Catholic 98%, other 2%

    Languages: English, Chamorro, Japanese

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over can read and write
    total population: 99%
    male: 99%
    female: 99% (1990 est.)

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