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    Guinea People 2000

      Population: 7,466,200 (July 2000 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 43.38% (male 1,614,789; female 1,623,691)
      15-64 years: 53.95% (male 1,966,929; female 2,060,877)
      65 years and over: 2.68% (male 82,376; female 117,538) (2000 est.)

      Population growth rate: 1.95% (2000 est.)

      Birth rate: 40.08 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Death rate: 17.86 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Net migration rate: -2.68 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)
      note: over the years Guinea has received several hundred thousand refugees from the civil wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone; by the end of 1999 all Liberian refugees were assumed to have returned; refugees from Sierra Leone are assumed to be returning

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.7 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 130.98 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 45.56 years
      male: 43.16 years
      female: 48.02 years (2000 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 5.46 children born/woman (2000 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Guinean(s)
      adjective: Guinean

      Ethnic groups: Peuhl 40%, Malinke 30%, Soussou 20%, smaller ethnic groups 10%

      Religions: Muslim 85%, Christian 8%, indigenous beliefs 7%

      Languages: French (official), each ethnic group has its own language

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 35.9%
      male: 49.9%
      female: 21.9% (1995 est.)

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