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Sao Tome and Principe PEOPLE 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Sao Tome and Principe PEOPLE 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 20, 2014

Nationality:
noun: Sao Tomean(s)
adjective: Sao Tomean

Ethnic groups:
mestico, angolares (descendants of Angolan slaves), forros (descendants of freed slaves), servicais (contract laborers from Angola, Mozambique, and Cabo Verde), tongas (children of servicais born on the islands), Europeans (primarily Portuguese), Asians (mostly Chinese)

Languages:
Portuguese 98.4% (official), Forro 36.2%, Cabo Verdian 8.5%, French 6.8%, Angolar 6.6%, English 4.9%, Lunguie 1%, other (including sign language) 2.4%
note: shares sum to more than 100% because some respondents gave more than one answer on the census (2012 est.)

Religions:
Catholic 55.7%, Adventist 4.1%, Assembly of God 3.4%, New Apostolic 2.9%, Mana 2.3%, Universal Kingdom of God 2%, Jehovah's Witness 1.2%, other 6.2%, none 21.2%, unspecified 1% (2012 est.)

Population:
190,428 (July 2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 186
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 43.5% (male 42,170/female 40,750)
15-24 years: 19.8% (male 19,085/female 18,573)
25-54 years: 30.3% (male 28,232/female 29,410)
55-64 years: 3.5% (male 3,010/female 3,612)
65 years and over: 3% (male 2,523/female 3,063) (2014 est.)
population pyramid:
population pyramid

Dependency ratios:
total dependency ratio: 81.3 %
youth dependency ratio: 75.3 %
elderly dependency ratio: 6 %
potential support ratio: 16.7 (2014 est.)

Median age:
total: 17.8 years
male: 17.3 years
female: 18.2 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate:
1.89% (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 60
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Birth rate:
35.12 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 24
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Death rate:
7.45 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 114
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Net migration rate:
-8.79 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 210
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Urbanization:
urban population: 62.7% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 3.01% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major urban areas - population:
SAO TOME (capital) 64,000 (2011)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.84 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2014 est.)

Mother's mean age at first birth:
19.4
note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2008-09 est.)
[see also: Mother's mean age at first birth country ranks ]

Maternal mortality rate:
70 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
country comparison to the world: 88
[see also: Maternal mortality rate country ranks ]

Infant mortality rate:
total: 49.16 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 41
male: 51.16 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 47.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 64.22 years
country comparison to the world: 177
male: 62.94 years
female: 65.53 years (2014 est.)

Total fertility rate:
4.67 children born/woman (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 25
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Contraceptive prevalence rate:
38.4% (2008/09)
[see also: Contraceptive prevalence rate country ranks ]

Health expenditures:
7.7% of GDP (2011)
country comparison to the world: 69
[see also: Health expenditures country ranks ]

Physicians density:
0.49 physicians/1,000 population (2004)
[see also: Physicians density country ranks ]

Hospital bed density:
2.9 beds/1,000 population (2011)
[see also: Hospital bed density country ranks ]

Drinking water source:
improved:

urban: 98.9% of population
rural: 93.6% of population
total: 97% of population
unimproved:
urban: 1.1% of population
rural: 6.4% of population
total: 3% of population (2012 est.)

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 40.8% of population
rural: 23.3% of population
total: 34.4% of population
unimproved:
urban: 59.2% of population
rural: 76.7% of population
total: 65.6% of population (2012 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
1% (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 46
[see also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
1,400 (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 141
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
100 (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 154
[see also: HIV/AIDS - deaths country ranks ]

Major infectious diseases:
degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: malaria and dengue fever
water contact disease: schistosomiasis (2013)

Obesity - adult prevalence rate:
9.5% (2008)
country comparison to the world: 132
[see also: Obesity - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

Children under the age of 5 years underweight:
14.4% (2009)
country comparison to the world: 52
[see also: Children under the age of 5 years underweight country ranks ]

Education expenditures:
9.5% of GDP (2010)
country comparison to the world: 6
[see also: Education expenditures - percent of GDP country ranks ]

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 69.5%
male: 80.3%
female: 60.1% (2008 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2012)

Child labor - children ages 5-14:
total number: 3,235
percentage: 8 % (2006 est.)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Sao Tome and Principe on this page is re-published from the 2015 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Sao Tome and Principe PEOPLE 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Sao Tome and Principe PEOPLE 2015 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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