Support our Sponsor

. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries
; geographic.org; Home; Page; Country Index

Ecuador People

    Population: 12,562,496 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 35% (male 2,250,690; female 2,172,302)
    15-64 years: 60% (male 3,745,390; female 3,833,841)
    65 years and over: 5% (male 261,090; female 299,183) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: 1.78% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 22.26 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 5.06 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: 0.55 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: 0.87 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 30.69 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 72.16 years
    male: 69.54 years
    female: 74.9 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 2.63 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Ecuadorian(s)
    adjective: Ecuadorian

    Ethnic groups: mestizo (mixed Amerindian and Spanish) 55%, Amerindian 25%, Spanish 10%, black 10%

    Religions: Roman Catholic 95%

    Languages: Spanish (official), Amerindian languages (especially Quechua)

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over can read and write
    total population: 90.1%
    male: 92%
    female: 88.2% (1995 est.)

Support Our Sponsor

Support Our Sponsor

Please put this page in your BOOKMARKS - - - - -



Revised 1-Mar-99
Copyright © 1999 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)