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    Vanuatu People 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 181,358 (July 1997 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 40% (male 36,655; female 35,359)
      15-64 years: 57% (male 53,506; female 50,508)
      65 years and over: 3% (male 2,904; female 2,426) (July 1997 est.)

      Population growth rate 2.12% (1997 est.)

      Birth rate 29.87 births/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Death rate 8.63 deaths/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Net migration rate 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
      65 years and over : 1.2 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.05 male(s)/female (1997 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 62.9 deaths/1,000 live births (1997 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 60.56 years
      male: 58.65 years
      female: 62.58 years (1997 est.)

      Total fertility rate 3.88 children born/woman (1997 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Ni-Vanuatu (singular and plural)
      adjective: Ni-Vanuatu

      Ethnic groups indigenous Melanesian 94%, French 4%, Vietnamese, Chinese, Pacific Islanders

      Religions Presbyterian 36.7%, Anglican 15%, Catholic 15%, indigenous beliefs 7.6%,Seventh-Day Adventist 6.2%, Church of Christ 3.8%, other 15.7%

      Languages English (official), French (official), pidgin (known as Bislama or Bichelama)

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 53%
      male: 57%
      female: 48% (1979 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Vanuatu on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Vanuatu People 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Vanuatu People 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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