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    French Polynesia People 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/french_polynesia/french_polynesia_people.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 237,844 (July 1998 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 33% (male 40,264; female 38,770)
      15-64 years: 62% (male 77,011; female 71,100)
      65 years and over: 5% (male 5,347; female 5,352) (July 1998 est.)

      Population growth rate 1.81% (1998 est.)

      Birth rate 22.67 births/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Death rate 5 deaths/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Net migration rate 0.39 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 1 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 13.67 deaths/1,000 live births (1998 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 72.25 years
      male: 69.87 years
      female: 74.75 years (1998 est.)

      Total fertility rate 2.71 children born/woman (1998 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: French Polynesian(s)
      adjective: French Polynesian

      Ethnic groups Polynesian 78%, Chinese 12%, local French 6%, metropolitan French 4%

      Religions Protestant 54%, Roman Catholic 30%, other 16%

      Languages French (official), Tahitian (official)

      Literacy
      definition: age 14 and over can read and write, but definition of literacy not available
      total population: 98%
      male: 98%
      female: 98% (1977 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding French Polynesia on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of French Polynesia People 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about French Polynesia People 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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