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    Panama People - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/panama/panama_people.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 2,882,329 (July 2002 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 29.6% (male 433,494; female 418,120)
      15-64 years: 64.3% (male 939,550; female 914,646)
      65 years and over: 6.1% (male 84,130; female 92,389) (2002 est.)

      Population growth rate 1.26% (2002 est.)

      Birth rate 18.6 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Death rate 4.96 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Net migration rate -1.04 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.91 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 19.57 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 75.89 years
      female: 78.74 years (2002 est.)
      male: 73.14 years

      Total fertility rate 2.22 children born/woman (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 1.54% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 24,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths 1,200 (1999 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Panamanian(s)
      adjective: Panamanian

      Ethnic groups mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 70%, Amerindian and mixed (West Indian) 14%, white 10%, Amerindian 6%

      Religions Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant 15%

      Languages Spanish (official), English 14%
      note: many Panamanians bilingual

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 90.8%
      male: 91.4%
      female: 90.2% (1995 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Panama on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Panama People 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Panama People 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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