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    United States People - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/united_states/united_states_people.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 280,562,489 (July 2002 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 21% (male 30,116,782; female 28,765,183)
      15-64 years: 66.4% (male 92,391,120; female 93,986,468)
      65 years and over: 12.6% (male 14,748,522; female 20,554,414) (2002 est.)

      Population growth rate 0.89% (2002 est.)

      Birth rate 14.1 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Death rate 8.7 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Net migration rate 3.5 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.72 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 6.69 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 77.4 years
      male: 74.5 years
      female: 80.2 years (2002 est.)

      Total fertility rate 2.07 children born/woman (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 0.61% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 850,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths 20,000 (1999 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: American(s)
      adjective: American

      Ethnic groups white 77.1%, black 12.9%, Asian 4.2%, Amerindian and Alaska native 1.5%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 0.3%, other 4% (2000)
      note: a separate listing for Hispanic is not included because the US Census Bureau considers Hispanic to mean a person of Latin American descent (especially of Cuban, Mexican, or Puerto Rican origin) living in the US who may be of any race or ethnic group (white, black, Asian, etc.)

      Religions Protestant 56%, Roman Catholic 28%, Jewish 2%, other 4%, none 10% (1989)

      Languages English, Spanish (spoken by a sizable minority)

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      male: 97%
      female: 97% (1979 est.)
      total population: 97%

      People - note
      note: data for the US are based on projections that do not take into consideration the results of the 2000 census

      NOTE: The information regarding United States 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 United States People 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United States People 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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