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    The Bahamas People 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/the_bahamas/the_bahamas_people.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 279,833 (July 1998 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 28% (male 39,239; female 38,708)
      15-64 years: 67% (male 91,208; female 95,198)
      65 years and over: 5% (male 6,444; female 9,036) (July 1998 est.)

      Population growth rate 1.39% (1998 est.)

      Birth rate 21.03 births/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Death rate 5.44 deaths/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Net migration rate -1.72 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.71 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 18.97 deaths/1,000 live births (1998 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 74 years
      male: 70.65 years
      female: 77.42 years (1998 est.)

      Total fertility rate 2.33 children born/woman (1998 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Bahamian(s)
      adjective: Bahamian

      Ethnic groups black 85%, white 15%

      Religions Baptist 32%, Anglican 20%, Roman Catholic 19%, Methodist 6%, Church of God 6%, other Protestant 12%, none or unknown 3%, other 2%

      Languages English, Creole (among Haitian immigrants)

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write but definition of literacy not available
      total population: 98.2%
      male: 98.5%
      female: 98% (1995 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding The Bahamas 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 The Bahamas People 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about The Bahamas People 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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