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    Cape Verde People - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/cape_verde/cape_verde_people.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 408,760 (July 2002 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 41.9% (male 86,466; female 84,918)
      15-64 years: 51.5% (male 100,684; female 109,841)
      65 years and over: 6.6% (male 10,363; female 16,488) (2002 est.)

      Population growth rate 0.85% (2002 est.)

      Birth rate 27.81 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Death rate 7.01 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Net migration rate -12.26 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.63 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 51.86 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 69.52 years
      female: 72.91 years (2002 est.)
      male: 66.23 years

      Total fertility rate 3.91 children born/woman (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 0.04% (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 775 (2001)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths 225 (as of 2001)

      Nationality
      noun: Cape Verdean(s)
      adjective: Cape Verdean

      Ethnic groups Creole (mulatto) 71%, African 28%, European 1%

      Religions Roman Catholic (infused with indigenous beliefs); Protestant (mostly Church of the Nazarene)

      Languages Portuguese, Crioulo (a blend of Portuguese and West African words)

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 71.6%
      male: 81.4%
      female: 63.8% (1995 est.)

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

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