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    Cuba People - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/cuba/cuba_people.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 11,224,321 (July 2002 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 20.6% (male 1,188,125; female 1,125,743)
      15-64 years: 69.3% (male 3,902,162; female 3,880,531)
      65 years and over: 10.1% (male 520,849; female 606,911) (2002 est.)

      Population growth rate 0.35% (2002 est.)

      Birth rate 12.08 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Death rate 7.35 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Net migration rate -1.21 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.86 male(s)/female
      total population: 1 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 7.27 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 76.6 years
      female: 79.15 years (2002 est.)
      male: 74.2 years

      Total fertility rate 1.6 children born/woman (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 0.03% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 2,800 (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths 120 (1999 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Cuban(s)
      adjective: Cuban

      Ethnic groups mulatto 51%, white 37%, black 11%, Chinese 1%

      Religions nominally 85% Roman Catholic prior to CASTRO assuming power; Protestants, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jews, and Santeria are also represented

      Languages Spanish

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      male: 96.2%
      female: 95.3% (1995 est.)
      total population: 95.7%

      People - note illicit migration is a continuing problem; Cubans attempt to depart the island and enter the US using homemade rafts, alien smugglers, direct flights, or falsified visas; some 3,000 Cubans took to the Straits of Florida in 2001; the US Coast Guard interdicted about 25% of these migrants; Cubans also use non-maritime routes to enter the US; some 2,400 Cubans arrived overland via the southwest border and direct flights to Miami in 2000

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

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