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    Guyana People - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/guyana/guyana_people.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 698,209
      note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2002 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 27.6% (male 98,198; female 94,397)
      15-64 years: 67.4% (male 237,324; female 233,400)
      65 years and over: 5% (male 15,510; female 19,380) (2002 est.)

      Population growth rate 0.23% (2002 est.)

      Birth rate 17.89 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Death rate 9.33 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Net migration rate -6.28 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 38.37 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 62.59 years
      female: 65.34 years (2002 est.)
      male: 59.96 years

      Total fertility rate 2.09 children born/woman (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 3.01% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 15,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths 900 (1999 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Guyanese (singular and plural)
      adjective: Guyanese

      Ethnic groups East Indian 50%, black 36%, Amerindian 7%, white, Chinese, and mixed 7%

      Religions Christian 50%, Hindu 35%, Muslim 10%, other 5%

      Languages English, Amerindian dialects, Creole, Hindi, Urdu

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
      total population: 98.1%
      male: 98.6%
      female: 97.5% (1995 est.)

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

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