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    Swaziland People - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/swaziland/swaziland_people.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 1,123,605
      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: 45.5% (male 254,573; female 256,677)
      15-64 years: 51.9% (male 281,645; female 301,071)
      65 years and over: 2.6% (male 12,027; female 17,612) (2002 est.)

      Population growth rate 1.63% (2002 est.)

      Birth rate 39.59 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Death rate 23.26 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Net migration rate 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.68 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 109.43 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 37 years
      female: 37.66 years (2002 est.)
      male: 36.35 years

      Total fertility rate 5.77 children born/woman (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 35.6% (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 212,000 (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths 7,100 (1999 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Swazi(s)
      adjective: Swazi

      Ethnic groups African 97%, European 3%

      Religions Zionist (a blend of Christianity and indigenous ancestral worship) 40%, Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 10%, Anglican, Bahai, Methodist, Mormon, Jewish and other 30%

      Languages English (official, government business conducted in English), siSwati (official)

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 78.3%
      male: 78%
      female: 78.4% (1999 est.)

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

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