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    Togo People - 2002

      Population 5,285,501
      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: 45.1% (male 1,195,052; female 1,187,014)
      15-64 years: 52.4% (male 1,351,345; female 1,420,617)
      65 years and over: 2.5% (male 56,270; female 75,203) (2002 est.)

      Population growth rate 2.48% (2002 est.)

      Birth rate 36.11 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Death rate 11.3 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: 1.01 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.75 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 69.32 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 54.02 years
      female: 56.07 years (2002 est.)
      male: 52.03 years

      Total fertility rate 5.14 children born/woman (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 5.98% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 130,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths 14,000 (1999 est.)

      noun: Togolese (singular and plural)
      adjective: Togolese

      Ethnic groups native African (37 tribes; largest and most important are Ewe, Mina, and Kabre) 99%, European and Syrian-Lebanese less than 1%

      Religions indigenous beliefs 51%, Christian 29%, Muslim 20%

      Languages French (official and the language of commerce), Ewe and Mina (the two major African languages in the south), Kabye (sometimes spelled Kabiye) and Dagomba (the two major African languages in the north)

      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 51.7%
      male: 67%
      female: 37% (1995 est.)

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

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