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Djibouti - People (Facts)
Population: 496,374 (July 2007 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 43.4% (male 107,957/female 107,233)
15-64 years: 53.2% (male 137,111/female 126,952)
65 years and over: 3.4% (male 8,626/female 8,495) (2007 est.)
Population growth rate: 1.984% (2007 est.)
Birth rate: 39.07 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Death rate: 19.23 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.007 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.015 male(s)/female
total population: 1.045 male(s)/female (2007 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 100.77 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 108.35 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 92.96 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 43.25 years
male: 41.88 years
female: 44.65 years (2007 est.)
Total fertility rate: 5.23 children born/woman (2007 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 2.9% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 9,100 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 690 (2003 est.)
Major infectious diseases: degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A and E, and typhoid fever
vectorborne disease: malaria
note: highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified among birds in this country or surrounding region; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2007)
Nationality: noun: Djiboutian(s)
adjective: Djiboutian
Ethnic groups: Somali 60%, Afar 35%, other 5% (includes French, Arab, Ethiopian, and Italian)
Religions: Muslim 94%, Christian 6%
Languages: French (official), Arabic (official), Somali, Afar
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 67.9%
male: 78%
female: 58.4% (2003 est.)


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Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions


Notes and Commentary
People
Economy
Government and Political Conditions
Historical Highlights
Foreign Relations
Relations with U.S.





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