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    Congo, Republic of the People 2001

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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 2,894,336
      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 2001 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 42.43% (male 618,411; female 609,633)
      15-64 years: 54.23% (male 765,501; female 804,125)
      65 years and over: 3.34% (male 38,772; female 57,894) (2001 est.)

      Population growth rate: 2.2% (2001 est.)

      Birth rate: 38.24 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Death rate: 16.22 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 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: 0.67 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2001 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 99.73 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 47.57 years
      male: 44.38 years
      female: 50.85 years (2001 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 5 children born/woman (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 6.43% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 86,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths: 8,600 (1999 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Congolese (singular and plural)
      adjective: Congolese or Congo

      Ethnic groups: Kongo 48%, Sangha 20%, M'Bochi 12%, Teke 17%, Europeans NA%; note - Europeans estimated at 8,500, mostly French, before the 1997 civil war; may be half that of 1998, following the widespread destruction of foreign businesses in 1997

      Religions: Christian 50%, animist 48%, Muslim 2%

      Languages: French (official), Lingala and Monokutuba (lingua franca trade languages), many local languages and dialects (of which Kikongo has the most users)

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 74.9%
      male: 83.1%
      female: 67.2% (1995 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Congo, Republic of the on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Congo, Republic of the People 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Congo, Republic of the People 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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