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    Panama People 2001
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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 2,845,647 (July 2001 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 30.13% (male 436,661; female 420,625)
      15-64 years: 63.86% (male 920,787; female 896,520)
      65 years and over: 6.01% (male 81,682; female 89,372) (2001 est.)

      Population growth rate: 1.3% (2001 est.)

      Birth rate: 19.06 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Death rate: 4.95 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Net migration rate: -1.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.91 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2001 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 20.18 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 75.68 years
      male: 72.94 years
      female: 78.53 years (2001 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 2.27 children born/woman (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 1.54% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 24,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths: 1,200 (1999 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Panamanian(s)
      adjective: Panamanian

      Ethnic groups: mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 70%, Amerindian and mixed (West Indian) 14%, white 10%, Amerindian 6%

      Religions: Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant 15%

      Languages: Spanish (official), English 14%
      note: many Panamanians bilingual

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 90.8%
      male: 91.4%
      female: 90.2% (1995 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Panama 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 Panama People 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Panama People 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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