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    Cote d'Ivoire People 2001
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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 16,393,221
      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: 46.21% (male 3,802,397; female 3,773,455)
      15-64 years: 51.57% (male 4,343,518; female 4,110,805)
      65 years and over: 2.22% (male 180,463; female 182,583) (2001 est.)

      Population growth rate: 2.51% (2001 est.)

      Birth rate: 40.38 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Death rate: 16.65 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Net migration rate: 1.4 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
      note: after Liberia's civil war started in 1990, more than 350,000 refugees fled to Cote d'Ivoire; by the end of 1999 most Liberian refugees were assumed to have returned

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.99 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2001 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 93.65 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 44.93 years
      male: 43.58 years
      female: 46.33 years (2001 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 5.7 children born/woman (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 10.76% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 760,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths: 72,000 (1999 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Ivorian(s)
      adjective: Ivorian

      Ethnic groups: Akan 42.1%, Voltaiques or Gur 17.6%, Northern Mandes 16.5%, Krous 11%, Southern Mandes 10%, other 2.8% (1998)

      Religions: Christian 34%, Muslim 27%, no religion 21%, animist 15%, other 3% (1998)
      note: the majority of foreigners (migratory workers) are Muslim (70%) and Christian (20%)

      Languages: French (official), 60 native dialects with Dioula the most widely spoken

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 48.5%
      male: 57%
      female: 40%

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

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