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    Liberia People 2001

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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 3,225,837 (July 2001 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 43.21% (male 698,178; female 695,599)
      15-64 years: 53.34% (male 840,103; female 880,403)
      65 years and over: 3.45% (male 56,073; female 55,481) (2001 est.)

      Population growth rate: 1.92% (2001 est.)

      Birth rate: 46.55 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Death rate: 16.36 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Net migration rate: -11 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
      note: by the end of 1999, all Liberian refugees, who had fled the domestic strife, were assumed to have returned

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 1.01 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2001 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 132.42 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 51.41 years
      male: 49.96 years
      female: 52.91 years (2001 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 6.36 children born/woman (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 2.8% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 39,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths: 4,500 (1999 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Liberian(s)
      adjective: Liberian

      Ethnic groups: indigenous African tribes 95% (including Kpelle, Bassa, Gio, Kru, Grebo, Mano, Krahn, Gola, Gbandi, Loma, Kissi, Vai, and Bella), Americo-Liberians 2.5% (descendants of immigrants from the US who had been slaves), Congo People 2.5% (descendants of immigrants from the Caribbean who had been slaves)

      Religions: indigenous beliefs 40%, Christian 40%, Muslim 20%

      Languages: English 20% (official), some 20 ethnic group languages, of which a few can be written and are used in correspondence

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 38.3%
      male: 53.9%
      female: 22.4% (1995 est.)
      note: these figures are increasing because of the improving school system

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

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