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Bahamas, The People 2010
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Bahamas, The People 2010
SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 19, 2010

Population:
307,552
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, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 25.9% (male 40,085/female 39,959)
15-64 years: 67.2% (male 102,154/female 105,482)
65 years and over: 6.9% (male 8,772/female 12,704) (2009 est.)

Median age:
total: 28.7 years
male: 27.9 years
female: 29.5 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.925% (2009 est.)

Birth rate:
16.41 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Death rate:
7.16 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Urbanization:
urban population: 84% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 14.84 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 14.82 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 14.86 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 69.92 years
male: 67.48 years
female: 72.43 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:
2 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
3% (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
6,200 (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
fewer than 200 (2007 est.)

Nationality:
noun: Bahamian(s)
adjective: Bahamian

Ethnic groups:
black 85%, white 12%, Asian and Hispanic 3%

Religions:
Baptist 35.4%, Anglican 15.1%, Roman Catholic 13.5%, Pentecostal 8.1%, Church of God 4.8%, Methodist 4.2%, other Christian 15.2%, none or unspecified 2.9%, other 0.8% (2000 census)

Languages:
English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants)

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 95.6%
male: 94.7%
female: 96.5% (2003 est.)

Education expenditures:
3.6% of GDP (2000)


NOTE: The information regarding Bahamas, The on this page is re-published from the 2010 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bahamas, The People 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bahamas, The People 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.






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