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Angola Demographics Profile 2014

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Population19,088,106 (July 2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 43.2% (male 4,206,929/female 4,043,618)
15-24 years: 20.5% (male 1,992,955/female 1,923,932)
25-54 years: 29.3% (male 2,822,164/female 2,777,147)
55-64 years: 4% (male 370,181/female 389,885)
65 years and over: 2.9% (male 259,637/female 301,658) (2014 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 98.7 %
youth dependency ratio: 93.9 %
elderly dependency ratio: 4.8 %
potential support ratio: 21 (2014 est.)
Median agetotal: 17.9 years
male: 17.7 years
female: 18.1 years (2014 est.)
Population growth rate2.78% (2014 est.)
Birth rate38.97 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate11.67 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Net migration rate0.47 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 59.2% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 3.97% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationLUANDA (capital) 5.068 million; Huambo 1.098 million (2011)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.86 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth18 (2008-09 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 79.99 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 83.74 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 76.05 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 55.29 years
male: 54.16 years
female: 56.47 years (2014 est.)
Total fertility rate5.43 children born/woman (2014 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate17.7% (2009)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate2.3% (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS248,800 (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths12,600 (2012 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 67.6% of population
rural: 34.3% of population
total: 54.3% of population
unimproved:
urban: 32.4% of population
rural: 65.7% of population
total: 45.7% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 86.8% of population
rural: 20.1% of population
total: 60.1% of population
unimproved:
urban: 13.2% of population
rural: 79.9% of population
total: 39.9% of population (2012 est.)
Major infectious diseasesdegree of risk: very high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: dengue fever, malaria
water contact disease: schistosomiasis
animal contact disease: rabies (2013)
Nationalitynoun: Angolan(s)
adjective: Angolan
Ethnic groupsOvimbundu 37%, Kimbundu 25%, Bakongo 13%, mestico (mixed European and native African) 2%, European 1%, other 22%
Religionsindigenous beliefs 47%, Roman Catholic 38%, Protestant 15% (1998 est.)
LanguagesPortuguese (official), Bantu and other African languages
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 70.4%
male: 82.6%
female: 58.6% (2011 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 11 years
male: 14 years
female: 9 years (2011)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 832,895
percentage: 24 % (2001 est.)
Education expenditures3.5% of GDP (2010)
Maternal mortality rate450 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight15.6% (2007)
Health expenditures3.5% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density0.17 physicians/1,000 population (2009)
Hospital bed density0.8 beds/1,000 population (2005)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate6.4% (2008)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014