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Angola Demographics Profile 2013

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Population18,565,269 (July 2013 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 43.5% (male 4,121,500/female 3,961,484)
15-24 years: 20.3% (male 1,922,114/female 1,855,689)
25-54 years: 29.2% (male 2,734,128/female 2,692,449)
55-64 years: 4% (male 358,337/female 378,231)
65 years and over: 2.9% (male 250,388/female 290,949) (2013 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 99.6 %
youth dependency ratio: 94.8 %
elderly dependency ratio: 4.8 %
potential support ratio: 20.9 (2013)
Median agetotal: 17.7 years
male: 17.5 years
female: 17.9 years (2013 est.)
Population growth rate2.78% (2013 est.)
Birth rate39.16 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Death rate11.86 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Net migration rate0.49 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 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 979,000 (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: 0.95 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.86 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2013 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 81.75 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 85.56 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 77.75 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 54.95 years
male: 53.83 years
female: 56.11 years (2013 est.)
Total fertility rate5.49 children born/woman (2013 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate17.7% (2009)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate2% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS200,000 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths11,000 (2009 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 60% of population
rural: 38% of population
total: 51% of population
unimproved:
urban: 40% of population
rural: 62% of population
total: 49% of population (2010 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 85% of population
rural: 19% of population
total: 58% of population
unimproved:
urban: 15% of population
rural: 81% of population
total: 42% of population (2010 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: 10 years (2010)
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 density0.166 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 February 21, 2013