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French Polynesia Demographics Profile 2017

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Population285,321 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 22.9% (male 33,600/female 31,727)
15-24 years: 16.03% (male 23,751/female 21,999)
25-54 years: 44.27% (male 64,759/female 61,562)
55-64 years: 9.13% (male 13,399/female 12,648)
65 years and over: 7.67% (male 10,592/female 11,284) (2016 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 42.2
youth dependency ratio: 31.5
elderly dependency ratio: 10.7
potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 31.5 years
male: 31.3 years
female: 31.7 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate0.91% (2016 est.)
Birth rate15 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate5.1 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate-0.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 55.9% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 0.85% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationPAPEETE (capital) 133,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.94 male(s)/female
total population: 1.05 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 4.7 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.2 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 77.2 years
male: 74.9 years
female: 79.6 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.9 children born/woman (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 98.5% of population
rural: 98.5% of population
total: 98.5% of population
unimproved:
urban: 1.5% of population
rural: 1.5% of population
total: 1.5% of population (2015 est.)
Nationalitynoun: French Polynesian(s)
adjective: French Polynesian
Ethnic groupsPolynesian 78%, Chinese 12%, local French 6%, metropolitan French 4%
ReligionsProtestant 54%, Roman Catholic 30%, other 10%, no religion 6%
LanguagesFrench (official) 70%, Polynesian (official) 28.2%, other 1.8% (2012 est.)
Physicians density3.17 physicians/1,000 population (2009)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017