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Micronesia, Federated States of Demographics Profile 2018

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Population104,196 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 30.3% (male 16,050/female 15,520)
15-24 years: 19.59% (male 10,236/female 10,173)
25-54 years: 39.19% (male 19,737/female 21,094)
55-64 years: 6.99% (male 3,560/female 3,727)
65 years and over: 3.93% (male 1,849/female 2,250) (2017 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 62.4
youth dependency ratio: 55.3
elderly dependency ratio: 7.1
potential support ratio: 14.1 (2015 est.)
Median age24total: 25.1 years
male: 24.4 years
female: 25.8 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate-0.52% (2017 est.)
Birth rate20 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate4.2 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate-20.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 22.5% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.33% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationPALIKIR (capital) 7,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.81 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 19.8 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 21.9 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 17.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 73.1 years
male: 71.1 years
female: 75.3 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate2.41 children born/woman (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 94.8% of population
rural: 87.4% of population
total: 89% of population
unimproved:
urban: 5.2% of population
rural: 12.6% of population
total: 11% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 85.1% of population
rural: 49% of population
total: 57.1% of population
unimproved:
urban: 14.9% of population
rural: 51% of population
total: 42.9% of population (2015 est.)
Major infectious diseasesnote: active local transmission of Zika virus by Aedes species mosquitoes has been identified in this country (as of August 2016); it poses an important risk (a large number of cases possible) among US citizens if bitten by an infective mosquito; other less common ways to get Zika are through sex, via blood transfusion, or during pregnancy, in which the pregnant woman passes Zika virus to her fetus (2016)
Nationalitynoun: Micronesian(s)
adjective: Micronesian; Chuukese, Kosraen(s), Pohnpeian(s), Yapese
Ethnic groupsChuukese/Mortlockese 49.3%, Pohnpeian 29.8%, Kosraean 6.3%, Yapese 5.7%, Yap outer islanders 5.1%, Polynesian 1.6%, Asian 1.4%, other 0.8% (2010 est.)
ReligionsRoman Catholic 54.7%, Protestant 41.1% (includes Congregational 38.5%, Baptist 1.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 0.8%, Assembly of God 0.7%), Mormon 1.5%, other 1.9%, none 0.7%, unspecified 0.1% (2010 est.)
LanguagesEnglish (official and common language), Chuukese, Kosrean, Pohnpeian, Yapese, Ulithian, Woleaian, Nukuoro, Kapingamarangi
Education expendituresNA
Maternal mortality rate100 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Health expenditures13.7% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density0.19 physicians/1,000 population (2009)
Hospital bed density3.2 beds/1,000 population (2009)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate45.8% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
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