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French Polynesia Demographics Profile 2018

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Population287,881 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 22.52% (male 33,340/female 31,481)
15-24 years: 15.73% (male 23,533/female 21,745)
25-54 years: 44.36% (male 65,464/female 62,254)
55-64 years: 9.42% (male 13,947/female 13,178)
65 years and over: 7.97% (male 11,090/female 11,849) (2017 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 45.3
youth dependency ratio: 34.8
elderly dependency ratio: 10.5
potential support ratio: 9.5 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 31.9 years
male: 31.7 years
female: 32.1 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate0.88% (2017 est.)
Birth rate14.8 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate5.2 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate-0.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 55.7% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.86% annual rate of change (2015-20 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: 4.6 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 5.1 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 77.4 years
male: 75.1 years
female: 79.8 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate1.88 children born/woman (2017 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 January 20, 2018