Central African Republic Population and Health

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Total population: 5,057,208 (July 2012 est.)

Average population growth: 1.071%

Urban population: 1,972,311

Urban growth rate: 2.2%

Rural Population: 3,084,897

Rural growth rate: 1.5%

Population density of Central African Republic: 6.7 humans per square kilometre

Age and gender structure (2012 estimate)

Age (years) per% No of Males No of Females Total
0-14 40.3 4,091,453 4,018,699 8,110,152
15-24 20.4 2,07k5,965 2,033,803 4,109,768
25-54 31.6 3,217,360 3,149,334 6,366,694
55-64 4.3 409,011 455,327 864,338
65 years and over 3.4 310,129 368,797 678,926

Health

Life expectancy

Male: 53.8

Female: 55.6 (est 2012)

Infant mortality: 59.7 deaths/1,000 live births

HIV prevalence: 5.3 % (2009)

Literacy level

Male: 84%

Female: 67.8%

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