Population and Health

Population

Total population: 3,887,886 (2012 est.)

Average population growth: 2.6%

Urban population: 1,866,185

Urban growth rate: 3.4%

Rural population: 2,021,701

Rural growth rate: 5.15

Population density: 41.47 humans per square kilometres

Health

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Life expectancy

Male: 55.8

Female: 59 (est 2012)

Infant mortality: 72.71 deaths/1,000 live births

HIV prevalence: 1.5%

Literacy level

Male: 64.8%

Female: 56.8%

Age and gender structure of Liberia (2012 estimate)

Age (years)per% No of Males No of FemalesTotal
0-1444.93,670,2663,654,7327,324,998
15-2420.51,674,0051,677,6333,351,638
25-5428.32,338,8272,286,3144,625,141
55-643.6262,678319,617582,295
65 years and Over2.7187,461251,511438,972

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