Population and Health of The Republic of Congo

Population and Health of The Republic of Congo

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Total population: 4,366,266(July 2012 est.)

Average population growth: 1.3%

Urban population: 1,353,542

Urban growth rate: 3.4%

Rural Population: 3,012,724

Rural growth rate: 1.8%

Population density : 12.77 persons per square kilometre


Age and gender structure (2012 estimate)

Age (years)per%No of MalesNo of FemalesTotal
65 years and over2.849,36671,175120,541



Life expectancy

Male: 54.3

Female: 57.2 (est 2012)

Infant mortality: 76.6 deaths/1,000 live births

HIV prevalence: 3.4%(2009)


Literacy level

Male: 76.9%

Female: 57%

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