Population and Health

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Total population: 685,991 (July 2012 est.)

Average population growth: 2.6%

Urban population: 252,551

Urban growth rate: 3.3%

Rural population: 391,384

Rural growth rate: 2.6%

Population density: 24.97 humans per square kilometre


Life expectancy

Male: 61 years

Female: 63 years (2012 est.)

Infant mortality: 75.18 deaths/1,000 live births

HIV prevalence: 5%

Literacy level

Male: 97.1%

Female: 90.6%

Age and gender structure (2012 estimate)

Age (years)per%No of MalesNo of FemalesTotal
65 years and over4.1120231604828071

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