Population and Health of Eritrea

Population and Health of Eritrea

Population

Total population: 6,086,495 (2012 est.)

Average population growth: 2.4%

Urban population: 973,148

Urban growth rate: 5.4%

Rural population: 3,825,412

Rural growth rate: 2.7%

Population density: 47.5 humans per square kilometre
Health
Life expectancy

Male: 60 years

Female: 65 (2012 est.)

Infant mortality: 40.34 deaths/1,000 live births

HIV prevalence: 0.8%

Malaria prevalence: 30% (est 2012)
Age and gender structure (2012 estimate)

Age (years)per%No of MalesNo of FemalesTotal
0-1441.7127527212628332538105
15-2419.86024016040861206487
25-54319316679532951884962
55-643.898916135173234089
65 years and over3.798495124357222852

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