Population and Health

Population

Total population: 23,515,934 (2012 est.)

Average population growth: 2.4%

Urban population: 8,936,054

Urban growth rate: 4%

Rural population: 14,579,880

Population density: 30.43 humans per square kilometre[i]

Health

Life expectancy

Male: 51.26 years

Female: 52.8 years (2012 est.)

Infant mortality: 76.85 deaths/1,000 live births

HIV prevalence:   11.5%

Age and gender structure (2012 estimate)[ii]

Age (years)per%No of MalesNo of FemalesTotal
0-1445.75405274535073210756006
15-2420.7235603525234164879451
25-5427297747733828306360307
55-643.5388640435519824159
65 years and over3.1320066375945696011

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