Senegal Population and Health (July 2012 estimate)

Senegal Population and Health (July 2012 estimate)

Total population: 12,969,606

Average population growth: 2.532%

Urban population: 5,447,234.52

Urban growth rate: 3.3% annual rate of change

Rural Population: 7,522,371.48

Population density of Senegal is 64.58 humans per square kilometers

Health (2012)

Life expectancy

Male: 58.22 years

Female: 62.19 years

Infant mortality rate

Male: 61.57 deaths/1,000 live births

Female: 48.56 deaths/1,000 live births

HIV prevalence: 0.9%

Literacy level

Male: 51.1%

Female: 29.2%

Age and gender structure (2012 estimate)

Age (years)per%No of MalesNo of FemaleTotal
0-1443280217127756075577778
15-2420.6132692413430982670022
25-5429.8176108221120893873171
55-643.7211598264820476418
65 years & over2.9170667201550372217

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