Aruba



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Aruba People 2008


Population: 101,541 note: estimate based on a revision of the base population, fertility, and mortality numbers, as well as a revision of 1985-1999 migration estimates from outmigration to inmigration, which is assumed to continue into the future; the new results are consistent with the 2000 census (July 2008 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 19.4% (male 9,933/female 9,747) 15-64 years: 70.3% (male 34,123/female 37,228) 65 years and over: 10.4% (male 4,189/female 6,321) (2008 est.)
Median age: total: 37.6 years male: 35.8 years female: 39.3 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate: 1.501% (2008 est.)
Birth rate: 12.81 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate: 7.65 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate: 9.85 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.02 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 0.66 male(s)/female total population: 0.9 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 14.26 deaths/1,000 live births male: 18.92 deaths/1,000 live births female: 9.51 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 75.06 years male: 72.03 years female: 78.14 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.85 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA
Nationality: noun: Aruban(s) adjective: Aruban; Dutch
Ethnic groups: mixed white/Caribbean Amerindian 80%, other 20%
Religions: Roman Catholic 80.8%, Protestant 9%, other (includes Hindu, Muslim, Confucian, Jewish) 5.6%, none or unspecified 4.6%
Languages: Papiamento (a Spanish-Portuguese-Dutch-English dialect) 66.3%, Spanish 12.6%, English (widely spoken) 7.7%, Dutch (official) 5.8%, other 2.2%, unspecified or unknown 5.3% (2000 census)
Literacy: definition: NA total population: 97.3% male: 97.5% female: 97.1% (2000 census)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education): total: 14 years male: 13 years female: 14 years (2006)
Education expenditures: 4.8% of GDP (2005)

NOTE: The information regarding Aruba on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Aruba People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Aruba People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.