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Panama People 2007


Population: 3,242,173 (July 2007 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 30% (male 496,195/female 476,508) 15-64 years: 63.6% (male 1,044,139/female 1,016,805) 65 years and over: 6.4% (male 97,365/female 111,161) (2007 est.)
Median age: total: 26.4 years male: 26 years female: 26.7 years (2007 est.)
Population growth rate: 1.564% (2007 est.)
Birth rate: 21.45 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Death rate: 5.44 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Net migration rate: -0.37 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1.041 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 1.027 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 0.876 male(s)/female total population: 1.021 male(s)/female (2007 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 15.96 deaths/1,000 live births male: 17.33 deaths/1,000 live births female: 14.54 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 75.19 years male: 72.69 years female: 77.8 years (2007 est.)
Total fertility rate: 2.66 children born/woman (2007 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.9% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 16,000 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: less than 500 (2003 est.)
Nationality: noun: Panamanian(s) adjective: Panamanian
Ethnic groups: mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 70%, Amerindian and mixed (West Indian) 14%, white 10%, Amerindian 6%
Religions: Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant 15%
Languages: Spanish (official), English 14%; note - many Panamanians bilingual
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 91.9% male: 92.5% female: 91.2% (2000 census)

NOTE: The information regarding Panama on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Panama People 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Panama People 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.