PEOPLE OF NAURU

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Population:14,019 (July 2009 est.)
Age structure:0-14 years: 34.7% (male 2,482/female 2,384)
15-64 years: 63.2% (male 4,362/female 4,495)
65 years and over: 2.1% (male 151/female 145) (2009 est.)
Median age:total: 21.6 years
male: 21 years
female: 22.2 years (2009 est.)
Population growth rate:1.748% (2009 est.)
Birth rate:24.26 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)
Death rate:6.54 deaths/1,000 population (2009 est.)
Net migration rate:NA (2009 est.)
Sex ratio:at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.04 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2009 est.)
Infant mortality rate:total: 9.25 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 11.58 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 6.8 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)
Life expectancy at birth:total population: 64.2 years
male: 60.58 years
female: 68.01 years (2009 est.)
Total fertility rate:2.85 children born/woman (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths:NA
Nationality:noun: Nauruan(s)
adjective: Nauruan
Ethnic groups:Nauruan 58%, other Pacific Islander 26%, Chinese 8%, European 8%
Religions:Nauru Congregational 35.4%, Roman Catholic 33.2%, Nauru Independent Church 10.4%, other 14.1%, none 4.5%, unspecified 2.4% (2002 census)
Languages:Nauruan (official; a distinct Pacific Island language), English widely understood, spoken, and used for most government and commercial purposes
Literacy:NA
A traditional Nauruan village A road bordered with coral makes the twelve mile circuit of the island of Nauru, following the beach for the entire distance.
A lady carrying coconut drinking vessels. In her hand she holds an implement for grating coconut. Fishermen
Nauru lagoon Buada lagoon