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Colombia People
Population:
42,310,775 (July 2004 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 31% (male 6,644,080; female 6,489,677)
15-64 years: 63.9% (male 13,171,416; female 13,879,115)
65 years and over: 5% (male 940,762; female 1,185,725) (2004 est.)
Median age:
total: 25.8 years
male: 24.9 years
female: 26.7 years (2004 est.)
Population growth rate:
1.53% (2004 est.)
Birth rate:
21.19 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Death rate:
5.61 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Net migration rate:
-0.31 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.79 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2004 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 21.72 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 17.61 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)
male: 25.69 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 71.43 years
male: 67.58 years
female: 75.41 years (2004 est.)
Total fertility rate:
2.59 children born/woman (2004 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.7% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
190,000 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
3,600 (2003 est.)
Nationality:
noun: Colombian(s)
adjective: Colombian
Ethnic groups:
mestizo 58%, white 20%, mulatto 14%, black 4%, mixed black-Amerindian 3%, Amerindian 1%
Religions:
Roman Catholic 90%
Languages:
Spanish
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 92.5%
male: 92.4%
female: 92.6% (2003 est.)
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