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Panama People
Population:
3,000,463 (July 2004 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 30.2% (male 461,427; female 443,932)
15-64 years: 63.6% (male 967,490; female 940,344)
65 years and over: 6.2% (male 88,611; female 98,659) (2004 est.)
Median age:
total: 25.9 years
male: 25.6 years
female: 26.2 years (2004 est.)
Population growth rate:
1.31% (2004 est.)
Birth rate:
20.36 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Death rate:
6.39 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Net migration rate:
-0.91 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.9 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2004 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 20.95 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 18.72 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)
male: 23.08 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 72.14 years
male: 69.82 years
female: 74.56 years (2004 est.)
Total fertility rate:
2.49 children born/woman (2004 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: 92.6%
male: 93.2%
female: 91.9% (2003 est.)
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