Population: 8,121,622 note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to
AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates,
and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2006 est.)

Age structure: 0-14 years: 42.6% (male 1,741,622/female 1,721,436) 15-64 years: 53.9% (male 2,137,225/female
2,242,639) 65 years and over: 3.4% (male 124,383/female 154,317) (2005 est.)

Median age: total: 18.03 years male: 17.63 years female: 18.44 years (2006 est.)

Population growth rate: 2.26% (2006 est.)

Death rate: 12.34 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)

Net migration rate: -1.68 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)

Sex ratio: at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female 65 years
and over: 0.81 male(s)/female total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

Infant mortality rate: total: 73.45 deaths/1,000 live births male: 79.92 deaths/1,000 live births female: 66.79
deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

Life expectancy at birth: total population: 52.92 years male: 51.58 years female: 54.31 years (2006 est.)

Nationality: noun: Haitian(s) adjective: Haitian

Ethnic groups: black 95%, mulatto and white 5%

Religions: Roman Catholic 80%, Protestant 16% (Baptist 10%, Pentecostal 4%, Adventist 1%, other 1%), none 1%, other
3% (2006) note: roughly half of the population practices Voodoo

Languages: French (official), Creole (official)

Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 52.9% male: 54.8% female: 51.2% (2006 est.)
Population & Structure