People and Society in Angola

Nationality
noun:
Angolan(s)
adjective:
Angolan
Ethnic groups
Ovimbundu 37%, Kimbundu 25%, Bakongo 13%, mestico (mixed European and native African) 2%, European 1%, other 22%
Languages
Portuguese (official), Bantu and other African languages
Religions
indigenous beliefs 47%, Roman Catholic 38%, Protestant 15% (1998 est.)
Population
18,056,072 (July 2012 est.)
rank:
59
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Age structure
0-14 years:
43.2% (male 2,910,981/female 2,856,527)
15-64 years:
54.1% (male 3,663,400/female 3,549,896)
65 years and over:
2.7% (male 157,778/female 199,959) (2011 est.)
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Median age
total:
17.7 years
male:
17.5 years
female:
17.9 years (2012 est.)
Population growth rate
2.784% (2012 est.)
rank:
16
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Birth rate
39.36 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
rank:
11
Death rate
12.06 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)
rank:
28
Net migration rate
0.55 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
rank:
61
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Urbanization
urban population:
59% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization:
4% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - population
LUANDA (capital) 4.511 million; Huambo 979,000 (2009)
Sex ratio
at birth:
1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years:
1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years:
1.02 male(s)/female
65 years and over:
0.86 male(s)/female
total population:
1.02 male(s)/female (2011 est.)
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Maternal mortality rate
450 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
rank:
24
Infant mortality rate
total:
83.53 deaths/1,000 live births
rank:
8
male:
87.39 deaths/1,000 live births
female:
79.47 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
total population:
54.59 years
rank:
201
male:
53.49 years
female:
55.73 years (2012 est.)
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Total fertility rate
5.54 children born/woman (2012 est.)
rank:
10
Health expenditures
4.6% of GDP (2009)
rank:
146
Physicians density
0.08 physicians/1,000 population (2004)
Hospital bed density
0.8 beds/1,000 population (2005)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
2% (2009 est.)
rank:
30
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
200,000 (2009 est.)
rank:
27
HIV/AIDS - deaths
11,000 (2009 est.)
rank:
26
Major infectious diseases
degree of risk:
very high
food or waterborne diseases:
bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases:
malaria, African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness)
water contact disease:
schistosomiasis (2009)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight
27.5% (2001)
rank:
23
Education expenditures
2.6% of GDP (2006)
rank:
147
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Literacy
definition:
age 15 and over can read and write
total population:
70.1%
male:
82.7%
female:
58.1% (2010 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
total:
9 years (2006)
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