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Statistics

Bahamas Lifespan, Mortality, and Other Rates

Population:
300,529 (July 2002 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 29% (male 43,964; female 43,250)
15-64 years: 64.7% (male 95,508; female 98,859)
65 years and over: 6.3% (male 7,948; female 11,000) (2002 est.)
Population growth rate:
0.86% (2002 est.)
Birth rate:
18.69 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)
Death rate:
7.49 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)
Net migration rate:
-2.63 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.72 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2002 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
17.08 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 69.87 years
female: 73.49 years (2002 est.)
male: 66.32 years
Total fertility rate:
2.28 children born/woman (2002 est.)