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Yemen People
Population:
20,024,867 (July 2004 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 46.6% (male 4,751,776; female 4,582,277)
15-64 years: 50.6% (male 5,166,437; female 4,973,543)
65 years and over: 2.8% (male 273,199; female 277,635) (2004 est.)
Median age:
total: 16.5 years
male: 16.5 years
female: 16.5 years (2004 est.)
Population growth rate:
3.44% (2004 est.)
Birth rate:
43.16 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Death rate:
8.78 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Net migration rate:
0 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: 1.04 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.98 male(s)/female
total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (2004 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 63.26 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 58.15 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)
male: 68.12 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 61.36 years
male: 59.53 years
female: 63.29 years (2004 est.)
Total fertility rate:
6.75 children born/woman (2004 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.1% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
9,900 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA
Nationality:
noun: Yemeni(s)
adjective: Yemeni
Ethnic groups:
predominantly Arab; but also Afro-Arab, South Asians, Europeans
Religions:
Muslim including Shaf'i (Sunni) and Zaydi (Shi'a), small numbers of Jewish, Christian, and Hindu
Languages:
Arabic
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 50.2%
male: 70.5%
female: 30% (2003 est.)
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