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Population: 16 387 963 (July 1998 est.)

note: other estimates range as high as 16.6 million

Age structure:

0-14 years: 48% (male 4 016 052; female 3 859 079)

15-64 years: 49% (male 4 066 601; female 3 902 686)

65 years and over: 3% (male 280 152; female 263 393) (July 1998 est.)

Population growth rate: 3.31% (1998 est.)

Birth rate: 43.36 births/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Death rate: 10.27 deaths/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1 000 population (1998 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: 1.06 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

Infant mortality rate: 72.2 deaths/1 000 live births (1998 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 59.47 years

male: 57.71 years

female: 61.32 years (1998 est.)

Total fertility rate: 7.14 children born/woman (1998 est.)

Nationality:

noun: Yemeni(s)

adjective: Yemeni

Ethnic groups: predominantly Arab; Afro-Arab concentrations in western coastal locations; South Asians in southern regions; small European communities in major metropolitan areas

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: 38%

male: 53%

female: 26% (1990 est.)

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