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Micronesia Population

Population Distribution

Total population 102,436
Population growth rate -0.60%
Birth rate 20.00 births per 1,000 residents
Life expectancy  
Overall 72.07 years
Men 70.09 years
Women 74.16 years
Age structure  
0-14 years 29.81%
15-64 years 66.04%
65 years and above 4.15%
Median age 24.20 years
Gender ratio 0.99 M / F
Population density 145.92 residents per kmē
Urbanization 29.30%
Cities  
(Z 2010) Weno (Chuuk) 13,856, Palikir 6647, Nett 6639, Kitti 6470, Kolonia 6074 (all Pohnpei)
Ethnicities  
9 Micronesian and Polynesian ethnic groups
Religions  
Catholics (Roman Catholic) 50%, Protestants 47%, Other and no religion 3%
Human Development Index (HDI) 0.614
HDI ranking 135

People in Micronesia

Most of the residents of the "Federated States of Micronesia" are Micronesians - a total of nine Micronesian and Polynesian tribes were counted.

Languages in Micronesia

Although English is the official language, there are many other languages: Chuuku, Kosraen, Pohnpeian and Yapese. These are the languages ​​or dialects that are spoken in each state. Since these are quite far apart, language families of their own could develop.

Religions in Micronesia

About half of the residents are Catholic and the other half Protestant.


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