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Eritrea



General Information
Surface area117 600  km2
CapitalAsmara
UN StatusUN member since 28 May 1993
CurrencyNakfa
Currency codeERN
Internet top-level domain (TLD)ER
National Statistical Office National Statistical Office of Eritrea



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Population of Eritrea

Total population 2011 est.5 939 484 persons
   Male population 2011 est.2 933 546 persons
   Female population 2011 est.3 005 938 persons
Density of population 2011 est.50.5 persons per km2 map
Sex ratio of total population 2012 est.0.976 male/female map
   Sex ratio at birth 2012 est.1.030 male/female map
   Sex ratio of under 15 years old population 2012 est.1.010 male/female map
   Sex ratio of 15-64 years old population 2012 est.0.963 male/female map
   Sex ratio of 65 years and over population 2012 est.0.809 male/female map
Population in urban areas 201022.0 % of total population map
   Rate of urbanization 2010-15 est.5.2 % per year map
Population in rural areas 201078.0 % of total population map
Population under 15 years old 2012 est.42.1 % of total population map
   Male population under 15 years old 2012 est.42.8 % of male population map
   Female population under 15 years old 2012 est.41.4 % of female population map
Population 15-64 years old 2012 est.54.3 % of total population map
   Male population 15-64 years old 2012 est.53.9 % of male population map
   Female population 15-64 years old 2012 est.54.6 % of female population map
Population 65 years and over 2012 est.3.6 % of total population map
   Male population 65 years and over 2012 est.3.3 % of male population map
   Female population 65 years and over 2012 est.4.0 % of female population map
Total median age Median age is the age that divides a population into two numerically equal groups; that is, half the people are younger than this age and half are older.2012 est.18.7 years map
   Male median age 2012 est.18.3 years map
   Female median age 2012 est.19.1 years map
Life expectancy at birth,total Life expectancy at birth shows the average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future.2011 est.62.5 years map
   Life expectancy at birth, male population 2011 est.60.4 years map
   Life expectancy at birth, female population 2011 est.64.7 years map
See also:
 Population of Africa
 Population of the world