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French Guiana Population

The population of French Guiana in 2003 was estimated by the United Nations at 436,000, which placed it as number 164 in population among the 193 nations of the world. In that year approximately 5% of the population was over 65 years of age, with another 33% of the population under 15 years of age. There were 98 males for every 100 females in the country in 2003. According to the UN, the annual population growth rate for 2000-2005 is0.80%, with the projected population for the year 2015 at 471,000. The population density in 2002 was 3 per sq km (7 per sq mi).

It was estimated by the Population Reference Bureau that 74% of the population lived in urban areas in 2001. The capital city, Cayenne, had a population of 233,000 in that year. According to the UN, the urban population growth rate for 2000-2005 was 1.5%.


475,996 (July 2008 est.)

Age structure
0-14 years: 27.5% (male 66,695/female 64,356)
15-64 years: 66.2% (male 156,961/female 158,234)
65 years and over: 6.3% (male 12,868/female 16,882) (2008 est.)

Median age
total: 27.5 years
male: 27.1 years
female: 27.9 years (2008 est.)

Population growth rate
1.099% (2008 est.)

Birth rate
17.02 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)

Death rate
5.51 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)

Net migration rate
-0.52 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)

Sex ratio
at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2008 est.)

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