Check Email | My Account | Contact Us

Search for on the web shopping
Tue, 31 Jan, 2023
homepage
referrals
signup
help
contact us
education frontpage
a-z of references
general knowledge
places
plants & animals
science

Top links
- Sudoku
- Collectibles
- PSP
Pay as you go
No monthly charges. Access for the price of a phone call Go>

Unmetered

Flat rate dialup access from only 4.99 a month Go>

Broadband
Surf faster from just 13.99 a month Go>

Save Even More
Combine your phone and internet, and save on your phone calls
More Info>

This weeks hot offer
24: Series 5 24: Series 5

In association with Amazon.co.uk 26.97


Demographics of Guinea includes four main ethnic groups.
  • Fulbe (singular Pullo). Called Peuhl or Peul ( fr:Peul) in French, Fula or Fulani in English, who are chiefly found in the mountainous region of Fouta Djallon;
  • Maninkaa. Malinke in French, Mandingo in English, mostly inhabiting the savanna and forest regions;
  • Soussous. Soussou is a lingua franca in Guinea, and is commonly spoken in the coastal areas including the capital Conakry; and
  • Several small groups ( Gerzé, Toma, Kissis, etc.) in the forest region and Bagas (including Landoumas) , Koniagis etc... in the coastal area.
West Africans make up the largest non-Guinean population. Non-Africans total about 10,000 (mostly Lebanese, French, and other Europeans). Seven national languages are used extensively; the major written languages are French, Peuhl, and Arabic.Population: 7,466,200 (July 2000 est.)Age structure:
0-14 years: 43.38% (male 1,614,789; female 1,623,691)
15-64 years: 53.95% (male 1,966,929; female 2,060,877)
65 years and over: 2.68% (male 82,376; female 117,538) (2000 est.)Population growth rate: 1.95% (2000 est.)Birth rate: 40.08 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)Death rate: 17.86 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)Net migration rate: -2.68 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)
note: over the years Guinea has received several hundred thousand refugees from the civil wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone; by the end of 1999 all Liberian refugees were assumed to have returned; refugees from Sierra Leone are assumed to be returningSex ratio:
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.7 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2000 est.)Infant mortality rate: 130.98 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 45.56 years
male: 43.16 years
female: 48.02 years (2000 est.)Total fertility rate: 5.46 children born/woman (2000 est.)Nationality:
noun: Guinean(s)
adjective: GuineanEthnic groups: Peuhl 40%, Malinke 30%, Soussou 20%, smaller ethnic groups 10%Religions: Muslim 85%, Christian 8% (mainly Roman Catholic Church, Église Evangelique des Frères and Église Evangelique Protestante), indigenous beliefs 7%.Official census does not break in ethnicity or religionLanguages: French (official), each ethnic group has its own languageLiteracy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 35.9%
male: 49.9%
female: 21.9% (1995 est.)
See also : Guinea

Demographics of Africa
Demographics of: Algeria | Angola | Benin | Botswana | Burkina Faso | Burundi | Cameroon | Cape Verde | Central African Republic | Chad | Comoros | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Republic of the Congo | Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) | Djibouti | Egypt | Equatorial Guinea | Eritrea | Ethiopia | Gabon | The Gambia | Ghana | Guinea | Guinea-Bissau | Kenya | Lesotho | Liberia | Libya | Madagascar | Malawi | Mali | Mauritania | Mauritius | Morocco | Mozambique | Namibia | Niger | Nigeria | Rwanda | São Tomé and Príncipe | Senegal | Seychelles | Sierra Leone | Somalia / Somaliland | South Africa | Sudan | Swaziland | Tanzania | Togo | Tunisia | Uganda | Western Sahara | Zambia | Zimbabwe
Dependencies: British Indian Ocean Territory | Canary Islands | Ceuta and Melilla | Madeira Islands | Mayotte | Réunion | Saint Helena
Change Text Size:
[A] [default] [A]

go back print page email to a friend make us your home page

about | terms of use | contact us
© 2023 Zazizam.com