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Population of Madagascar

In 2007, Madagascar population is hovering at around 19,500,000. The growth rate of Madagascar population in 2007 is 3.008%.
In 2007 it is found that 43.9 % people are between the age group of 0 to 14 years, 53% people are between the age group of 15 to 64 years and 3.1% people are of 65 years and above in Madagascar.

Among 1,000 people the birth rate of Madagascar population is 38.6 and out of 1,000 people the death rate is 8.51 in 2007.

Out of 1,000 live births the infant mortality rate of male in 2007 is 62.09 and out of 1,000 live births the infant mortality rate of female is 51.8.

In 2007 the life expectancy at birth is 60.23 years for male, and for female the life expectancy at birth is 64.1 years. The total fertility rate in 2007 is 5.24.

The literacy rate of Madagascar population in 2007 is 68.9%. French and Malagasy are the official languages of Madagascar population.

Malagasy is the nationality of Madagascar population. The major ethnicities of Madagascar are as follows:
  • Cotiers
  • Malayo-Indonesian
  • Creole
  • French
  • Comoran
  • Indian

The religion of Madagascar population comprises the following:
  • 52% Indigenous beliefs
  • 41% Christian
  • 7% Muslim

7,500 people died out of HIV/AIDS in Madagascar in the year 2003.

Madagascar population occupies an important place in Madagascar information. In the year 2000 the Madagascar population was 15,506,472, in 2001 the population of Madagascar was 15,982,563, in 2002 the population was 16,473,477, in 2003 the population was 16,979,744, in 2004 the population was 17,501,871, in 2005 the population was 18,040,341 and in 2006 the population was 18,595,469.

Last Updated : December 09, 2013