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NICARAGUA
Population

Population

Nicaragua has a population of 6,025,951 (2017). The population density is about 46 inhabitants per square kilometre.

The natural population growth rate is 0.98%. (2017)
Birth rate per 1,000 inhabitants is 17.7 (2017)
Death rate per 1000 inhabitants is 5.1 (2017)
Life expectancy is 73.5 years. (men 71.3 and women 75.8 years (2017)

Several population groups live in Nicaragua. For example, 69 percent of the population are mestizos, 17 percent are whites, 9 percent are blacks and 5 percent are Indians.

Language

The official language of Nicaragua is Spanish. Furthermore, Creole, Misquito and English are spoken.

Religion

Most of Nicaragua's inhabitants are Roman Catholic (72.9 per cent). The rest of the population is predominantly Protestant.


Sources

Elmar Landeninformatie

CIA - World Factbook

BBC - Country Profiles

Last updated January 2024
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