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Africa

TOTAL POPULATION

1,001,320,281


REGION RESOURCE

Africa
  Projections: Year 2025 Men Women Total
Source: "World Population Ageing: 1950-2050" United Nations Population Division, DESA
Life expectancy at birth (in years)  60.80  63.10  62.00
Life expectancy at 60 (in years)  17.40  19.40  18.50
Median age (in years)  21.30
Potential support ratio, number of persons aged 15 to 64 years per person aged 65 years or older  14.30
Total fertility rate, children born per woman  3.30
 

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