Eritrea - Population



The population of Eritrea in 2003 was estimated by the United Nations at 4,141,000, which placed it as number 119 in population among the 193 nations of the world. In that year approximately 3% of the population was over 65 years of age, with another 43% of the population under 15 years of age. There were 99 males for every 100 females in the country in 2003. According to the UN, the annual population growth rate for 2000–2005 is 3.65%, with the projected population for the year 2015 at 5,914,000. The population density in 2002 was 38 per sq km (98 per sq mi).

It was estimated by the Population Reference Bureau that 19% of the population lived in urban areas in 2001. The capital city, Asmara, had a population of 514,000 in that year. According to the United Nations, the urban population growth rate for 2000– 2005 was 4.6%.

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GG
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Jan 31, 2008 @ 9:21 pm
Eritrea is a great COUNTRY my whole family has come from there and for every chance i got i wrote about ERITREA. I was American born but in my heart I AM PURE ERITREAN
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Ertitrea
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Jan 31, 2008 @ 9:21 pm
This is the BEST website Ihave ever seen. LONG LIVE ERITREA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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anonymous
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Aug 19, 2008 @ 4:04 am
good site, i needed it for my project (Y), CROATIA IS THE BEST
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somali jaceyl
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Jun 25, 2009 @ 1:13 pm
nice people but bad goverment i liked Eritrea as we r east african we hope to get peace and life and to be one nation(Somalia , ethiopa, jebuti and Eritrea)
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samru
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Oct 15, 2009 @ 11:11 am
yeah you are right eritrea is very nice country i love the country but i dont like the government
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Nov 12, 2010 @ 7:07 am
I love Eritrea but the government is in favor of war .the government always like go in to disturbance I LIKE THE PEOPLE AS ETHIOPIAN.LONG LIVE TO ERITREA.
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Nov 16, 2010 @ 2:14 pm
waw its alot of thing to say about eritrea lovelly country much more,but in short iam proud to eritrean and eritrawi.and thanks to this website too keep it up.eritrean are love people and hones,so much to care.long live eritrea.and god blees eritrean where ever they are.
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Feb 26, 2011 @ 6:06 am
i love Eritrea and its ppl but not the gov't.
he fights while the ppls are starving of famine are flocking like grasshopper to neighbours i was born in adiquala but due to the famine and and dictatorship i moved to shimelba when i was grade 9 . after a year my uncle in addiss ababa took me to addis. now i am 2nd year information systems student in addis.
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sally
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Oct 9, 2012 @ 2:14 pm
i think eretria is the beast country and it will always be like that. thank God for Eritrea long live eritrea
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sally
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Oct 9, 2012 @ 3:15 pm
ERITREA IS THE BEST AND THAT IS HOW I LKE IT. I HAVE BEEN THERE AND IT IS LOVELY ESPECIALLY THE CAFES

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