Population

Population

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Panama population: 3,510,045 (July 2012)
Growth rate: 1.41% (July 2012)
Birth rate: 19.17 births/1000 population (July 2012)
Death rate: 4.69/1000 population (July 2012)

Ethnic groups: Mestizo 70%
African descent 14%
White 10%
Amerindian 6%
Asian 1%

Religions:
Roman Catholic 77%
Protestant 17%
Other religions 5%

Languages:
Spanish 97%
English (as first and second languages)

Literacy: 91.9%

Workforce: 1.5 million
Commerce 19%
Agriculture 14%
Industries 8%
Construction 7.7%
Communications 7.3%
Public administration 6.9%
Other social activities 5.8%
Hospitality 3.7%
Finance 2.6%

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