Cuba: National Bureau of Statistics releases 2011 population data report

Posted on July 13, 2012 • Filed under: Cuba, Culture, Social Issues

With a delay of a half, finally the National Bureau of Statistics and Information (Onei), through its Center for Population Studies and Development (CEPD) presented a paper Title Studies and Cuban Population Data. Cuba and its Territories 2011.

In this study the official projection is provided on the number of Cubans at the end of December 31, 2011, setting it at 11,247,925 inhabitants. This figure represents more than 6 764 in 2010 to a minuscule annual rate of 0.6 per thousand. Thus 2011, with 2009 were the only years the period 2006-2011 when the Cuban population grew, albeit minimally. The increase last year is divided into 3 919 2 845 men and women, but unfortunately not be available year data concerning the birth rate, the total fertility rate (children per woman) the gross reproduction rate (daughters per woman ,) the mortality rate per thousand population, life expectancy at birth, and net migration, essential elements to know which supported the growth discreet exposed. The official press in recent months announced a low Infant mortality rate of 4.9 deaths per 1000 live births. As for the provinces, Havana remains the most populated with 2,130,431 people – or 18.9% of the country, followed by Santiago de Cuba and Holguin 1,408,870 to 1,038,093. Read Article

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