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Demographics of Wallis and Futuna

The total population of Wallis and Futuna is 11,683 people. People in Wallis and Futuna speak the French language. The median age is approximately 30.3 years. Life expectancy in Wallis and Futuna is 78.98. The female fertility rate in Wallis and Futuna is 1.77. To find out specifics of language, religion, age, gender distribution, and advancement of people in Wallis and Futuna see the sections below, as well as visit the section concerning the education in the country.

Population

In Wallis and Futuna, the population density is 48 people per square kilometer (125 per square mile). Because of this statistic, this country is considered to be sparsely populated. The total population of Wallis and Futuna is 11,683 people. Wallis and Futuna has approximately 2,849 foreign immigrants. Immigrants in Wallis and Futuna represent 0.1 percent of the total number of immigrants in the world. Immigrants in Wallis and Futuna represent 20.5 percent of the total number of immigrants in the world. Read below for statistics of Wallis and Futuna on median age and gender distribution at various ages.

Age

The median age is approximately 30.3 years. The median age for men is 29.3, while the median age for women is 31.5.

Gender

The sex ratio, or the number of males for each female (estimated at birth), is 1.05. It can be further divided into the following categories: sex ratio under 15 - 1.11; sex ratio from 15 to 64 - 1; sex ratio over 64 - 0.83; total sex ratio - 1.01. Total sex ratio is different from sex ratio estimated at birth. This is due to the fact that some newborns are considered in the sex ratio estimated at birth but pass away within the first weeks of their life and are not included in the total sex ratio.

Religion

The majority religion of Wallis and Futuna is Christianity, the followers of which comprise 97.4% of all religious believers in the country. Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as presented in the New Testament. Christianity is the world's largest religion, with over 2.4 billion adherents, known as Christians. Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the savior of humanity whose coming as Christ or the Messiah was prophesied in the Old Testament. Besides Christianity, there are some followers of folk religions in Wallis and Futuna.

General development

Wallis and Futuna is considered to be a developing nation. The developmental stage of a nation is determined by a number of factors including, but not limited to, economic prosperity, life expectancy, income equality, and quality of life. As a developing nation, Wallis and Futuna may not be able to offer consistent social services to its citizens. These social services may include things like public education, reliable healthcare, and law enforcement. Citizens of developing nations may have lower life expectancies than citizens of developed nations. The migration rate in Wallis and Futuna is -5.06%.

Language

People in Wallis and Futuna speak the French language.