People and Society

Nationality: Angolan

Ethnic groups:

  • Ovimbundu 37%,
  • Kimbundu 25%,
  • Bakongo 13%,
  • mestico (mixed European and native African) 2%,
  • European 1%,
  • other 22%

Languages:

  • Portuguese
  • Bantu
  • other African languages
Religions:

indigenous beliefs 47%

Roman Catholic 38%

Protestant 15% (1998 est.)

Population: 18,565,269

Urbanization:

Urban population:59.2% of total population (2011)

Rate of urbanization:3.97% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Health expenditures: 2.9% of GDP (2010) Education expenditures: 3.5% of GDP (2010)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education): total: 10 years (2010)