The percentage of people under age 14 ranged from 36.2% in 1985 to 23% in 2013. Unlike the percentage represented by the population of 65 years and more, which over time has been increasing. In 1985 it represented 4.5%, for 2013 covers 7.2% of the population.   

The population density in the country for 2013 is 92.8 inhabitants per square kilometer, and the growth rate was maintained in 2012-2013 by 1.3%.   

The rural population in the country has tended to decline over the years and in 2013 was estimated to represent 38.3%.