The 42.5% of the population live below to the poverty line, The most populous city in the country is the capital city, Managua, with a population of 1.2 million (2005).As of 2005, over 4.4 million inhabitants live in the Pacific, Central and North regions. Join one of the best place for lonely people among similiar sites and meet thousands of lonely hearts from any part of Nicaragua.
2.7 million inhabitants reside in the Pacific region alone, while inhabitants in the Caribbean region only reach an estimated 700,000.The Census Bureau in Nicaragua is the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC).The institution is in charge of completing censuses and surveys.INEC ran its first census in 1906, the last census was taken in 2005, it was the eighth to date.The Creole population is mostly of West Indian (Antillean) origin, the descendants of indentured laborers brought mostly from Jamaica when the region was a British protectorate.
The Garifuna, a people of mixed Carib, Angolan, Congolese and Arawak descent, numbered 3,271 in 2005 (0.1%).
the total population was 6,149,928 in 2016, compared to only 1,295,000 in 1950.
The proportion of children below the age of 15 in 2010 was 34.5%, 60.9% was between 15 and 65 years of age, while 4.6% was 65 years or older .
CBR = crude birth rate (per 1000); CDR = crude death rate (per 1000); NC = natural change (per 1000); IMR = infant mortality rate per 1000 births; TFR = total fertility rate (number of children per woman) In the 19th century, there had been a substantial indigenous minority, but this group was also largely assimilated culturally into the mestizo majority.
Primarily in the 19th century, Nicaragua saw several waves of immigration from other European nations.
Possibly also a part of the black or Afro-Nicaraguan population, which mainly resides on the country's sparsely populated Caribbean (or Atlantic) coast, is included in the majority population which does not consider itself to belong to an ethnic community.