Population of main cities including suburbs:
Havana (3,700,000); Santiago de Cuba (550,000); Camagüey (350,000); Holguín (320,000); Santa Clara (250,000).
The majority of the Cuban population is of European origin (around 65%). More than 10% of the Island's population is of African origin, 1% of Chinese origin and 22% is mixed.
Other Languages Spoken:
85% of Cubans were Catholic before the revolution. The Catholic religion was banned after the revolution. In 1992, an amendment to the Constitution authorised freedom of worship on the Island with some restrictions. In practice, the religious beliefs of the old slaves merged with Catholicism giving birth to an Afro-Cuban religion called Santerias.
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National Currency: Cuban Peso (CUP)
Type of State:
Socialist communist State
Type of Economy:
Country with middle income (Lower-middle income).
Socialist planned economy; extremely dependent on tourism and the exports of raw materials.
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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10.8 per 100 Inhabitants
25.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
97% of the Population
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