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Analysis of Panama

Describe the indigenous groups or religious or ethnic minorities within Panama . Be sure to approximate each group's percentage within the general population.

In the past, how have the dominant population treated minority populations in your country?

What is the role of women in panama deciding reproductive strategies?

What is the per capita income in panama? How unevenly is income distributed?

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1. Describe the indigenous groups or religious or ethnic minorities within Panama. Be sure to approximate each group's percentage within the general population.

A good way to locate information on Panama is to use “Panama” as a search word using the google search engine (my favorite), which drew up thousands of “hits.”
For example: Ethnic:
Mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 70%, Amerindian and mixed (West Indian) 14%, white 10%, Amerindian 6% (see http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/pm.html).
Panama Population Demographics

Anthem Details
POPULATION: 3,000,463
LANGUAGES: Spanish (official), English 14%
RELIGION: Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant 15%
LIFE EXPECTANCY: 72.14
» Additional Panama Population Demographics

(http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryID=189&countryName=Panama)
See a further breakdown of the 15% protestant at http://www.nationmaster.com/country/pm/Religion or click on the relevant links below:
• Catholics as percentage

• Catholic - Total Priests

• Jews

• Church attendance

• Catholic - Parishes

• Catholic - Dioceses

• Main religion

• Jehovahs Witnesses

• Religions

• Catholic - ...

Solution Summary

By responding to the questions fully, this solution provides an analysis of Panama on a number of dimensions e.g., indigenous groups or religious or ethnic minorities, how the dominant population treated minority populations, role of women in panama deciding reproductive strategies, per capita income and how unevenly income is distributed.

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