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    World People - 2004
    http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/world/world_people.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      6,379,157,361 (July 2004 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 28.2% (male 925,276,767; female 875,567,830)
      15-64 years: 64.5% (male 2,083,789,165; female 2,033,226,759)
      65 years and over: 7.2% (male 203,286,504; female 257,705,851)
      note: some countries do not maintain age structure information, thus a slight discrepancy exists between the total world population and the total for world age structure (2004 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      1.14% (2004 est.)

      Birth rate:
      20.24 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)

      Death rate:
      8.86 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.79 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2004 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 50.31 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 52.17 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 48.33 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 64.05 years
      male: 62.48 years
      female: 65.7 years (2004 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      2.62 children born/woman (2004 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      NA%

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      NA

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      NA

      Religions:
      Christians 32.79% (of which Roman Catholics 17.33%, Protestants 5.62%, Orthodox 3.51%, Anglicans 1.31%), Muslims 19.6%, Hindus 13.31%, Buddhists 5.88%, Sikhs 0.38%, Jews 0.24%, other religions 12.83%, non-religious 12.53%, atheists 2.44% (2001 est.)

      Languages:
      Chinese, Mandarin 14.37%, Hindi 6.02%, English 5.61%, Spanish 5.59%, Bengali 3.4%, Portuguese 2.63%, Russian 2.75%, Japanese 2.06%, German, Standard 1.64%, Korean 1.28%, French 1.27% (2000 est.)
      note: percents are for "first language" speakers only

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 77%
      male: 83%
      female: 71% (1995 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding World on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of World People 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about World People 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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