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Bangladesh People

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Population: 131,269,860 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  35.04% (male 23,550,607; female 22,451,006)

15-64 years:  61.6% (male 41,432,123; female 39,434,633)

65 years and over:  3.36% (male 2,389,639; female 2,011,852) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: 1.59% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 25.3 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 8.6 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: -0.76 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth:  1.06 male(s)/female

under 15 years:  1.05 male(s)/female

15-64 years:  1.05 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  1.19 male(s)/female

total population:  1.05 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 69.85 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  60.54 years

male:  60.74 years

female:  60.33 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 2.78 children born/woman (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.02% (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 13,000 (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 1,000 (1999 est.)
Nationality: noun:  Bangladeshi(s)

adjective:  Bangladeshi
Ethnic groups: Bengali 98%, tribal groups, non-Bengali Muslims (1998)
Religions: Muslim 83%, Hindu 16%, other 1% (1998)
Languages: Bangla (official, also known as Bengali), English
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write

total population:  56%

male:  63%

female:  49% (2000 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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