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Belarus People

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Population: 10,350,194 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  17.93% (male 947,820; female 908,210)

15-64 years:  68.21% (male 3,428,920; female 3,631,290)

65 years and over:  13.86% (male 473,992; female 959,962) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: -0.15% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 9.57 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 13.97 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: 2.89 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth:  1.05 male(s)/female

under 15 years:  1.04 male(s)/female

15-64 years:  0.94 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  0.49 male(s)/female

total population:  0.88 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 14.38 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  68.14 years

male:  62.06 years

female:  74.52 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.28 children born/woman (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.28% (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 14,000 (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 400 (1999 est.)
Nationality: noun:  Belarusian(s)

adjective:  Belarusian
Ethnic groups: Byelorussian 81.2%, Russian 11.4%, Polish, Ukrainian, and other 7.4%
Religions: Eastern Orthodox 80%, other (including Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim) 20% (1997 est.)
Languages: Byelorussian, Russian, other
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write

total population:  98%

male:  99%

female:  97% (1989 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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