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Russia People

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Population: 145,470,197 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  17.41% (male 12,915,026; female 12,405,341)

15-64 years:  69.78% (male 49,183,000; female 52,320,962)

65 years and over:  12.81% (male 5,941,944; female 12,703,924) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: -0.35% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 9.35 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 13.85 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: 0.98 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:  0.47 male(s)/female

total population:  0.88 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 20.05 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  67.34 years

male:  62.12 years

female:  72.83 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.27 children born/woman (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.18% (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 130,000 (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 850 (1999 est.)
Nationality: noun:  Russian(s)

adjective:  Russian
Ethnic groups: Russian 81.5%, Tatar 3.8%, Ukrainian 3%, Chuvash 1.2%, Bashkir 0.9%, Byelorussian 0.8%, Moldavian 0.7%, other 8.1%
Religions: Russian Orthodox, Muslim, other
Languages: Russian, other
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write

total population:  98%

male:  100%

female:  97% (1989 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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