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Uruguay People

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Population: 3,360,105 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  24.39% (male 419,932; female 399,605)

15-64 years:  62.61% (male 1,038,785; female 1,064,891)

65 years and over:  13% (male 180,130; female 256,762) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: 0.78% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 17.36 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 9.03 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: -0.51 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:  0.98 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  0.7 male(s)/female

total population:  0.95 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 14.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  75.44 years

male:  72.11 years

female:  78.96 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 2.36 children born/woman (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.33% (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 6,000 (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 150 (1999 est.)
Nationality: noun:  Uruguayan(s)

adjective:  Uruguayan
Ethnic groups: white 88%, mestizo 8%, black 4%, Amerindian, practically nonexistent
Religions: Roman Catholic 66% (less than one-half of the adult population attends church regularly), Protestant 2%, Jewish 1%, nonprofessing or other 31%
Languages: Spanish, Portunol, or Brazilero (Portuguese-Spanish mix on the Brazilian frontier)
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write

total population:  97.3%

male:  96.9%

female:  97.7% (1995 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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