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CIA World Factbook 2005 Dictionary

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Uruguay: People
Population:
3,415,920 (July 2005 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 23.2% (male 403,041/female 389,427)
15-64 years: 63.6% (male 1,076,960/female 1,095,833)
65 years and over: 13.2% (male 183,877/female 266,782) (2005 est.)
Median age:
total: 32.46 years
male: 31.02 years
female: 33.95 years (2005 est.)
Population growth rate:
0.47% (2005 est.)
Birth rate:
14.09 births/1,000 population (2005 est.)
Death rate:
9.06 deaths/1,000 population (2005 est.)
Net migration rate:
-0.28 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2005 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2005 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 11.95 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 13.27 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 10.58 deaths/1,000 live births (2005 est.)
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 76.13 years
male: 72.92 years
female: 79.45 years (2005 est.)
Total fertility rate:
1.91 children born/woman (2005 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.3% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
6,000 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
less than 500 (2003 est.)
Nationality:
noun: Uruguayan(s)
adjective: Uruguayan
Ethnic groups:
white 88%, mestizo 8%, black 4%, Amerindian (practically nonexistent)
Religions:
Roman Catholic 66% (less than 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: 98%
male: 97.6%
female: 98.4% (2003 est.)

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  • Military
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  • The World Factbook 2005, by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)