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Chile Demographics Profile 2000

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Population

15,153,797 (July 2000 est.)

Age structure

0-14 years:28% (male 2,137,826; female 2,044,546)
15-64 years:65% (male 4,919,060; female 4,958,030)
65 years and over:7% (male 453,234; female 641,101) (2000 est.)

Population growth rate

1.17% (2000 est.)

Birth rate

17.19 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Death rate

5.52 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Net migration rate

0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Sex ratio

at birth:1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years:1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years:0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over:0.71 male(s)/female
total population:0.98 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

Infant mortality rate

9.6 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

Life expectancy at birth

total population:75.74 years
male:72.43 years
female:79.22 years (2000 est.)

Total fertility rate

2.2 children born/woman (2000 est.)

Nationality

noun:Chilean(s)
adjective:Chilean

Ethnic groups

white and white-Amerindian 95%, Amerindian 3%, other 2%

Religions

Roman Catholic 89%, Protestant 11%, Jewish NEGL

Languages

Spanish

Literacy

definition:age 15 and over can read and write
total population:95.2%
male:95.4%
female:95% (1995 est.)


Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of May 15, 2007


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