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Demographics

RussiaNorth Korea
Population142,257,519 (July 2017 est.)
25,248,140 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 17.12% (male 12,509,563/female 11,843,254)
15-24 years: 9.46% (male 6,881,880/female 6,572,191)
25-54 years: 44.71% (male 31,220,990/female 32,375,489)
55-64 years: 14.44% (male 8,849,707/female 11,693,131)
65 years and over: 14.28% (male 6,352,557/female 13,958,757) (2017 est.)
0-14 years: 20.78% (male 2,670,884/female 2,576,846)
15-24 years: 15.59% (male 1,982,045/female 1,955,220)
25-54 years: 44.28% (male 5,608,520/female 5,572,000)
55-64 years: 9.77% (male 1,166,680/female 1,301,201)
65 years and over: 9.56% (male 826,735/female 1,588,009) (2017 est.)
Median agetotal: 39.6 years
male: 36.6 years
female: 42.5 years (2017 est.)
total: 34 years
male: 32.5 years
female: 35.6 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate-0.08% (2017 est.)
0.53% (2017 est.)
Birth rate11 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
14.6 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate13.5 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
9.3 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate1.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.75 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.45 male(s)/female
total population: 0.86 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.9 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.53 male(s)/female
total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 6.8 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 7.6 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 5.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
total: 22.1 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 24.6 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 19.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 71 years
male: 65.3 years
female: 77.1 years (2017 est.)
total population: 70.7 years
male: 66.9 years
female: 74.8 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate1.61 children born/woman (2017 est.)
1.95 children born/woman (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
NA
Nationalitynoun: Russian(s)
adjective: Russian
noun: Korean(s)
adjective: Korean
Ethnic groupsRussian 77.7%, Tatar 3.7%, Ukrainian 1.4%, Bashkir 1.1%, Chuvash 1%, Chechen 1%, other 10.2%, unspecified 3.9%
note: nearly 200 national and/or ethnic groups are represented in Russia's 2010 census (2010 est.)
racially homogeneous; there is a small Chinese community and a few ethnic Japanese
ReligionsRussian Orthodox 15-20%, Muslim 10-15%, other Christian 2% (2006 est.)
note: estimates are of practicing worshipers; Russia has large populations of non-practicing believers and non-believers, a legacy of over seven decades of Soviet rule; Russia officially recognizes Orthodox Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Buddhism as traditional religions
traditionally Buddhist and Confucianist, some Christian and syncretic Chondogyo (Religion of the Heavenly Way)
note: autonomous religious activities now almost nonexistent; government-sponsored religious groups exist to provide illusion of religious freedom
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
NA
LanguagesRussian (official) 85.7%, Tatar 3.2%, Chechen 1%, other 10.1%
note: data represent native language spoken (2010 est.)
Korean
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.7%
male: 99.7%
female: 99.6% (2015 est.)
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 100%
male: 100%
female: 100% (2015 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2014)
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2015)
Education expenditures3.9% of GDP (2012)
NA
Urbanizationurban population: 74.2% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: -0.15% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
urban population: 61.2% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.8% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 98.9% of population
rural: 91.2% of population
total: 96.9% of population
unimproved:
urban: 1.1% of population
rural: 8.8% of population
total: 3.1% of population (2015 est.)
improved:
urban: 99.9% of population
rural: 99.4% of population
total: 99.7% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0.1% of population
rural: 0.6% of population
total: 0.3% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 77% of population
rural: 58.7% of population
total: 72.2% of population
unimproved:
urban: 23% of population
rural: 41.3% of population
total: 27.8% of population (2015 est.)
improved:
urban: 87.9% of population
rural: 72.5% of population
total: 81.9% of population
unimproved:
urban: 12.1% of population
rural: 27.5% of population
total: 18.1% of population (2015 est.)
Major cities - populationMOSCOW (capital) 12.166 million; Saint Petersburg 4.993 million; Novosibirsk 1.497 million; Yekaterinburg 1.379 million; Nizhniy Novgorod 1.212 million; Samara 1.164 million (2015)
PYONGYANG (capital) 2.863 million (2015)
Maternal mortality rate25 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
82 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Physicians density3.31 physicians/1,000 population (2014)
2.78 physicians/1,000 population (2011)
Hospital bed density9.7 beds/1,000 population (2006)
13.2 beds/1,000 population (2012)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate23.1% (2016)
6.8% (2016)
Contraceptive prevalence rate68%
note: percent of women aged 15-44 (2011)
78.2%
note: percent of women aged 20-49 (2014)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 43.5
youth dependency ratio: 24.2
elderly dependency ratio: 19.4
potential support ratio: 5.2 (2015 est.)
total dependency ratio: 44.5
youth dependency ratio: 30.5
elderly dependency ratio: 14
potential support ratio: 7.1 (2015 est.)

Source: CIA Factbook