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Ecuador:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
13,927,650 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
50.3 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 32.1% (male 2,274,986/female 2,189,437)
15-64 years: 62.7% (male 4,355,909/female 4,381,141)
65 years and over: 5.2% (male 340,861/female 385,316) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 24.2 years
male: 23.7 years
female: 24.7 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.935% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
21.54 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
4.21 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
-7.98 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.88 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 21.35 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 25.61 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 16.88 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
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total population: 76.81 years
male: 73.94 years
female: 79.84 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
2.59 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.3% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
21,000 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
1,700 (2003 est.)
Major infectious diseases
Definition
degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: dengue fever, malaria, and yellow fever
water contact disease: leptospirosis (2008)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Ecuadorian(s)
adjective: Ecuadorian
Ethnic groups
Definition
mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 65%, Amerindian 25%, Spanish and others 7%, black 3%
Religions
Definition
Roman Catholic 95%, other 5%
Languages
Definition
Spanish (official), Amerindian languages (especially Quechua)
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 91%
male: 92.3%
female: 89.7% (2001 census)


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