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North Korea:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
23,479,089 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
195 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 22.9% (male 2,733,352/female 2,654,186)
15-64 years: 68.2% (male 7,931,484/female 8,083,626)
65 years and over: 8.8% (male 751,401/female 1,325,040) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 32.7 years
male: 31.2 years
female: 34.2 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.732% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
14.61 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
7.29 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
NA
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.57 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 21.86 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 23.46 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 20.18 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
Definition - World rank and map
total population: 72.2 years
male: 69.45 years
female: 75.08 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
2 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
NA
Nationality
Definition
noun: Korean(s)
adjective: Korean
Ethnic groups
Definition
racially homogeneous; there is a small Chinese community and a few ethnic Japanese
Religions
Definition
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
Languages
Definition
Korean
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99%
male: 99%
female: 99%


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