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Mexico:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
109,955,400 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
57.2 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 29.6% (male 16,619,995/female 15,936,154)
15-64 years: 64.3% (male 34,179,440/female 36,530,154)
65 years and over: 6.1% (male 3,023,185/female 3,666,472) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 26 years
male: 24.9 years
female: 27 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.142% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
20.04 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
4.78 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
-3.84 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: 0.94 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.82 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 19.01 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 20.91 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 17.02 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
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total population: 75.84 years
male: 73.05 years
female: 78.78 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
2.37 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
160,000 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
5,000 (2003 est.)
Major infectious diseases
Definition
degree of risk: intermediate
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne disease: dengue fever
water contact disease: leptospirosis (2008)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Mexican(s)
adjective: Mexican
Ethnic groups
Definition
mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) 60%, Amerindian or predominantly Amerindian 30%, white 9%, other 1%
Religions
Definition
Roman Catholic 76.5%, Protestant 6.3% (Pentecostal 1.4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.1%, other 3.8%), other 0.3%, unspecified 13.8%, none 3.1% (2000 census)
Languages
Definition
Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional indigenous languages
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 91%
male: 92.4%
female: 89.6% (2004 est.)


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