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Philippines:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
92,681,453 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
310.8 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 34.1% (male 16,121,508/female 15,487,841)
15-64 years: 61.7% (male 28,524,176/female 28,652,155)
65 years and over: 4.2% (male 1,690,006/female 2,205,767) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 23 years
male: 22.5 years
female: 23.5 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.728% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
24.07 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
5.32 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
-1.47 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: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 21.45 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 24.14 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 18.64 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
Definition - World rank and map
total population: 70.8 years
male: 67.89 years
female: 73.85 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
3 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
less than 0.1% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
9,000 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
fewer than 500 (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 and malaria (2008)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Filipino(s)
adjective: Philippine
Ethnic groups
Definition
Tagalog 28.1%, Cebuano 13.1%, Ilocano 9%, Bisaya/Binisaya 7.6%, Hiligaynon Ilonggo 7.5%, Bikol 6%, Waray 3.4%, other 25.3% (2000 census)
Religions
Definition
Roman Catholic 80.9%, Muslim 5%, Evangelical 2.8%, Iglesia ni Kristo 2.3%, Aglipayan 2%, other Christian 4.5%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.6%, none 0.1% (2000 census)
Languages
Definition
Filipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 92.6%
male: 92.5%
female: 92.7% (2000 census)


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