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Uruguay:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
3,477,778 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
20 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 22.7% (male 401,209/female 388,315)
15-64 years: 64% (male 1,105,891/female 1,120,858)
65 years and over: 13.3% (male 185,704/female 275,801) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 33.2 years
male: 31.8 years
female: 34.6 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.486% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
14.17 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
9.12 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
-0.18 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.67 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 11.66 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 13.1 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 10.17 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
Definition - World rank and map
total population: 76.14 years
male: 72.89 years
female: 79.51 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.94 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.3% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
6,000 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
fewer than 500 (2003 est.)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Uruguayan(s)
adjective: Uruguayan
Ethnic groups
Definition
white 88%, mestizo 8%, black 4%, Amerindian (practically nonexistent)
Religions
Definition
Roman Catholic 66% (less than half of the adult population attends church regularly), Protestant 2%, Jewish 1%, nonprofessing or other 31%
Languages
Definition
Spanish, Portunol, or Brazilero (Portuguese-Spanish mix on the Brazilian frontier)
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98%
male: 97.6%
female: 98.4% (2003 est.)


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