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Peru


    • Population:
      24,087,372 (July 1995 est.)

    • Age structure:

        0-14 years:
        35% (female 4,152,520; male 4,296,293)

        15-64 years:
        61% (female 7,280,287; male 7,378,227)

        65 years and over:
        4% (female 535,156; male 444,889) (July 1995 est.)

    • Population growth rate:
      1.8% (1995 est.)

    • Birth rate:
      24.88 births/1,000 population (1995 est.)

    • Death rate:
      6.84 deaths/1,000 population (1995 est.)

    • Net migration rate:
      0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1995 est.)

    • Infant mortality rate:
      52.1 deaths/1,000 live births (1995 est.)

    • Life expectancy at birth:

        total population:
        66.07 years

        male:
        63.86 years

        female:
        68.38 years (1995 est.)

    • Total fertility rate:
      3 children born/woman (1995 est.)

    • Nationality:

        noun:
        Peruvian(s)

        adjective:
        Peruvian

    • Ethnic divisions:
      Indian 45%, mestizo (mixed Indian and European ancestry) 37%, white 15%, black, Japanese, Chinese, and other 3%

    • Religions:
      Roman Catholic

    • Languages:
      Spanish (official), Quechua (official), Aymara

    • Literacy:
      age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)

        total population:
        82%

        male:
        92%

        female:
        74%

    • Labor force:
      8 million (1992)

        by occupation:
        government and other services 44%, agriculture 37%, industry 19% (1988 est.)






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