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    Korea, North People - 2006

      23,113,019 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 23.8% (male 2,788,944/female 2,708,331)
      15-64 years: 68% (male 7,762,442/female 7,955,522)
      65 years and over: 8.2% (male 667,792/female 1,229,988) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 32 years
      male: 30.7 years
      female: 33.4 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      0.84% (2006 est.)

      Birth rate:
      15.54 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Death rate:
      7.13 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      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: 0.54 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 23.29 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 24.97 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 21.52 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 71.65 years
      male: 68.92 years
      female: 74.51 years (2006 est.)

      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy

      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      2.1 children born/woman (2006 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:

      noun: Korean(s)
      adjective: Korean

      Ethnic groups:
      racially homogeneous; there is a small Chinese community and a few ethnic Japanese

      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


      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 99%
      male: 99%
      female: 99%

      NOTE: The information regarding Korea, North on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Korea, North People 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Korea, North People 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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