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Cambodia People

    Population: 11,626,520 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 45% (male 2,667,768; female 2,587,590)
    15-64 years: 52% (male 2,821,772; female 3,197,604)
    65 years and over: 3% (male 143,016; female 208,770) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: 2.49% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 41.05 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 16.2 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 0.88 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 105.06 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 48.24 years
    male: 46.81 years
    female: 49.75 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 5.81 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Cambodian(s)
    adjective: Cambodian

    Ethnic groups: Khmer 90%, Vietnamese 5%, Chinese 1%, other 4%

    Religions: Theravada Buddhism 95%, other 5%

    Languages: Khmer (official), French

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over can read and write
    total population: 35%
    male: 48%
    female: 22% (1990 est.)

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