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    Turkmenistan People 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 4,229,249 (July 1997 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 39% (male 840,168; female 812,573)
      15-64 years : 57% (male 1,182,706; female 1,217,484)
      65 years and over: 4% (male 66,451; female 109,867) (July 1997 est.)

      Population growth rate 1.61% (1997 est.)

      Birth rate 26.61 births/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Death rate 8.65 deaths/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Net migration rate -1.82 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth : 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.6 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (1997 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 72.7 deaths/1,000 live births (1997 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 61.51 years
      male: 57.88 years
      female: 65.31 years (1997 est.)

      Total fertility rate 3.31 children born/woman (1997 est.)

      Nationality
      noun : Turkmen(s)
      adjective: Turkmen

      Ethnic groups Turkmen 77%, Uzbek 9.2%, Russian 6.7%, Kazak 2%, other 5.1% (1995)

      Religions Muslim 89%, Eastern Orthodox 9%, unknown 2%

      Languages Turkmen 72%, Russian 12%, Uzbek 9%, other 7%

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 98%
      male: 99%
      female: 97% (1989 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Turkmenistan on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Turkmenistan People 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Turkmenistan People 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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