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    Korea, North People - 2005
    http://www.allcountries.org/wfb2005/korea_north/korea_north_people.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      22,912,177 (July 2005 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 24.2% (male 2,816,844/female 2,735,478)
      15-64 years: 67.9% (male 7,668,581/female 7,883,267)
      65 years and over: 7.9% (male 625,819/female 1,182,188) (2005 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 31.74 years
      male: 30.47 years
      female: 33 years (2005 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      0.9% (2005 est.)

      Birth rate:
      16.09 births/1,000 population (2005 est.)

      Death rate:
      7.05 deaths/1,000 population (2005 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2005 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: 0.53 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2005 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 24.04 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 25.77 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 22.23 deaths/1,000 live births (2005 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 71.37 years
      male: 68.65 years
      female: 74.22 years (2005 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      2.15 children born/woman (2005 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      NA

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      NA

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      NA

      Nationality:
      noun: Korean(s)
      adjective: Korean

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

      Religions:
      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

      Languages:
      Korean

      Literacy:
      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 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Korea, North People 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Korea, North People 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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    Revised 16-Feb-06
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