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Korea, South People 2008
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SOURCE: 2008 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
49,044,790 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 18.3% (male 4,714,103/female 4,262,873)
15-64 years: 72.1% (male 18,004,719/female 17,346,594)
65 years and over: 9.6% (male 1,921,803/female 2,794,698) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 35.8 years
male: 34.8 years
female: 36.8 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.394% (2007 est.)

Birth rate:
9.93 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Death rate:
5.99 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.08 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.106 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.038 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.688 male(s)/female
total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 6.05 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 6.43 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 5.64 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 77.23 years
male: 73.81 years
female: 80.93 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

Total fertility rate:
1.28 children born/woman (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
less than 0.1% (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
8,300 (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
less than 200 (2003 est.)

Nationality:
noun: Korean(s)
adjective: Korean

Ethnic groups:
homogeneous (except for about 20,000 Chinese)

Religions:
Christian 26.3% (Protestant 19.7%, Roman Catholic 6.6%), Buddhist 23.2%, other or unknown 1.3%, none 49.3% (1995 census)

Languages:
Korean, English widely taught in junior high and high school

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 97.9%
male: 99.2%
female: 96.6% (2002)


NOTE: The information regarding Korea, South on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Korea, South People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Korea, South People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.



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