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Korea, North - People (Facts)
Population: 23,301,725 (July 2007 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 23.3% (male 2,758,826/female 2,679,093)
15-64 years: 68.1% (male 7,852,282/female 8,024,429)
65 years and over: 8.5% (male 709,599/female 1,277,496) (2007 est.)
Population growth rate: 0.785% (2007 est.)
Birth rate: 15.06 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Death rate: 7.21 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.979 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.555 male(s)/female
total population: 0.945 male(s)/female (2007 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 22.56 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 24.2 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 20.84 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 71.92 years
male: 69.18 years
female: 74.8 years (2007 est.)
Total fertility rate: 2.05 children born/woman (2007 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%


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Notes and Commentary: People - Economy - Government and Political Conditions - Foreign Relations - Relations with U.S.



Facts at a Glance
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People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions


Notes and Commentary
People
Economy
Government and Political Conditions
Foreign Relations
Relations with U.S.





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