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Brazil People 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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Brazil People 2010
SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 27, 2010

Population:
198,739,269
note: Brazil conducted a census in August 2000, which reported a population of 169,872,855; that figure was about 3.8% lower than projections by the US Census Bureau, and is close to the implied underenumeration of 4.6% for the 1991 census (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 26.7% (male 27,092,880/female 26,062,244)
15-64 years: 66.8% (male 65,804,108/female 67,047,725)
65 years and over: 6.4% (male 5,374,230/female 7,358,082) (2009 est.)

Median age:
total: 28.6 years
male: 27.8 years
female: 29.3 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:
1.199% (2009 est.)

Birth rate:
18.43 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Death rate:
6.35 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

Net migration rate:
-0.09 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Urbanization:
urban population: 86% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.73 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 22.58 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 26.16 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 18.83 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 71.99 years
male: 68.43 years
female: 75.73 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:
2.21 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.6% (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
730,000 (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
15,000 (2007 est.)

Nationality:
noun: Brazilian(s)
adjective: Brazilian

Ethnic groups:
white 53.7%, mulatto (mixed white and black) 38.5%, black 6.2%, other (includes Japanese, Arab, Amerindian) 0.9%, unspecified 0.7% (2000 census)

Religions:
Roman Catholic (nominal) 73.6%, Protestant 15.4%, Spiritualist 1.3%, Bantu/voodoo 0.3%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.2%, none 7.4% (2000 census)

Languages:
Portuguese (official and most widely spoken language); note - less common languages include Spanish (border areas and schools), German, Italian, Japanese, English, and a large number of minor Amerindian languages

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 88.6%
male: 88.4%
female: 88.8% (2004 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2005)

Education expenditures:
4% of GDP (2004)


NOTE: The information regarding Brazil on this page is re-published from the 2010 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Brazil People 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Brazil People 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.






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