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

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Page last updated on February 1, 2010

Population:
28,945,569 (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 38.8% (male 5,709,688/female 5,531,359)
15-64 years: 58.2% (male 8,529,956/female 8,310,164)
65 years and over: 3% (male 408,266/female 456,224) (2009 est.)

Median age:
total: 20.4 years
male: 20.3 years
female: 20.5 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:
2.506% (2009 est.)

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

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

Net migration rate:
NA (2009 est.)

Urbanization:
urban population: 67% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.9 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 44.65 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 49.03 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 40.05 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 69.95 years
male: 68.61 years
female: 71.36 years (2009 est.)

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

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
less than 0.1% (2001 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
fewer than 500 (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA

Major infectious diseases:
degree of risk: intermediate
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
note: highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified in this country; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2009)

Nationality:
noun: Iraqi(s)
adjective: Iraqi

Ethnic groups:
Arab 75%-80%, Kurdish 15%-20%, Turkoman, Assyrian, or other 5%

Religions:
Muslim 97% (Shia 60%-65%, Sunni 32%-37%), Christian or other 3%

Languages:
Arabic, Kurdish (official in Kurdish regions), Turkoman (a Turkish dialect), Assyrian (Neo-Aramaic), Armenian

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 74.1%
male: 84.1%
female: 64.2% (2000 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 10 years
male: 11 years
female: 8 years (2005)

Education expenditures:
NA


NOTE: The information regarding Iraq 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 Iraq People 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Iraq People 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.



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