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Korea, South People 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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Korea, South People 2010
SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 26, 2010

Population:
48,508,972 (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 16.8% (male 4,278,581/female 3,887,516)
15-64 years: 72.3% (male 17,897,053/female 17,196,840)
65 years and over: 10.8% (male 2,104,589/female 3,144,393) (2009 est.)

Median age:
total: 37.3 years
male: 36 years
female: 38.5 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.266% (2009 est.)

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

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

Net migration rate:
-0.33 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Urbanization:
urban population: 81% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.1 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.67 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 4.26 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 4.49 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.02 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 78.72 years
male: 75.45 years
female: 82.22 years (2009 est.)

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

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
less than 0.1% (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
13,000 (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
fewer than 500 (2007 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)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 17 years
male: 18 years
female: 15 years (2007)

Education expenditures:
4.6% of GDP (2004)


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






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