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    Korea, North People 2000

      Population: 21,687,550 (July 2000 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 26% (male 2,843,250; female 2,705,206)
      15-64 years: 68% (male 7,223,364; female 7,502,094)
      65 years and over: 6% (male 448,242; female 965,394) (2000 est.)

      Population growth rate: 1.35% (2000 est.)

      Birth rate: 20.43 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Death rate: 6.88 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.46 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 24.29 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 70.74 years
      male: 67.76 years
      female: 73.86 years (2000 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 2.3 children born/woman (2000 est.)

      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 Korean
      total population: 99%
      male: 99%
      female: 99% (1990 est.)

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