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    Philippines People 2000

      Population: 81,159,644 (July 2000 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 37% (male 15,344,555; female 14,807,320)
      15-64 years: 59% (male 23,777,245; female 24,285,565)
      65 years and over: 4% (male 1,312,646; female 1,632,313) (2000 est.)

      Population growth rate: 2.07% (2000 est.)

      Birth rate: 27.85 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Death rate: 6.13 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Net migration rate: -1.02 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 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: 0.8 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 29.52 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 67.48 years
      male: 64.65 years
      female: 70.46 years (2000 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 3.48 children born/woman (2000 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Filipino(s)
      adjective: Philippine

      Ethnic groups: Christian Malay 91.5%, Muslim Malay 4%, Chinese 1.5%, other 3%

      Religions: Roman Catholic 83%, Protestant 9%, Muslim 5%, Buddhist and other 3%

      Languages: Pilipino (official, based on Tagalog), English (official)

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 94.6%
      male: 95%
      female: 94.3% (1995 est.)

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