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    Sri Lanka Poblaci�n 2000

      Poblaci�n: 19,238,575
      note: since the outbreak of hostilities between the government and armed Tamil separatists in the mid-1980s, several hundred thousand Tamil civilians have fled the island; as of mid-1999, approximately 66,000 were housed in 133 refugee camps in south India, another 40,000 lived outside the Indian camps, and more than 200,000 Tamils have sought refuge in the West (July 2000 est.)

      Estructura de Edades:
      0-14 years: 26% (male 2,605,251; female 2,490,416)
      15-64 years: 67% (male 6,285,118; female 6,606,196)
      65 years and over: 7% (male 602,470; female 649,124) (2000 est.)

      Indice de Crecimiento en la poblaci�n: 0.89% (2000 est.)

      Indice de Nacimiento: 16.78 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Indice de Muerte: 6.43 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Indice Neto de Migraci�n: -1.47 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

      Indice de sexo:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.93 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

      Indice de mortalidad Infantil: 16.51 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

      Esperanza de vida al nacer:
      total population: 71.83 years
      male: 69.33 years
      female: 74.45 years (2000 est.)

      Indice Total de Fertilidad: 1.98 children born/woman (2000 est.)

      Nacionalidad:
      noun: Sri Lankan(s)
      adjective: Sri Lankan

      Grupos Etnicos: Sinhalese 74%, Tamil 18%, Moor 7%, Burgher, Malay, and Vedda 1%

      Religiones: Buddhist 70%, Hindu 15%, Christian 8%, Muslim 7% (1999)

      Idiomas: Sinhala (official and national language) 74%, Tamil (national language) 18%
      note: English is commonly used in government and is spoken competently by about 10% of the population

      Literatos:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 90.2%
      male: 93.4%
      female: 87.2% (1995 est.)

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