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    Brazil People 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/brazil/brazil_people.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 169,806,557 (July 1998 est.)
      note: Brazil took a census in August 1996 which showed a total of 157,079,573; this figure is about 5% lower than projections by the US Census Bureau, which is close to the implied underenumeration of 4.6% for 1991; since the full results of the census have not been released for analysis, the numbers shown for Brazil do not take into consideration the results of this 1996 census

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 30% (male 26,090,859; female 25,132,122)
      15-64 years: 65% (male 54,199,642; female 55,769,122)
      65 years and over: 5% (male 3,499,272; female 5,115,540) (July 1998 est.)

      Population growth rate 1.24% (1998 est.)

      Birth rate 20.92 births/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Death rate 8.53 deaths/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Net migration rate -0.03 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.68 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 36.96 deaths/1,000 live births (1998 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 64.36 years
      male: 59.39 years
      female: 69.59 years (1998 est.)

      Total fertility rate 2.33 children born/woman (1998 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Brazilian(s)
      adjective: Brazilian

      Ethnic groups white (includes Portuguese, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish) 55%, mixed white and black 38%, black 6%, other (includes Japanese, Arab, Amerindian) 1%

      Religions Roman Catholic (nominal) 70%

      Languages Portuguese (official), Spanish, English, French

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 83.3%
      male: 83.3%
      female: 83.2% (1995 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Brazil on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Brazil People 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Brazil People 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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