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Posted 6/17/08 , edited 6/1/09
updated from CIA

Population:

83,082,869 (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:

0-14 years: 31.4% (male 13,345,500/female 12,743,878)

15-64 years: 63.8% (male 26,823,127/female 26,169,421)

65 years and over: 4.8% (male 1,701,068/female 2,299,875) (2009 est.)


Population growth rate:


1.642% (2009 est.)

Birth rate:

21.7 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Death rate:

5.09 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female

under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female

15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.74 male(s)/female

total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2009 est.)



Infant mortality rate:

total: 27.26 deaths/1,000 live births

male: 28.93 deaths/1,000 live births

female: 25.51 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)


Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 72.12 years

male: 69.56 years

female: 74.81 years (2009 est.)


Religions:

Muslim (mostly Sunni) 90%, Coptic 9%, other Christian 1%


Languages:

Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write

total population: 71.4%

male: 83%


female: 59.4% (2005 est.)

Education expenditures:

4.2% of GDP (2006)
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