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Uruguay People
Population:
3,399,237 (July 2004 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 23.5% (male 406,500; female 392,497)
15-64 years: 63.4% (male 1,066,464; female 1,087,100)
65 years and over: 13.1% (male 182,654; female 264,022) (2004 est.)
Median age:
total: 32.2 years
male: 30.7 years
female: 33.7 years (2004 est.)
Population growth rate:
0.51% (2004 est.)
Birth rate:
14.44 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Death rate:
9.07 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Net migration rate:
-0.32 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2004 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 12.31 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 10.91 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)
male: 13.67 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 75.92 years
male: 72.71 years
female: 79.24 years (2004 est.)
Total fertility rate:
1.96 children born/woman (2004 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.3% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
6,300 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
less than 500 (2001 est.)
Nationality:
noun: Uruguayan(s)
adjective: Uruguayan
Ethnic groups:
white 88%, mestizo 8%, black 4%, Amerindian, practically nonexistent
Religions:
Roman Catholic 66% (less than half of the adult population attends church regularly), Protestant 2%, Jewish 1%, nonprofessing or other 31%
Languages:
Spanish, Portunol, or Brazilero (Portuguese-Spanish mix on the Brazilian frontier)
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98%
male: 97.6%
female: 98.4% (2003 est.)
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