Cambodia Population  

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CAMBODIA

Cambodia is ethnically homogeneous, more than 90 percent Khmer; national minorities comprise about 3 percent of total population; Cham the most significant minority group, other scattered tribal minorities in upland and forested areas. Reportedly some Vietnamese immigration since 1981-82. Some Chinese in urban areas, numbers unknown.
POPULATION GRAPH
Population:

12,775,324
note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2002 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 40.7% (male 2,646,883; female 2,550,015)
15-64 years: 55.8% (male 3,373,692; female 3,758,736)
65 years and over: 3.5% (male 182,149; female 263,849) (2002 est.)
Population growth rate:
2.24% (2002 est.)
Birth rate:
32.93 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)
Death rate:
10.51 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)
Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.9 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2002 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
64 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 57.1 years
female: 59.5 years (2002 est.)
male: 54.81 years
Total fertility rate:
4.66 children born/woman (2002 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
4.04% (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
220,000 (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
14,000 (1999 est.)
Nationality:
noun: Cambodian(s)
adjective: Cambodian
Ethnic groups:
Khmer 90%, Vietnamese 5%, Chinese 1%, other 4%
Religions:
Theravada Buddhist 95%, other 5%
Languages:
Khmer (official) 95%, French, English
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 35%
male: 48%
female: 22% (1990 est.)