Kazkhstan Population  

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KAZAKHSTAN

Kazaks make up 45% of the population of Kazakhstan. Russians make up 36% of the population, Ukrainians 5%, Germans 4%, Tatars and Uzbeks 2% each. Kazak and Russian are the official languages of the country.
POPULATION GRAPH
Population:
15,284,929 (July 2007 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 22.5% (male 1,758,782/female 1,683,249)
15-64 years: 69.2% (male 5,169,314/female 5,407,661)
65 years and over: 8.3% (male 446,549/female 819,374) (2007 est.)
Median age:
total: 29.1 years
male: 27.5 years
female: 30.8 years (2007 est.)
Population growth rate:
0.352% (2007 est.)
Birth rate:
16.23 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Death rate:
9.4 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Net migration rate:
-3.32 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.045 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.956 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.545 male(s)/female
total population: 0.932 male(s)/female (2007 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 27.41 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 31.94 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 22.62 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 67.22 years
male: 61.9 years
female: 72.84 years (2007 est.)
Total fertility rate:
1.89 children born/woman (2007 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.2% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
16,500 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
less than 200 (2003 est.)
Nationality:
noun: Kazakhstani(s)
adjective: Kazakhstani
Ethnic groups:
Kazakh (Qazaq) 53.4%, Russian 30%, Ukrainian 3.7%, Uzbek 2.5%, German 2.4%, Tatar 1.7%, Uygur 1.4%, other 4.9% (1999 census)
Religions:
Muslim 47%, Russian Orthodox 44%, Protestant 2%, other 7%
Languages:
Kazakh (Qazaq, state language) 64.4%, Russian (official, used in everyday business, designated the "language of interethnic communication") 95% (2001 est.)
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98.4%
male: 99.1%
female: 97.7% (1999 est.)