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RUSSIA

Population:

140,041,247 (July 2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 10

Age structure:

0-14 years: 14.8% (male 10,644,833/female 10,095,011)
15-64 years: 71.5% (male 48,004,040/female 52,142,313)
65 years and over: 13.7% (male 5,880,877/female 13,274,173) (2009 est.)

Median age:

total: 38.4 years
male: 35.2 years
female: 41.6 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:

-0.467% (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 227

Birth rate:

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

country comparison to the world: 177

Death rate:

16.06 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 16

Net migration rate:

0.28 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 72

Urbanization:

urban population: 73% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.44 male(s)/female
total population: 0.86 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

total: 10.56 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 152
male: 12.08 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 8.94 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 66.03 years
country comparison to the world: 162
male: 59.33 years
female: 73.14 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:

1.41 children born/woman (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 194

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

1.1% (2007 est.)

country comparison to the world: 52

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:

940,000 (2007 est.)

country comparison to the world: 13

HIV/AIDS - deaths:

40,000 (2007 est.)

country comparison to the world: 13

Major infectious diseases:

degree of risk: intermediate
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea
vectorborne disease: tickborne encephalitis
note: highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified in this country; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2009)

Nationality:

noun: Russian(s)
adjective: Russian

Ethnic groups:

Russian 79.8%, Tatar 3.8%, Ukrainian 2%, Bashkir 1.2%, Chuvash 1.1%, other or unspecified 12.1% (2002 census)

Religions:

Russian Orthodox 15-20%, Muslim 10-15%, other Christian 2% (2006 est.)

note: estimates are of practicing worshipers; Russia has large populations of non-practicing believers and non-believers, a legacy of over seven decades of Soviet rule

Languages:

Russian, many minority languages

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.4%
male: 99.7%
female: 99.2% (2002 census)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):

total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2006)

Education expenditures:

3.8% of GDP (2005)

country comparison to the world: 117

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