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Uzbekistan: People & Society#

Population28,929,716 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate0.93% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 24.9% (male 3,693,838/female 3,514,734)
15-24 years: 20.5% (male 3,008,779/female 2,934,534)
25-54 years: 43% (male 6,178,921/female 6,255,715)
55-64 years: 6.8% (male 926,129/female 1,036,576)
65 years and over: 4.7% (male 588,881/female 791,609) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.75 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate17.02 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate5.29 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsUzbek 80%, Russian 5.5%, Tajik 5%, Kazakh 3%, Karakalpak 2.5%, Tatar 1.5%, other 2.5% (1996 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 19.84 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 23.54 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 15.93 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesUzbek (official) 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1%
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 73.29 years
male: 70.25 years
female: 76.52 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.4%
male: 99.6%
female: 99.2% (2011 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Uzbekistani
adjective: Uzbekistani
Net migration rate-2.46 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsMuslim 88% (mostly Sunni), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%
Total fertility rate1.8 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS29,700 (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths2,400 (2012 est.)
Median agetotal: 27.1 years
male: 26.6 years
female: 27.7 years (2014 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 11 years (2011)
Education expendituresNA
Urbanizationurban population: 36.2% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.27% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 98.5% of population
rural: 80.9% of population
total: 87.3% of population
unimproved: urban: 1.5% of population
rural: 19.1% of population
total: 12.7% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2012 est.)
Major urban areas - populationTASHKENT (capital) 2.227 million (2011)
Maternal mortality rate28 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight4.4% (2006)
Health expenditures5.4% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density2.54 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density4.5 beds/1,000 population (2010)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate15.1% (2008)
Mother's mean age at first birth23.8 (2006 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate64.9% (2006)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 48.3 %
youth dependency ratio: 42 %
elderly dependency ratio: 6.3 %
potential support ratio: 15.8 (2014 est.)