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Population: 160,376,684 (July 2008 est.)
Age Structure: 0-14 years: 33.8% (male 23,069,242; female 21,995,457) 15-64 years: 62.8% (male 42,924,778; female 40,873,077) 65 years and over: 3.4% (male 2,444,314; female 2,069,816) (2002 est.)
Population Growth Rate: 1.59% (2002 est.)
Birth Rate: 25.12 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death Rate: 8.47 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net Migration Rate: -0.75 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex Ratio: at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female; under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female; 15-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female; 65 years and over: 1.18 male(s)/female; total population: 1.05 male(s)/female (2008 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate: 68.05 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth: total population: 60.92 years -- female: 60.74 years (2008 est.); male: 61.08 years
Total Fertility Rate: 2.72 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS (adult prevalence rate): 0.02% (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS (people living with HIV/AIDS): 13,000 (1999 est.)
HIV/AIDS (deaths): 1,000 (1999 est.)
Nationality: noun: Bangladeshi(s); adjective: Bangladeshi
Ethnic groups: Bengali 98%, tribal groups, non-Bengali Muslims (1998)
Religions: Muslim 83%, Hindu 16%, other 1% (1998)
Languages: Bangla (official, also known as Bengali), English
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write. total population: 56% -- male: 63%; female: 49% (2000 est.)
 
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