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    Turkmenistan People - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/turkmenistan/turkmenistan_people.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 4,688,963 (July 2002 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 37.3% (male 895,536; female 853,301)
      15-64 years: 58.6% (male 1,350,142; female 1,399,879)
      65 years and over: 4.1% (male 72,784; female 117,321) (2002 est.)

      Population growth rate 1.84% (2002 est.)

      Birth rate 28.27 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Death rate 8.92 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Net migration rate -0.98 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.62 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 73.21 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 61.1 years
      female: 64.8 years (2002 est.)
      male: 57.57 years

      Total fertility rate 3.54 children born/woman (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 0.01% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS less than 100 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths less than 100 (1999 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Turkmen(s)
      adjective: Turkmen

      Ethnic groups Turkmen 77%, Uzbek 9.2%, Russian 6.7%, Kazakh 2%, other 5.1% (1995)

      Religions Muslim 89%, Eastern Orthodox 9%, unknown 2%

      Languages Turkmen 72%, Russian 12%, Uzbek 9%, other 7%

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 98%
      male: 99%
      female: 97% (1989 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Turkmenistan on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Turkmenistan People 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Turkmenistan People 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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