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PEOPLE

Population: 12,824,170 (2004 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 38.7% (male 2,548,77; female 2,402,162)
15-64 years: 57.5% (male 3,445,883,; female 3,925,561)
65 years and over: 3.8% (male 202,468; female 299,321) (2004 est.)

Population growth rate: 2.06% (2005 est.)

Infant mortality rate: 66 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)

Life expectancy:
Total population: 63 years
male: 61 years
female: 65 years (2005 est.)

Nationality:
noun: Cambodian(s)
adjective: Cambodian

Ethnic groups: Khmer 90%, Chinese and Vietnamese 5%, other 4%

Religions: Buddhism 95%, other 5%

Languages: Khmer (official), French, English

Source: National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning of Cambodia

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