Population - Iraq are between 20 and 21 years of age, but...

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Population Iraq currently has a total population of about 28,945,569 and is the 40 th most populated country in the world, with a population growth rate of 2.506%. Baghdad, the capital city, consists of the highest population out of all the cities. The demographics stand at a birth rate of 30.09 births per 1,000 population and a death rate of 5.03 deaths per 1,000 population, which makes the birth rate about six times the death rate and continues population increase. Dominating the age structure is the working class, of ages ranging from 15 to 64, that makes up 58.2% of the total population. Ages ranging from 0- 14 make up 38.8%, while ages from 65 and over make up a meager 3%, showing the inadequate living conditions/health care for the elders. In average, most of the people in
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Unformatted text preview: Iraq are between 20 and 21 years of age, but there is a small gap in the number of males to females, as there is 1.02 males per females. The life expectancy for Iraq is 69.95 years, which supports the age structure for the elder population. A women gives birth to an average of about 3.86 children, and this is expected because it has been proven that the more developed a country is, the higher the tendency for women to have fewer children or to choose to stay single. For example, Japan is a highly developed core country that has an alarming total fertility rate of 1.21, causing it to face the problem of a decline in working class and an increase in the elder population....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course BIOL 2302 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '11 term at Butler Community College.

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