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Asian Factoids: Winter 2001

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India: Population Statistics
Population: 1,029,991,145 (July 2001 est.)
Age Structure: 0–14 years: 33.12% (male 175,630,537; female 165,540,672) 15–64 years: 62.2% (male 331,790,850; female 308,902,864) 65 years and over: 4.68% (male 24,439,022; female 23,687,200)
(2001 est.)
Population Growth Rate: 1.55% (2001 est.)
Infant Mortality Rate: 63.19 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life Expectancy at Birth: total population: 62.86 years
male: 62.22 years
female: 63.53 years
Ethnic groups: Indo-Aryan: 72%
Dravidian: 25%
Mongoloid and other: 3% (2000)
Source: CIA—World Factbook—India, www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/html