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Catholic countries Compared by People > Sex ratio > 65 years and over

DEFINITION: The number of males for each female one of five age groups - at birth, under 15 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over, and for the total population. Sex ratio at birth has recently emerged as an indicator of certain kinds of sex discrimination in some countries. For instance, high sex ratios at birth in some Asian countries are now attributed to sex-selective abortion and infanticide due to a strong preference for sons. This will affect future marriage patterns and fertility patterns. Eventually it could cause unrest among young adult males who are unable to find partners.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Andorra 1 male(s)/female 2013
=2 East Timor 0.96 male(s)/female 2013
=2 Cote d'Ivoire 0.96 male(s)/female 2013
4 British Virgin Islands 0.95 male(s)/female 2013
5 Ecuador 0.92 male(s)/female 2013
6 Peru 0.9 male(s)/female 2013
=7 Paraguay 0.87 male(s)/female 2013
=7 Guatemala 0.87 male(s)/female 2013
=9 Panama 0.86 male(s)/female 2013
=9 Costa Rica 0.86 male(s)/female 2013
11 Ireland 0.84 male(s)/female 2013
12 Cuba 0.82 male(s)/female 2013
=13 Liechtenstein 0.81 male(s)/female 2013
=13 Mexico 0.81 male(s)/female 2013
=15 San Marino 0.8 male(s)/female 2013
=15 Haiti 0.8 male(s)/female 2013
=17 Venezuela 0.79 male(s)/female 2013
=17 Bolivia 0.79 male(s)/female 2013
=17 Eritrea 0.79 male(s)/female 2013
20 Dominica 0.77 male(s)/female 2013
21 Philippines 0.76 male(s)/female 2013
22 Equatorial Guinea 0.75 male(s)/female 2013
=23 France 0.74 male(s)/female 2013
=23 Italy 0.74 male(s)/female 2013
=23 Spain 0.74 male(s)/female 2013
=23 Brazil 0.74 male(s)/female 2013
27 Austria 0.73 male(s)/female 2013
28 Colombia 0.72 male(s)/female 2013
=29 Luxembourg 0.71 male(s)/female 2013
=29 Chile 0.71 male(s)/female 2013
31 Argentina 0.7 male(s)/female 2013
32 Portugal 0.69 male(s)/female 2013
33 Burundi 0.67 male(s)/female 2013
34 Croatia 0.66 male(s)/female 2013
35 Aruba 0.65 male(s)/female 2013
36 Poland 0.62 male(s)/female 2013
37 Seychelles 0.61 male(s)/female 2013
=38 Slovakia 0.6 male(s)/female 2013
=38 Cape Verde 0.6 male(s)/female 2013
40 Lithuania 0.53 male(s)/female 2013
41 Palau 0.4 male(s)/female 2013

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