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Densely populated 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 Mayotte 1.05 male(s)/female 2011
2 Bangladesh 0.96 male(s)/female 2013
=3 Marshall Islands 0.95 male(s)/female 2013
=3 Gibraltar 0.95 male(s)/female 2013
5 Maldives 0.94 male(s)/female 2013
6 Comoros 0.92 male(s)/female 2013
=7 Bahrain 0.91 male(s)/female 2013
=7 India 0.91 male(s)/female 2013
9 Taiwan 0.89 male(s)/female 2013
=10 Hong Kong 0.88 male(s)/female 2013
=10 Macau 0.88 male(s)/female 2013
12 Lebanon 0.86 male(s)/female 2013
=13 Virgin Islands 0.83 male(s)/female 2013
=13 Grenada 0.83 male(s)/female 2013
=15 Singapore 0.82 male(s)/female 2013
=15 Martinique 0.82 male(s)/female 2006
=17 Monaco 0.81 male(s)/female 2013
=17 Saint Martin 0.81 male(s)/female 2013
=17 Guernsey 0.81 male(s)/female 2013
=20 Netherlands 0.8 male(s)/female 2013
=20 El Salvador 0.8 male(s)/female 2013
=20 San Marino 0.8 male(s)/female 2013
=20 Haiti 0.8 male(s)/female 2013
24 Malta 0.79 male(s)/female 2013
=25 Nauru 0.78 male(s)/female 2013
=25 Israel 0.78 male(s)/female 2013
27 Puerto Rico 0.77 male(s)/female 2013
=28 Philippines 0.76 male(s)/female 2013
=28 Japan 0.76 male(s)/female 2013
30 Sri Lanka 0.75 male(s)/female 2013
31 Jersey 0.74 male(s)/female 2013
32 Tuvalu 0.73 male(s)/female 2013
=33 Bermuda 0.72 male(s)/female 2013
=33 Belgium 0.72 male(s)/female 2013
35 South Korea 0.69 male(s)/female 2013
=36 Mauritius 0.67 male(s)/female 2013
=36 Rwanda 0.67 male(s)/female 2013
=36 Burundi 0.67 male(s)/female 2013
=39 Barbados 0.65 male(s)/female 2013
=39 Aruba 0.65 male(s)/female 2013

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