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Emerging markets 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 China 0.92 male(s)/female 2013
2 India 0.91 male(s)/female 2013
3 Peru 0.9 male(s)/female 2013
=4 Malaysia 0.89 male(s)/female 2013
=4 Pakistan 0.89 male(s)/female 2013
6 Turkey 0.84 male(s)/female 2013
7 Thailand 0.82 male(s)/female 2013
8 Mexico 0.81 male(s)/female 2013
9 Venezuela 0.79 male(s)/female 2013
10 Indonesia 0.78 male(s)/female 2013
11 Philippines 0.76 male(s)/female 2013
12 Brazil 0.74 male(s)/female 2013
13 Colombia 0.72 male(s)/female 2013
14 Chile 0.71 male(s)/female 2013
15 Argentina 0.7 male(s)/female 2013
=16 Bulgaria 0.68 male(s)/female 2013
=16 Romania 0.68 male(s)/female 2013
18 South Africa 0.67 male(s)/female 2013
19 Poland 0.62 male(s)/female 2013
20 Hungary 0.59 male(s)/female 2013
21 Lithuania 0.53 male(s)/female 2013
=22 Estonia 0.49 male(s)/female 2013
=22 Ukraine 0.49 male(s)/female 2013
24 Latvia 0.48 male(s)/female 2013
25 Russia 0.44 male(s)/female 2013

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