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Former British colonies Compared by People > Sex ratio > Under 15 years

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 India 1.13 male(s)/female 2012
2 Kuwait 1.08 male(s)/female 2012
=3 Grenada 1.06 male(s)/female 2012
=3 Brunei 1.06 male(s)/female 2012
=3 Saint Lucia 1.06 male(s)/female 2012
=3 Pakistan 1.06 male(s)/female 2012
=3 Jordan 1.06 male(s)/female 2012
=3 Tuvalu 1.06 male(s)/female 2012
=3 Malaysia 1.06 male(s)/female 2012
=10 Singapore 1.05 male(s)/female 2012
=10 Egypt 1.05 male(s)/female 2012
=10 United Arab Emirates 1.05 male(s)/female 2012
=10 New Zealand 1.05 male(s)/female 2012
=10 Israel 1.05 male(s)/female 2012
=10 Australia 1.05 male(s)/female 2012
=10 Nigeria 1.05 male(s)/female 2012
=10 Canada 1.05 male(s)/female 2012
=18 Sri Lanka 1.04 male(s)/female 2012
=18 Burma 1.04 male(s)/female 2012
=18 Guyana 1.04 male(s)/female 2012
=18 Bhutan 1.04 male(s)/female 2012
=18 United States 1.04 male(s)/female 2012
=18 Yemen 1.04 male(s)/female 2012
=18 Botswana 1.04 male(s)/female 2012
=18 Trinidad and Tobago 1.04 male(s)/female 2012
=18 Maldives 1.04 male(s)/female 2012
=18 Fiji 1.04 male(s)/female 2012
=18 Belize 1.04 male(s)/female 2012
=18 Dominica 1.04 male(s)/female 2012
=30 Antigua and Barbuda 1.03 male(s)/female 2012
=30 Jamaica 1.03 male(s)/female 2012
=30 The Bahamas 1.03 male(s)/female 2012
=30 Sudan 1.03 male(s)/female 2012
=30 Qatar 1.03 male(s)/female 2012
=30 Bangladesh 1.03 male(s)/female 2012
=30 Bahrain 1.03 male(s)/female 2012
=37 Namibia 1.02 male(s)/female 2012
=37 Ghana 1.02 male(s)/female 2012
=37 Zimbabwe 1.02 male(s)/female 2012
=37 Swaziland 1.02 male(s)/female 2012
=41 Zambia 1.01 male(s)/female 2012
=41 Uganda 1.01 male(s)/female 2012
=41 Kenya 1.01 male(s)/female 2012
=41 Lesotho 1.01 male(s)/female 2012
=41 The Gambia 1.01 male(s)/female 2012
=41 Tanzania 1.01 male(s)/female 2012
=47 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1 male(s)/female 2012
=47 Somalia 1 male(s)/female 2012
=47 Barbados 1 male(s)/female 2012
=47 Malawi 1 male(s)/female 2012
51 Sierra Leone 0.99 male(s)/female 2012

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