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Former French colonies 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 French Guiana 1.04 male(s)/female 2006
2 Niger 1.03 male(s)/female 2013
3 Mali 1.01 male(s)/female 2013
=4 Cote d'Ivoire 0.96 male(s)/female 2013
=4 Tunisia 0.96 male(s)/female 2013
6 Lebanon 0.86 male(s)/female 2013
=7 Senegal 0.85 male(s)/female 2013
=7 Syria 0.85 male(s)/female 2013
=7 Mozambique 0.85 male(s)/female 2013
=10 Cameroon 0.84 male(s)/female 2013
=10 Algeria 0.84 male(s)/female 2013
12 Madagascar 0.83 male(s)/female 2013
=13 Morocco 0.82 male(s)/female 2013
=13 Laos 0.82 male(s)/female 2013
=13 Djibouti 0.82 male(s)/female 2013
16 Haiti 0.8 male(s)/female 2013
17 Guinea 0.79 male(s)/female 2013
18 Togo 0.77 male(s)/female 2013
19 Mauritania 0.74 male(s)/female 2013
20 Gabon 0.73 male(s)/female 2013
21 Chad 0.72 male(s)/female 2013
22 Benin 0.67 male(s)/female 2013
23 Central African Republic 0.66 male(s)/female 2013
=24 Burkina Faso 0.62 male(s)/female 2013
=24 Vietnam 0.62 male(s)/female 2013
26 Cambodia 0.6 male(s)/female 2013

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