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South Asia Compared by People > Age structure > 15-64 years > Females

DEFINITION: This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 India 352.87 million 2008
2 Pakistan 48.92 million 2008
3 Bangladesh 47.47 million 2008
4 Afghanistan 8.45 million 2008
5 Bhutan 203,649 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Age structure > 15-64 years > Females. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/South-Asia/People/Age-structure/15--64-years/Females

South Asia Compared by People > Age structure > 15-64 years > Females

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