Uzbekistan: Health Status Country Profile, 2012 Lauren E. Valyo* and Supercourse Developers**
Population Statistics: Population:Population Growth Rate: -28,128,600 (July 2011) -0.94% (2011 est.) Units: Persons Scale: Millions
Demographics: Age Structure: 0-14 years: 26.5% (male 3,817,755/female 3,635,142) 15-64 years: 68.8% (male 9,620,356/female 9,742,818) 65 years and over: 4.7% (male 560,574/female 751,955) Infant Mortality Rate: total: 21.92 deaths/1,000 live births male: 25.95 deaths/1,000 live births female: 17.64 deaths/1,000 live births Life Expectancy at Birth: total population: 72.51 years male: 69.48 years female: 75.71 years
Demographics Continued: Birth/Death Rate: 17.43 births/1,000 population 5.29 deaths/1,000 population Urbanization: urban population: 36% of total population (2010) rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change Net Migration Rate: -2.74 migrant(s)/1,000 population Sex Ratio:Total Fertility: at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female 1.89 children born/womanunder 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 0.75 male(s)/female total population: 0.99 male(s)/female
Cultural Uzbekistan: Nationality: noun: Uzbekistani Ethnic Groups: Uzbek 80%, Russian 5.5%, Tajik 5%, Kazakh 3%, Karakalpak 2.5%, Tatar 1.5%, other 2.5% (as of 1996) Religion: Muslim 88% (mostly Sunni), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%
Cultural Uzbekistan Continued: Languages: Uzbek (official) 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1% Literacy: total population: 99.3% male: 99.6% female: 99%
Health Information: Health Expenditures: 5.2% of GDP (2009) Physicians Density: 2.617 physicians/1,000 population (2007) Hospital Bed Density: 4.83 beds/1,000 population (2007)
HIV/AIDS Statistics: HIV/AIDS- Adult Prevalence Rate: 0.1% (2009 est.) HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 28,000 (2009 est.) HIV/AIDS- Deaths: fewer than 500 (2009 est.) According to the Republican AIDS Centre, of the people officially registered in Uzbekistan as living with HIV, 56% are in the age group 15 - 30. However, HIV is not yet as major a threat in Uzbekistan as it is in many other regions.
Economy and Exports: Uzbekistan’s Top Exports (Post-Soviet): -Gold-Energy-Agriculture-Industry-Labor Force Major Trade Partners: -Russia 29.2% -China 9.5% -Kazakhstan 8.3% -South Korea 7.4% -Turkey 4.4%.
Communication Services Communication and Information Agency of Uzbekistan: The Communication and Information Agency of Uzbekistan is an agency that was developed in 2002 for communication purposes in Uzbekistan. The purpose of this agency is to further the development of computerization and informational/communication technologies.
Resources: http://www.indexmundi.com/uzbekistan/demographics_profile.html http://www.tradingeconomics.com/uzbekistan/population-imf-data.html http://www.worldlifeexpectancy.com/country-health-profile/uzbekistan http://www.mongabay.com/reference/country_studies/uzbekistan/ECONOMY.html http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2924.htm http://www.gov.uz/en/authorities/agencies/1347