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    St. Louis-area man accused of sexual torture

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:01:01 GMT
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Population  22,675,617 (July 2000 est.)

Age structure  0-14 years:42% (male 4,860,795; female 4,708,453)
15-64 years:55% (male 6,272,842; female 6,123,188)
65 years and over:3% (male 331,840; female 378,499) (2000 est.)

Population growth rate  2.86% (2000 est.)

Birth rate  35.04 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Death rate  6.4 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Net migration rate  0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Sex ratio  at birth:1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years:1.03 male(s)/female
15-64 years:1.02 male(s)/female
65 years and over:0.88 male(s)/female
total population:1.02 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

Infant mortality rate  62.49 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

Life expectancy at birth  total population:66.53 years
male:65.54 years
female:67.56 years (2000 est.)

Total fertility rate  4.87 children born/woman (2000 est.)

Nationality  noun:Iraqi(s)
adjective:Iraqi

Ethnic groups  Arab 75%-80%, Kurdish 15%-20%, Turkoman, Assyrian or other 5%

Religions  Muslim 97% (Shi'a 60%-65%, Sunni 32%-37%), Christian or other 3%

Languages  Arabic, Kurdish (official in Kurdish regions), Assyrian, Armenian

Literacy  definition:age 15 and over can read and write
total population:58%
male:70.7%
female:45% (1995 est.)

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