BRAZIL

THE COUNTRY OF FOOTBALL

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Brazil a country developed

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LOCATION

Eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean

- (Absolute) population

202,656,788 (July 2014 est.)

- Area

8,514,877 sq km

- Population Density

20.5 inhabitants per square kilometer

- Age structure

0-14 years: 23.8% (male 24,534,129/female 23,606,332)
15-24 years: 16.5% (male 16,993,708/female 16,521,057)
25-54 years: 43.7% (male 43,910,790/female 44,674,915)
55-64 years: 8.4% (male 8,067,022/female 9,036,519)
65 years and over: 7.6% (male 6,507,069/female 8,805,247) (2014 est.)

- Median Age

Median age: total: 30.7 years
male: 29.9 years
female: 31.5 years (2014 est.)

- Birth Rate

14.72 births/1,000 population (2014 est .)
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- Mortality Rate

6.54 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
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- Sex Ratio

0-14 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.74 male(s)/female

- Population Growth Rate

0.8% (2014 est.)

- Infant Mortality

19.21 deaths/1,000 live births

- Life Expectancy

73.28 years

- Fertility Rate

1.79 children born/woman (2014 est.)

- Literacy

age 15 and over can read and write

- Stage of the Demographic transition model

As part of the BRIC countries, Brazil was one of the countries which was designated as a developing country becoming a major global power in the 21st century. With a rich STOCK of commodities and oil along with a growing shift towards urbanization, Brazil was a perfect example of a country rapidly shifting through the stages of the demographic transition.

ANTHEM OF BRAZIL

Himno Nacional del Brasil Hino Nacional do Brasil

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