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Population: 26,410,416 (July 2004 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 34.1% (male 4,583,228; female 4,418,003)
15-64 years: 61.1% (male 7,990,233; female 8,157,136)
65 years and over: 4.8% (male 513,434; female 748,382) (2004 est.)
Median age: total: 22.1 years
male: 21.4 years female: 22.7 years (2004 est.)
Population growth rate: 1.65% (2004 est.)
Birth rate: total: 26.12 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Death rate: 7.95 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Net migration rate: -1.72 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2004 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 70,0 years
male: 60.67 years
female: 67.69 years (2004 est.)
Total fertility rate: 2.97 children born/woman (2004 est.)
Nationality: noun: Uzbekistani adjective: Uzbekistani
Ethnic groups: Uzbek 80%, Russian 5.5%, Tajik 5%, Kazakh 3%, Karakalpak 2.5%, Tatar 1.5%, other 2.5% (1996 est.)
Land use: arable land: 10.83%
permanent crops: 0.83%
other: 88.34% (2001)
Religions: Muslim 88% (mostly Sunnis), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%
Languages: Uzbek 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1%
Literacy: total population: 99.3%
male: 99.6%
female: 99% (2003 est.)