The total population of Bolivia is 11,215,674 people. The people of Bolivia speak the Spanish, Uru, Aymara and Puquina languages. The linguistic diversity of Bolivia is vaguely diverse according to a fractionation scale, which is 0.224 for Bolivia. The average age is about 23.4 years. Life expectancy in Bolivia is 68. Female fertility rate in Bolivia is 3.2. Around 18% of the population of Bolivia is obese. Ethnic diversity is quite diverse according to a fractionation scale, which for Bolivia is 0.7396. Details of the language, religion, age, gender distribution and advancement of the people of Bolivia can be found in the sections below, as well as the section on education in the country.
Population In Bolivia, the population density is 9.46 people per square kilometer (25 per square mile). Based on these statistics, this country is considered very sparsely populated. The total population of Bolivia is 11,215,674 people. Bolivia has approximately 154,330 foreign immigrants. Immigrants in Bolivia make up 0.1 percent of the total number of immigrants worldwide. Immigrants in Bolivia make up 1.4 percent of the total number of immigrants worldwide. The ethnic diversity of Bolivia is quite diverse according to a fractionation scale based on ethnicity. Ethnic Fractionation (EF) deals with the number, size, socioeconomic distribution, and geographic location of diverse cultural groups, usually within a state or some other demarcated area. Specific cultural characteristics can refer to language, skin color, religion, ethnicity, customs and traditions, history, or other distinctive criteria, alone or in combination. These characteristics are often used for social exclusion and power monopolization. The index of ethnic fractionation in Bolivia is 0.7396. This means that there is a relatively high number of unique ethnic groups in Bolivia. EF is usually measured as 1 minus the Herfindahl concentration index of ethnolinguistic group proportions, which reflects the probability that two randomly drawn individuals from the population belong to different groups. The theoretical maximum of EF of 1 means that each person belongs to a different group. Below you will find statistics for Bolivia on the average age and gender distribution at different ages.
Old The average age is about 23.4 years. The average age of men is 22.6 years and the average age of women is 24.1 years.
Gender The sex ratio, or number of males per female (estimated at birth), is 1.05. It can be further broken down into the following categories: sex ratio below 15 - 1.04; sex ratio from 15 to 64 - 0.96; sex ratio over 64 - 0.79; Overall sex ratio - 0.98. The overall sex ratio differs from the sex ratio estimated at birth. This is because some newborns are included in the sex ratio estimated at birth, but die within the first few weeks of life and are not included in the overall sex ratio.
Religion The majority religion in Bolivia is Christianity, whose adherents make up 93.9% of all religious believers in the country. Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as presented in the New Testament. Christianity is the largest religion in the world with over 2.4 billion followers known as Christians. Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the Savior of mankind, whose coming as Christ or Messiah was prophesied in the Old Testament. In addition to Christianity, there are some followers of folk religions in Bolivia. Bolivia's religious diversity is vaguely diverse according to a fractionation scale based on the number of religions in Bolivia. The index of religious fractionation in Bolivia is 0.2085. This score means that within the country there is a major belief with a few other subordinate beliefs.